Rural Skills (Animal route) NC Level 4

What is special about this course?

This introductory, hands-on course will help you develop the skills and gain knowledge needed for work in the land-based industries. You will experience some of the basic practical skills needed to work in agriculture and other land-based industries.

Entry requirements

You don’t need passes in specific subjects to join this course, but you need a positive attitude and you should be willing to learn new skills, and undertake a successful interview

What units will I study?

  • Land-based Industries: an introduction
  • Estate Maintenance
  • Employability Skills in the Land-based sector
  • Animal Husbandry: an introduction
  • Animal Handling: an introduction

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time

How and where will I study?

You will study at your local Argyll College centre and spend some time at a local farm.

Where can I study my course?

    • Argyll College UHI

Start date

In most schools this course will start in June.

Fees

For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Where will it take me?

  • Introduction to Land Based Skills – at college
  • NC Agriculture – at college
  • Modern Apprenticeships – work-based

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Rural Skills (Animal route) NC Level 4

To enrol, or for further information on this course, please contact your local Argyll College Centre

This course is part of our schools-link senior phase programme and is embedded in your option choices at school. If this course is offered by your school speak to your Guidance Teacher and request an application form.

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.

This course is part of our schools-link senior phase programme and is embedded in your option choices at school. If this course is offered by your school speak to your Guidance Teacher and request an application form.