About the Course
The Certificate in Land-based studies course is designed to attract schools leavers or young people that are out of work, who enjoy and have an interest in hands-on land-based subjects and would like to develop their knowledge in this area.
Alternatively, this course would be suitable for 16-19 year olds who may have required additional help while school/college and who have an interest in land-based subjects.
Students must be 16 years of age or over. Entry by interview. No formal qualifications are required. Desire to commit to the course.
This course will cover a number of subjects that will give the student the experience of what the land-based sector is all about including: agriculture, environment, horticulture, landscaping, equine and engineering. The course comprises essential skills subjects such as: communications, numeracy, IT, enterprise and employability skills with a focus on personal development.
On successful completion students can progress to specialist SCQF Level 5 National Certificate courses or to SVQs at the same level..