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This one day training course is aimed at landowners, woodland managers and land agents who have an interest in being able to estimate the volume of growing trees or timber within their woodlands.
Trees and Timber Measurement

Delivery method


Recognised by

Lantra Awards

Who should attend?

The course is aimed at landowners, woodland managers and land agents.

What will be covered?

By the end of the course, students will have covered the following outcomes:

  • Explain why trees are measured
  • Explain mensuration conventions
  • Measure individual tree parameters
  • Measure stand parameters
  • Select appropriate methods of determining volume of individual trees and forest stands
  • Establish the volume of an individual tree
  • Establish the volume of a stand
  • Measure timber by weight
  • Visit an appropriate uniform stand to measure trees as an exercise.

The course is Lantra Awards accredited and the day will be split between classroom and woodland to provide students with both the theory and practical side of timber measurement.

Other areas of interest

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  • Ignite: Managing Woods for Woodfuel (1 day course)
  • Ignite: Woodfuel Production and Supply (3 day course)
  • Ignite: Woodfuel Quality Standards (1 day course)
  • Basic Wildfire Fighting (1 day course)
  • Forestry and Climate Change (2 day course).
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