About the Course
This is an on-farm work-based programme which develops your skills and knowledge in agriculture.
Course Duration: Oatridge - 1 year work-based learning, Barony - block release.
Applicants must be employed within the industry or have an employer who would be willing to employ them. Satisfactory standard of literacy and numeracy is required
A range of topics will be covered during the course including health and safety, management of soils and crops, monitoring and maintaining the health and welfare of livestock and estate maintenance. Additional specialised units will be on offer at each campus.
A Modern Apprenticeship for SVQ Agriculture SCQF 5 Modern Apprenticeship can be achieved by completing this course and two other industrial awards.