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Landbased Framework Details

Posted by | 25th January 2017 | Landbased News

LANTRA is the Sector Skills Council which supports skills and training for people and businesses in the land-based and environmental sector,

They cover 16 occupational areas grouped around:

  • Land management and production
  • Animal health and welfare
  • Environmental industries.

Businesses in land-based engineering work with:

  • Agricultural machinery (including tractors, combine harvesters, sprayers)
  • Groundcare machinery (including garden, sports turf and local grounds maintenance machinery also known as ‘outdoor power equipment)
  • Forestry machinery (including chainsaws and chippers)
  • Fixed machinery (including grain/crop processing and milking equipment
  • Construction machinery (including lift trucks and mini diggers).

LANTRA has developed a Modern Apprenticeship in Land-based Engineering at two different levels to support the skills needs of the sector in Scotland.

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Posted by | 25th January 2017 | Landbased News

Lantra look after the skills needs of 16 industries, sub-industries and professions across the whole of the United Kingdom. These include Agriculture, Equine, Fisheries Management and many more.

Around 1,000,000 people work in this sector. That’s 3% of the UK’s workforce

There are approximately 230,000 businesses in Lantra’s sector

For further information on apprenticeships in this sector, visit Lantra’s Modern Apprenticeship page