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Forestry - Advanced

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Ballyhaise Agricultural College

Ballyhaise Agricultural College


 
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Course overview

Course Code 6M4337
QQI Award Code 6M4337 Forestry
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

The course runs over 24 weeks from September to June and includes a 12 week Practical Learning Period. Practical skills in the forest and classroom theory are spread out in three week blocks over the academic year.
  • Forest Management
  • Forest Establishment
  • Business Management
  • Skills Training
  • Work Practice

The Level 6 Certificate in Forestry course provides a viable option for those who want to obtain a recognised qualification and specialised skills awards. Students with a Level 6 forestry qualification can also progress to higher education at degree level and offers training for people who intend to take up employment in the forestry industry as forest supervisors or self employed contractors.
Course Summary

The Level 6 Certificate in Forestry course provides a viable option for those who want to obtain a recognised qualification and specialised skills awards. Students with a Level 6 forestry qualification can also progress to higher education at degree level and offers training for people who intend to take up employment in the forestry industry as forest supervisors or self employed contractors.

Career or Further Progressions Routes

Students with a Level 6 forestry qualification can also progress to higher education at degree level and offers training for people who intend to take up employment in the forestry industry as forest supervisors or self employed contractors. Level 6 forestry graduates may also apply via the advanced entry system into year 2 of the Bachelor Degree in Forestry Level 7 (WD076) at Waterford Institute of Technology.

What will you Study?

Work Practice 6N1947
Forest Management 6N4265
Close to Nature Forestry 6N4307
Forest Establishment 6N3408

Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
6M4337

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Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
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