Agriculture Poultry SVQ at SCQF Level 5

Level: SCQF 5

Available at these campuses: Ayr

About the Course

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These is on-farm work-based programme which enhances your poultry production skills to meet the agriculture industry requirements.

Course Duration: 1 year work-based learning.


Entry Requirements

Applicants must be employed within the poultry industry or have an employer who would be willing to employ them and have a satisfactory standard of literacy and numeracy.

Course Content


The course covers areas such as how to monitor and maintain health, safety and security, develop an awareness of environmental good practice and agree how to manage and improve own performance in a business environment.

The SVQ also includes optional units, for example how to provide feed and water to livestock, brood and grow young birds and carry out maintenance and repair of equipment and machinery.


A Modern Apprenticeship is also available where unit selection can be targeted towards poultry.


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