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Agricultural Skills (NPA)

Dundee and Angus College

Venues

Arbroath Campus

Content

This course introduces the learner to agriculture and uses both practical and theory based learning. Subjects covered include: agricultural technology; edible crops; livestock; machinery; and agricultural tourism.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. Competent reading, writing and numeracy skills along with qualifications that show the ability to work at SCQF Level 5. Enthusiasm and genuine interest in working in the agricultural industry. Candidates must be willing to work outdoors in all weathers.

Progression Routes

NC in Agriculture at Scotland’s Rural University College (SRUC) or employment in agriculture locally.

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Agriculture, Estates and Horticulture

SCQF Level

5

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals