Introduction to Countryside Skills


21 Aug 2023


14 Jun 2024

An Introduction to Countryside skills at SCQF Level 4

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Borders College devised award using SQA accredited units.


Full time at the Newtown St Boswells Campus36 weeks 3 days per week in college.


Newtown St Boswells Campus and local estates

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Entry requirements

3 National 4 passes or equivalentA genuine interest in the landbased sector and a sucessful interview.

Progression opportunities

Progression to other relevant landbased courses at a higher level.

Career Prospects

Progression to other landbased courses such as Agriculture, Gamekeeping, Horticulture, Animal Care, Landbased Service Engineering Forestry or Landscaping.Emloyment on local farms and estates.

Course Content

Relevant subjects from the following coursesAgricultureHorticultureAnimal Care Game and Wildlife ManagementEnvironmental studiesLandscapingHorse ManagementForestry Skills


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