Careers
Industry Guides

There are lots of rewarding careers in the land-based, aquaculture and environmental conservation sector.

For each of our industries, we'll give you an idea of what jobs are available, what kind of experience and qualifications you need to get in and get on in the career you want.

Job roles

Find out more about the great jobs you could be doing in our sector and the courses and qualifications you need.

Qualifications

Use our qualifications search to compare Academic and Vocational options across our industries

Working in our industries

We're lots of videos about people who work in our sector, so have a look and find out what our industries are really like. Choose from fisheries management, equine, environmental conservation, trees and timber, horticulture, aquaculture, agriculture, game and wildlife, land-based engineering.

You can get more ideas about working in our sector from careers events we've run in the NorthWest and East of Scotland.

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Careers and Jobs in land-based and aquaculture industies
Agriculture

For people who are practical, hard-working and like the outdoors or who have an interest in science and technology.

Aquaculture

Ideal if you like working outdoors, developing new skills and keeping up with the latest science and technology.

Environmental Conservation

The environmental conservation industry is amongst the most diverse, dynamic and rewarding in Scotland.

Equine

Love horses and want a job where you could work with them every day? Choose a career in the equine industry!

Fisheries Management

Great choice if you enjoy working outdoors and have a passion for fishing.

Game and Wildlife

If you like to use your initiative, take responsibility and work hard, then Game and Wildlife is for you!

Horticulture

Be creative and get your hands dirty with a helping of science and technology and a whole lot of horticulture.

Land-based Engineering

If you have problem-solving abilities and can come up with innovative solutions to challenges, come and work with the latest technologies.

Trees and Timber

Like being outdoors using machinery and getting your hands dirty, or prefer science or research within a lab? Trees and timber is the career for you!