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Agricultural Skills (NPA)

Dundee and Angus College

Venues

Arbroath Campus

Content

This course provides an understanding of some of the practical skills required within the agricultural industry. Some of the units covered on the course include Tractor Driving, Livestock Production, Crop Production, Fence Construction, Farm Maintenance, ATV Operations. There will also be some classroom work to build on the understanding of agricultural systems.

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 and Estates

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