Modern Apprenticeship in Rural Skills SCQF Level 5

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Modern Apprenticeship in Rural Skills SCQF Level 5

SCQF Level

This programme aims to give new and less experienced staff an initial qualification in the areas of estate maintenance or environmental conservation and will normally take about 12 months of study and on-site training to complete. It covers practical aspects enabling learners to develop an awareness of environmental good practice and to establish and maintain working relationships with others.

Learners can take one of two SVQ pathways: Environmental Conservation or Estate Maintenance

  • Environmental Conservation allows learners to promote responsible use of outdooor sites, as well as survey and report of the condition of the environment.
  • Estate Maintenance allows earners to focus on more specific areas such as maintaining and improving game and wildlife habitat or maintaining and repairing boundaries and access points.

On successful completion, you will receive a Lantra Modern Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 5 and an SQA Scottish Vocational Qualification at SCQF Level 5 (equivalent to a National 5), plus additional short course enhancement certificates, including an Emergency First Aid qualification (one day course).

Find out more from SRUC and Rural Skills Scotland.