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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.

Alternatively, this course would be suitable for 16-19 year olds who may have required additional help while school/college and who have an interest in land-based subjects.

This course will cover a number of subjects that will give the student the experience of what the land-based sector is all about including: agriculture, environment, horticulture, landscaping, equine and engineering. The course comprises essential skills subjects such as: communications, numeracy, IT, enterprise and employability skills with a focus on personal development.

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

Rural Skills and Access Courses

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