Forestry HND

University of the Highlands and Islands
In Inverness (Scotland)

Price on request

Important information

  • HND
  • Inverness (Scotland)

If you're interested in the conservation and management of our woodland and forest areas, the HND Forestry will give you the knowledge and skills to pursue a career in the forestry industry. You will study at the Scottish School of Forestry, part of Inverness College UHI, and you will undertake a work placement as part of the course. Special features Studying at the Scottish School of Forestry, just outside Inverness, you will benefit from the specialist facilitiesand expert staff You will undertake a paid work placement in the forestry industry The course can be studied on a full time or part time basis to suit your personal and professional circumstances

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location
15 September 2016
1 Inverness Campus, IV2 5NA, Highlands and Islands, Scotland
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What you'll learn on the course

IT Management
Skills and Training

Course programme

Year 1 - HNC Mandatory units are: Establishment of woodland Forest harvesting Forest mensuration and thinning control Forestry: forest science Timber sales and transportation Employment and health and safety legislation for the land based industries Forestry operations: work programming Forestry land measurement Forestry: graded unit 1 Option units may include: Woodland nursery production IT applications Communication skills Forestry: Forest Protection Leadership of countryside activities  Year 2 - HND Mandatory units are: Forestry: graded unit 2 Forest recreation Forestry and other land use Forestry industries market evaluation Forestry: financial control of forest enterprises Forestry: forest design Forestry: forest policy and law Forestry: forest protection Forestry: woodland conservation Forestry: woodland ecology Compulsory year in industry  Option units may include: Forestry: use of computers in forestry management Getting started in business Urban woodlands and green space