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Landbased Studies (Certificate)

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Elmwood Campus, Oatridge Campus

Content

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.

This course will cover a variety of subjects that will give you an introduction to what the land-based sector is all about including:

Agriculture; Environment; Horticulture; Landscaping; Equine and engineering.

The course will also cover essential skills subjects such as communications, numeracy, IT, enterprise and employability skills with a focus on personal development.

On successful completion, you can progress to specialist SCQF Level 5 National Certificate courses or to SVQs at the same level.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. Entry by interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant courses at SCQF Level 5.

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Environment, Conservation and Sustainability

SCQF Level

4

Website

www.sruc.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals