Agriculture - Level 1


06 Sep 2021


24 Jun 2022

This is an introductory level course, ideal for those with little prior agricultural experience, or for students progressing from the Schools Academy programme. Subjects include Machinery Maintenance, Prepare and Operate a Tractor, Transporting Materials in the Workplace, Estate Maintenance, Core Skills, Movement of Livestock, Growth of Crops, and Health, Hygiene and Safety Issues in the Workplace.

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Level 1 Award and Diploma in Work-based Agriculture at SCQF Level 4


Full-time 36 week course, 3 days per week in College , 1 or 2 days per week on placement ,


Newtown St Boswells Campus, Riddell Estate and work-based

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Entry requirements

3 National 3 passes or equivalent

Progression opportunities

Successful students may progress to the SVQ Level 2 Agriculture or NC Agriculture, or seek employment in the land-based industry.


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