Agricultural Skills (SCQF Level 5)

Course Content

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.  

Entry Requirements

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.

Future Prospects

Possible progression to NC in Agriculture at SRUC, Pre Apprenticeship programmes or direct employment in agriculture.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Arbroath Campus

  • Start Date

    07 Sep 2020

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    34 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Agriculture, Estates & Horticulture

  • 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
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