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Landbased Engineering (Forestry)

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Barony Campus

Content

The course covers a range of core topics, including engine technology, repair skills and electrics, as well as workshop processes, welding and mechanical transmission.

You'll learn about hydraulic systems and brakes, steering and traction, as well as how to operate, maintain and repair machinery in the contexts of health, safety and the environment and of the forestry industry.

This course provides an ideal blend of theory and practical tasks, where you will learn how a system works and then get hands on with the system.

The course involves talks from leading people in the industry along with field visits relevant to the subject you have chosen.

Example modules include: Hydraulic Systems; Mechanical Transmission Systems; Engine Technology
Electrics: An Introduction.

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 5 plus English and Maths at National 4; or NC Introduction to Landbased Engineering.

Progression Routes

SVQ at SCQF Level 5 or 6

Start Date

September

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Engineering

SCQF Level

6

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