Agriculture NC

Level: SCQF 6

Available at these campuses: Aberdeen, Barony, Oatridge

About the Course

cowsThis 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.

Entry Requirements

Applicants are normally expected to have a minimum of 2 National 4s and 2 National 5s including English, Maths, Geography or a science. English, Maths or a science subject must be at National 5.

Course Content

A range of topics will be covered during the course including livestock husbandry, crop and grassland production and machinery operation.