Landbased Engineering (Agriculture)

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)


Barony Campus, Oatridge Campus


This is a challenging course where you will need to prove a high level of determination, motivation and a drive to succeed from beginning to end. At times you will be required to work as a team and at others, completely independently. You will be expected to work to deadlines like those you will face in the industry. You will work along with a teaching team that is hugely experienced in their field, all coming from an industry background.

The engineering team prides itself on the record of positive student employment success following successful course completion over many years.

This course has been proven as a successful stepping stone for trainee engineers and apprenticeships in this key industry, or progression onto other courses provided by SRUC.

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

Entry Requirements

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

Progression Routes

SVQ at SCQF Level 5 or 6

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Engineering and Technology

SCQF Level



Career Area


Career Sectors

Aeronautical Engineering

Chemical and Materials Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Engineering General

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (including Fabrication and Welding)

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Offshore and Energy