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Land-Based and Aquaculture Learner of the Year

Our prestigious learner of the year awards celebrate the achievements of exceptional people working in some of our most important industries.

Find out more in a short video or read about our incredible 2018 winners here.

Farm Business Adviser Accreditation Scheme Scotland

Accredited farm business advisors are here to help you:

  • Review your business
  • Develop an integrated land management plan
  • Work towards a successful and profitable future for your business


Advisers delivering Integrated Land Management Plans (ILMP) and Carbon Audits under the Farm Advisory Service must be registered under FBAASS, the nationally recognised standard for advisers in Scotland.

Skills and training

As the sector skills council for Scotland's land-based, aquaculture and environmental conservation industries, we promote the benefits of investment in learning and skills development in order to:

  • help deliver the Cabinet Secretary’s Discussion Document for The Future of Scottish Agriculture which sets out a vision of a productive, innovative and profitable future for Scottish farming

  • promote skills initiatives, and the business and environmental benefits of investing in skills

Scotland: Standards and qualifications

To ensure you have skilled, knowledgeable and qualified workers, we work to produce flexible sets of qualifications using our National Occupational Standards.  To find out more information about our National Occupational Standards and their importance to careers and qualifications please follow this link.

Find a Job

Welcome to Lantra's Job Finder.

Here you'll find a wide variety of roles in the land-based and environmental sector. There are roles throughout the UK in industries including agriculture, floristry, animal care and forestry. So get searching and find the job that's right for you!

To begin your search simply type in the key word to the job you are looking for, i.e. type ‘administrator’ in the search field.

Lantra Scotland Home

Around 150,000 people work in the land-based, aquaculture and environmental sector in Scotland, within around 24,000 businesses. Agriculture alone contributes more than one billion pounds to the country’s economy.

Over the next decade, 30,000 new entrants will be needed in the sector, so there are plenty of opportunities for exciting and rewarding careers out there.

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Expert Business Advice – Get it, Give it, Use it

Welcome to the Business Centre. A free business advice site where you can have your say about what really matters.
Created for land-based and environmental businesses by experts, it’s the go to place for business advice, information, tips and tools

Course Finder

Welcome to Lantra's Course Finder: A comprehensive tool to find the right training course for you. There are hundreds of courses in lots of different subject areas all over the UK!
Start your search.

Training and Qualifications

From chainsaws to tractor driving , groundcare to 4x4 driving, we have a course for you!

Discover the broad range of areas in which you can train by following the links on the left.

Unsure about the level or intensity of training suitable for you? Read more about the right course for you.  

We are dedicated to raising skills and inspiring growth.

We provide more than 600 quality assured, industry leading training courses and qualifications to help you to achieve your potential.