About the Course
This course provides sound practical experience together with the technical knowledge necessary for a career in agriculture.
In today’s agricultural environment it is more vital than ever that tomorrow’s farmers and their staff have the training to face the future as both food producers and guardians of the countryside.
Agriculture remains of enormous importance to the economy, especially in the rural communities of Scotland and as it goes through an exciting period of change it offers a huge variety of career opportunities.
Course Duration: 1 academic year
Applicants are normally expected to have a minimum of Core Skills at SCQF Level 4 and preferably 2 National 5s
A range of topics will be covered during the course including livestock husbandry, crop and grassland production and machinery operation. Topics such as farm maintenance skills and farm record keeping may also be included.