Agricultural Skills (SCQF Level 5)

Course Content

This course aims to provide the necessary skills to enter employment or further training in this industry. Angus is well known for quality food production, including cereals, soft fruit, vegetables and livestock. The course includes training in use of machinery, land management and farm diversification. Input from local industry specialists.

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 (Level 6) at SRUC, pre-apprenticeship programmes or direct employment in agriculture.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Arbroath Campus

  • Start Date

    23 Aug 2021

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    34 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Horticulture, Estates & Agriculture

  • 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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