Name of qualification Name of qualification: Inženir gozdarstva in lovstva/inženirka gozdarstva in lovstvaAdd to comparison
Translated title (no legal status) Translated title: Forestry and hunting engineer
Type of qualification Type of qualification: Short cycle higher vocational diploma
Category of qualification Category of qualification: Educational Qualification
Type of education Type of education: Short cycle higher vocational education
Duration Duration of education:
2 years
Credits Credits: 120 credits
Admission requirements Entry conditions:
  • Matura or vocational matura (previously school-leaving examination) or 
  • master craftsman, foreman or managerial examination, three years of working experience and passed examinations in general education subjects in a scope determined for the vocational matura in secondary professional education.
ISCED field Field:
Agriculture, forestry, fisheries and veterinary
ISCED subfield subfield: forestry
Qualification level

SQF Level: SQF 6
EQF Level: EQF 5
EOVK Level: Short cycle

Learning outcomes:
Students will be able to: 
(general competences)
  • lead, plan and organise forestry and hunting activities and production, 
  • work in a moral and ethical way involving honesty, accuracy and conscientiousness at work,
  • protect the landscape, physical space and environment,
  • cooperate in developing the profession and take on initiatives for introducing new features in the profession,
  • use a foreign language to keep abreast of technical developments abroad and to communicate with professional terminology,
  • use selected statistical methods for data processing,
  • organise and manage work processes in forestry and hunting,
  • communicate and reach agreements regarding business matters,
  • decide autonomously in professional and business matters and solve technical issues concerning forestry and hunting,
(specific vocational competences)
  • formulate and implement forest cultivation plans, participate in formulating forest cultivation plans for a commercial unit, felling and hauling plans and commercial hunting plans,
  • monitor the population development of wild animals and their alignment with the forest biotope, monitor and record the presence of rare animal and plant species and offer suggestions for their protection – including outside the forest and in the wider forest environment, 
  • supervise areas in connection with acts and implementing regulations in the area of hunting and nature protection,
  • independently organise, coordinate and manage work in forest companies and private estates,
  • assure the quality of production processes and products in forestry ad hunting,
  • perform forestry and hunting tasks and procedures as part of the public forest service and hunting organisations,
  • use computer tools to plan work procedures and processes and to process data,
  • advise all interested parties in the area of forestry and hunting activities.

Assesment and completion:
Students' knowledge is assessed by means of practical classes and seminar papers, and also via products, projects, presentations, services, etc. and by examinations. Examination performance is graded as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: solid results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5–1 (inadequate). In order to pass an examination, a candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10).


Students may progress to the second year if they have successfully completed first-year modules, subjects and practical training (including practical classes, seminar papers, projects, examinations, etc.) totalling at least 45 credits, where all practical classes and practical training course units must be completed in full. 

Inženir gozdarstva in lovstva/inženirka gozdarstva in lovstva



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SQF 7 / EQF 6


First-cycle study programmes (SQF, level 7)

Conditions for obtaining a public document:

Diplomas are issued to students who complete all the obligatory modules/subjects in the amount of 95 credits, the elective modules in the amount of 15 credits, the free elective subject in the amount of 5 and diploma examination in the amount of 5 credits.

Awarding body:

Postojna Education Centre, Higher Professional School


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