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Forestry - Advanced

Course Code(s):  6M4337
QQI Award Code:  6M4337 Forestry
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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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 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.

What will you Study?

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
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)

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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.
Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry & Food
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