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Agriculture

Borders College

Venues

Newtown St Boswells Campus

Content

This course is designed to develop candidates’ knowledge of modern agricultural principles and systems and to give the individual an insight into agriculture in the UK. Content includes Livestock Husbandry, Health and Welfare, Beef and Suckled Calf Production, Livestock Reproduction and Digestive Systems, Sheep Production, Combinable Crop Production, Crop Production Equipment, Soils and Fertility, Grassland Production and Record Keeping.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5 and above or Agriculture at Level 2.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC or Modern Apprenticeship

Start Date

August

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

36 weeks

Department

Land and Animal Management

SCQF Level

6