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Agriculture

Argyll College UHI

Venues

Campbeltown Centre

Content

The course will introduce the following areas: Livestock Husbandry, Health and Welfare; Livestock Reproduction and Digestive Systems; Tractor Operations and Attachments; Farm Maintenance Skills; Soils and Fertility; Grassland Production; Dairy Production; Calf Rearing Systems; Forage Crop Production; Crop Production; Accident and Emergency Procedures; Agricultural Environmental Awareness.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. However, all students will be expected to have a keen interest in agriculture and land-based industries. Practical agricultural experience will also be considered favourably. All students will be required to attend interview.

Progression Routes

HNC Agriculture

Start Date

Contact local centre

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Science and Environment

SCQF Level

6

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals