Following completion of our Certificate in Forestry, or appropriate experience of working in the field, this course is designed to build on existing knowledge and develop specialist skills.
Forestry involves managing trees and woodlands, usually in rural areas, for commercial, social, environmental or other benefits.
Arboriculture is a more specialised field, usually associated with the management of single or small groups of trees in more urban areas.
Forest Mechanisation, as the name suggests, is about the operation and utilisation of forestry machinery to carry out tasks like surveying, inspecting, harvesting and planting trees and woodland areas.
Students will be able to choose their specialisation from general forestry, forest machinery or arboriculture.
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