Introduction to Estate Skills

Course Content

This course offers hands on estate skills with practical and theory lessons covering: building maintenance skills; tree planting; drystone walling; machinery use; and tractor driving.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements however, applicants must undergo an interview and be able to demonstrate the ability to work at SCQF level 4. 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

The course is continually assessed throughout the year and is a mixture of theoretical and practical subjects.

Future Prospects

NC Horticulture Level 5 Horticulture, Agriculture, Landscaping, Estate Skills.

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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