Advanced Certificate in Forestry L6 SCQF Level 6

What is special about this course?

The course will develop your practical skills, knowledge and understanding of the social and productive values of woodland. It allows students considering a career in forestry to experience a taster of higher level study in the forestry sector.  

Entry requirements

  • You should be a minimum preferred age of 17 by 1 January 2021
  • Three passes at National 5 at A or B
  • Direct entry also possible from Certificate in Forestry 

Additional selection requirements:

Entry to the course is based on you:-

  • Meeting the above entry requirements, and
  • Attending a course information and selection day
  • Coppiced woodlands
  • Green woodworking
  • Mobile saw-milling
  • Countryside woodwork
  • Forest ecology
  • Forest machinery maintenance

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

How long will my course last?

1 Years

Where can I study my course?

    • Scottish School of Forestry


For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Progression onto:-

  • HNC/D Forestry
  • HNC/D Arboriculture and Urban Forestry
  • Work within the forestry/conservation industry. 

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