Agricultural Engineer (Mechanical)
National 5’s including Maths, English and preferably Physics. With National 5’s there are apprenticeships available and while working you achieve more qualifications.
Or HND in an engineering subject.
Or A degree in an engineering subject.
A driving licence is recommended.
- Practical skills
- Problem solving
- Time management
- Exploring faults in machinery
- Repairing faults
- Ordering new parts
- Visiting farms to repair their machinery on site
- Maintaining the workshop
- Reordering parts
Working Hours, Patterns and Environment
Workshop or outdoors.
With experience you could progress to management, sales, consultancy. With further qualifications, you could progress to engineering development.