About the Course
These are on-farm work-based programmes which enhances your production and management skills to meet the agriculture industry requirements.
Course Duration: 1 year work-based learning.
Applicants must be employed within the industry or have an employer who would be willing to employ them. Successful completion of SVQ Agriculture or National Certificate or equivalent qualification at SCQF Level 5.
Crops strand: specialist units will teach you how to prepare planting equipment and plant crops monitor and maintain the provision of nutrients to crops and plan and manage thharvesting of crops.
Mixed farming strand: the course units will cover both knowledge and practical skills in the areas of health and safety, health and welfare of livestock and will teach you how to prepare planting equipment and plant crop, monitor and maintain the provision of nutrients to crops and establish and confirm pregnancy in livestock.
A Modern Apprenticeship for this level can be achieved by completing this course and two other industrial awards (if required).