Agricultural Skills (SCQF Level 5)
This course introduces the learner to agriculture and uses both practical and theory based learning. Subjects covered include: agricultural technology; edible crops; livestock; machinery; and agricultural tourism.
No prior agricultural experience necessary. Competent reading, writing and numeracy skills along with qualifications that show the ability to work at SCQF level 5. Enthusiasm and genuine interest in working in the agricultural industry. Learners must be willing to work outdoors in all weathers.
Method of Assessment
Mixture of practical and written assessments.
Possible progression to NC in Agriculture at SRUC, Pre Apprenticeship programmes or direct employment in agriculture.
24 Aug 2020
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