Access to Horticulture and Agriculture
The course is open to students who want to learn more about farming, gardening and working with fruit and vegetables. It’s a practical course where you’ll be working with tools, making things, learning about local businesses and gaining the skills and fitness needed to be able to work. It’s suitable for students from school age to adult.
Areas of study include:
· Rural Work
· Preparing for Employment
· Developing Agricultural Awareness
· Planning and Developing an Environmental Area
· Managing Money and Information
Dates: August to December 2022
Commitment: 16 hours with a lecturer per week.
Campuses: Arbroath and Kingsway
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There are no formal entry requirements – all candidates will be interviewed to assess suitability and discuss expectations. Applicants must be willing to work outdoors in all weathers and work as part of a team on practical, physically demanding tasks.
Method of Assessment
Continually assessed practical work and a small number of written assessments.
Students can progress onto Level 4 horticulture, estates or agricultural courses at D&A College, to pre-apprenticeships and into work.
29 Aug 2022
- Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page