About the Course
The aim of the course is to develop your specialist knowledge and technical skills in order to meet the demands of working with forestry/arboricultural machines and equipment.
Landbased engineering is a career for anyone with an interest in machines and how they work, an urge to learn practical skills and increasingly, a fascination with new technology.
Applicants are normally expected to have a minimum of 2 National 4s and 2 National 5s including English and Maths, or have successfully completed NC Landbased Engineering: An Introduction.
A range of topics will be covered during the course including engine repair, service and maintenance, hydraulic systems, welding and fabrication, forest machine maintenance and repair and harvester heads.