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Rural Skills

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Barony Campus, Elmwood Campus

Content

This course is designed to attract 16-19 year olds who enjoy and have an interest in hands-on land-based subjects and would like to develop their knowledge in this area.

Students will be given the opportunity to study and gain practical experience in a range of land-based industries such as agriculture, horticulture, conservation, animal care and more.

Content includes: Rural Environment: An Introduction; Construct Rural Features and Structures: An Introduction; Gardening Skills: An Introduction; Tree and Shrub Planting and Tractor Operations 1.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. Entry by interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant courses at SCQF Level 5.

Start Date

August

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Environment, Conservation and Sustainability

SCQF Level

4

Website

www.sruc.ac.uk