Work Experience Opportunities in Agricultural Industries

WORK EXPERIENCE OPPORTUNITIES IN AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRIES

The following work experience opportunities are available to anyone aged 16 or over who is interested in working in the agricultural sector. We have a range of opportunities available. Depending on the employer, some are for one or two weeks. Once you have chosen your preferred work experience, we will put you in touch with the relevant employer and they will give you more details on the type and duration of your work experience with them.

At present, these opportunities are only in the Lothians, but our aim is to start to list work experience opportunities throughout Scotland in the longer term, so if you are not from the Lothians, please check the site in the months to come for further opportunities.

Neither Jobfarm nor RHASS accept any liability to anyone who uses the website to source work experience opportunities and they provide no warranty that the work experience opportunity is either suitable or appropriate for the applicant. The information provided on the website is for guidance only and is not necessarily comprehensive. Applicants for work experience should make their own enquiries from the farmer or business to ensure that the work experience they take up is suitable for them.

WEST LOTHIAN

LOCATION

TYPE

South Queensferry

On a mixed farm

 

In a farm shop

 

In a farm café

 

In a farm kitchen

 

In a farm butchery

 

Gamekeeping

 

Groundcare

 

In the estate office

 

Estate/farm work – variety of work on a busy rural estate

 

Mainly arable with beef and horse livery

West Calder

Cattle Farm

Kirknewton

Sheep & beef farming, Agritourism

Linlithgow

Beef and arable farm

 

Mixed (sheep and beef) farm near Bo’ness

 

Stock farm

Kirkliston

Mixed farm, beef and arable

EAST AND MID LOTHIAN

LOCATION

TYPE

Midlothian

 

Pathhead

On arable and stock farms

Penicuik

On a mixed farm

 

Livery stables

Ingliston

Insurance office – see how insurance and financial services operate in the rural sector

 

Office, agricultural policies – see how agricultural policies are influenced at a government level

Currie

Upland Sheep Farming

East Lothian

 

Gifford

In a cheese factory

 

In a milk factory

Near Pencaitland and Athelstaneford

Arable Farm (including potatoes)

Haddington

Agricultural business – estate agency, forestry, renewable energy

 

Engineering workshop – tractors or lawnmowers

 

Vegetable and potato farm – working in field, planting or harvesting and packing

 

Arable & potato farm – day to day work growing crops and seeds

 

Sales & marketing - in a food production business

Longniddry

On a poultry farm

Macmerry

Engineering workshop – tractors & parts department

Drem

Haulage – farm deliveries

If you are interested in any of the above work experience opportunities, please indicate which is of interest by completing the contact form below: