Introduction to Countryside Skills (26 Aug 2024 - 13 Jun 2025)

An Introduction to Countryside skills at SCQF Level 4


Borders College, Newtown St Boswells
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This course is available on the Borders College website.


An Introduction to Countryside skills at SCQF Level 4


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

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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Whether you are a school leaver, returning to learning or striving to improve your skills and knowledge in the workplace, Borders College can help you achieve your goals and realise your potential.

Borders College is located in the Scottish Borders and offers a wide range of courses, from an introductory level through to advanced courses at Higher National level. They include a full range of apprenticeships courses, from modern apprenticeships to foundation apprenticeships. We also provide a large number of industry-based training courses for businesses throughout Scotland.

Courses are available to study full-time or part-time, during the day or in the evenings and at a variety of locations, depending on the needs of our students.

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