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 

Agriculture is the most significant industry for the environmental and land-based sector in Scotland and is split into two areas: livestock such as dairy cows, cattle for beef, sheep for wool and lamb, pigs and poultry; and crops like wheat, oats, peas, oilseed rape and grass for livestock. Lantra has worked with industry to develop specific routes for different areas of agriculture. 

Framework Details

Revised frameworks were implemented on 6th January 2014. These are:

More information about the industry can be found on the Lantra website.