Agriculture NC

What is special about this course?

The course is designed for school leavers or individuals that have an interest for agriculture and wish to develop their skills in that area.

This full-time course will be taught at your local centre. In the second semester at least one day each week will will be spent gathering practical experience in a work placement setting.

Entry requirements

Potential students require no specific qualifications for this course. However, all students will be expected to have a keen interest in agriculture and land-based industries. Practical agricultural experience will also be considered favourably. 

The course will introduce the following areas: 1. Livestock Husbandry, Health and Welfare 2. Livestock Reproduction and Digestive Systems 3. Tractor Operations and Attachments 4. Farm Maintenance Skills 5. Soils and Fertility 6. Grassland Production 7. Dairy Production 8. Calf Rearing Systems 9. Forage Crop Production 10. Crop Production 11. Accident and Emergency Procedures 12. Agricultural Environmental Awareness

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

How long will my course last?

1 Year

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Where can I study my course?

Start date

Please contact your local centre for more details on the course start date. 


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Apply for Agriculture NC

I want to start in 2021/22

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Argyll College UHI. Argyll College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.