Engineering offers a fast moving career with great potential for progression.
The days of getting by with just a trusty box of spanners and a monkey wrench are long gone.
Land-based Engineering at SRUC will provide you with a strong grasp of sophisticated control systems and the application of I.T. commonly employed in today's industry.
Although there are two distinct career options, agricultural engineering or forestry engineering, it is fair to say each is founded on common engineering principles and similar technology.
Over 6,000 companies in the UK sell and service agricultural and garden machinery. There are approximately 60,000 individuals working in the sector, 30 per cent of whom are service engineers.
Land-based Engineering (Agriculture)
These courses are for anyone with an interest in working as an agricultural engineer, offering a mix of theory and practical skills.
Land-Based Engineering (Forestry)
Landbased engineering is a career for anyone with an interest in machines and how they work — these courses combine that interest with the desire to work in the forestry environment.
Land-based Engineering (Ground Care)
Land-based engineering is a career for anyone with interests in machines, how they work, an urge to learn practical skills and a fascination with new technology.
Extended Diploma Land-based Technology
Learn about the technology found on modern land-based equipment along with some traditional engineering such as machining, bench work and welding and fabrication.
- Extended Diploma
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Fees & funding
Funding is available to help you complete your studies, including bursaries to pay your tuition fees and loans to help with maintenance and travel costs.
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