Agriculture- Modern Agriculture SCQF level 5


19 Aug 2024


13 Jun 2025

This full time provides an overview of the Agriculture industry with a focus on new and emerging technologies, for example the use of satellite and GPS systems; the collection, management, and use of data and metadata to improve efficiency; and the importance of diversification within the farming sector.It develops knowledge and understanding of modern agriculture and how it influences practices in the learner's local area.Learners also develop skills in health and safety, estate maintenance, care and handling of livestock and working with farm machinery.

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NPA Investigation of Modern Agriculture at SCQF 5


36 weeks full time. 3 days per week.


Newtown St Boswells

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Entry requirements

3 Nat 4 passes or successful completion of NPTC level 1 agriculture or equivalent plus an interest in farming.

Progression opportunities

NC agriculture or equivalent vocational qualification at SCQF 6. Careers in agriculture


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