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Landbased Engineering Agriculture SVQ at SCQF Level 6

Level: SCQF 6

Available at these campuses: Barony, Oatridge

About the Course

Farm machinery JCBThis course is for those with practical experience within the land-based industry.


Entry Requirements

Applicants must be employed within the industry or have an employer who would be willing to employ them. Applicants are normally expected to have a National 5 (A-C) in English and Maths. National Certificate programme or SVQ at SCQF level 5 or relevant industry experience will be considered.

Course Content

A range of topics will be covered during the course including agreeing how to manage and improve your own performance in a business environment, recognising and reducing hazards in the land-based engineering work area, organisational procedures in land-based engineering, customer care in land-based engineering, engineering principles: calculations, electronic control and monitoring systems on land-based equipment, hydraulic systems and components, inspecting and testing land-based equipment, service and repair powershift, hydrostatic, CVT transmissions on land-based equipment, refrigerant handling, service and repair land-based air conditioning/refrigeration equipment and servicing and repairing engines of land-based equipment.

A Modern Apprenticeship for this course can be achieved by learners completing SVQ at SCQF Level 5 and 6 plus Industry recognised material handling/fork lift truck certificate or Industry recognised trailer towing certificate and refrigerant handling course which is legislative or nationally recognised or Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) course which is legislative or nationally recognised or Industry recognised installation course e.g. Manufacturer’s course.