Agriculture

Introduction

Agriculture is more than just farming – it is one of the world’s largest industries. In the Uk it accounts for 6% of all UK businesses and employs 660,000 workers at all levels.* With a greater focus on the food chain, food sustainability and the environment, he demand for skilled and well educated professional young people has increased in recent years. A course in modern agriculture at Kingston Maurward will give you the opportunity to work in this highly technical and fast paced industry.

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Available Courses

Course Code Course Name Department Course Type Start Date
AG177 South West Dairy Management Programme Agriculture
Higher Education
Part Time
07-Oct-14 Learn more
AG194 Writing Farm Risk Assessments Agriculture
Part Time
14-Oct-14 Learn more
AG193 Farm Security Agriculture
Part Time
02-Dec-14 Learn more
AG189 Farming Veterinarian Taster Course Agriculture
Part Time
28-Jul-14 Learn more
AG189 Farming Veterinarian Taster Course Agriculture
Part Time
03-Aug-15 Learn more
AG190 Blacksmithing Taster Course Agriculture
Part Time
08-Nov-14 Learn more
AG191 Welding Taster Course Agriculture
Part Time
08-Nov-14 Learn more
AG192 Meat Cutting and Preparation - Beef Agriculture
Part Time
01-Nov-14 Learn more
AG186 Safe Use of Hand Held Grinders (Abrasive Wheel Machines) Agriculture
Part Time
18-Feb-15 Learn more
AG178 Level 4 Diploma in Agricultural Business Management Agriculture
Part Time
07-Oct-14 Learn more
AG181 BASIS Foundation Award in Agronomy Agriculture
Part Time
07-Nov-14 Learn more
AG184 All Terrain Vehicle Handling (Sit-in) Agriculture
Part Time
19-Feb-15 Learn more
AG185 Safe Use of Bench-mounted Grinders (Abrasive Wheel Machines) Agriculture
Part Time
18-Feb-15 Learn more
AG161 Meat Cutting and Preparation - Lamb Agriculture
Part Time
15-Nov-14 Learn more
AG160 Meat Cutting and Preparation - Pork Agriculture
Part Time
04-Apr-15 Learn more
AG160 Meat Cutting and Preparation - Pork Agriculture
Part Time
08-Nov-14 Learn more
AG143 Farm Records and Accounts Agriculture
Part Time
01-Oct-14 Learn more
AG144 Level 3 Certificate in Dairying (Part-time) Agriculture
Part Time
11-Sep-14 Learn more
AG145 Level 2 Certificate in Sheep Production (part-time) Agriculture
Part Time
26-Feb-15 Learn more
AG145 Level 2 Certificate in Sheep Production (part-time) Agriculture
Part Time
26-Feb-15 Learn more
AG154 Practical Poultry Keeping Agriculture
Part Time
08-Mar-15 Learn more
AG156 Tractor Driving for Beginners Agriculture
Part Time
27-Jul-15 Learn more
AG113 Animal Transport by Road (Short Journey) Agriculture
Part Time
28-Jan-15 Learn more
AG132 Safe Use of Veterinary Medicines - Level 2 Agriculture
Part Time
13-Jul-15 Learn more
AG079 Safe Use of Abrasive Wheels Agriculture
Part Time
17-Feb-15 Learn more
AG087 Level 3 Diploma in Mixed Farming (Part-time) Agriculture
Part Time
11-Sep-14 Learn more
AG024 Beekeeping Agriculture
Part Time
28-Apr-15 Learn more
AG024 Beekeeping Agriculture
Part Time
29-Apr-15 Learn more
AG074 Pesticide Application (Tractor Spraying) Agriculture
Part Time
06-Nov-14 Learn more
AG074 Pesticide Application (Tractor Spraying) Agriculture
Part Time
27-Feb-15 Learn more
AG019 Telescopic Rough Terrain Lift Truck (Semi-Experienced) Agriculture
Part Time
14-May-15 Learn more
AG019 Telescopic Rough Terrain Lift Truck (Semi-Experienced) Agriculture
Part Time
02-Oct-14 Learn more
AG019 Telescopic Rough Terrain Lift Truck (Semi-Experienced) Agriculture
Part Time
27-Nov-14 Learn more
AG019 Telescopic Rough Terrain Lift Truck (Semi-Experienced) Agriculture
Part Time
22-Jan-15 Learn more
AG019 Telescopic Rough Terrain Lift Truck (Semi-Experienced) Agriculture
Part Time
05-Mar-15 Learn more
AG018 All Terrain Vehicle Handling (Sit-Astride) Agriculture
Part Time
16-Mar-15 Learn more
AG018 All Terrain Vehicle Handling (Sit-Astride) Agriculture
Part Time
08-Jun-15 Learn more
AG016 Tractor Driving and Related Operations Agriculture
Part Time
30-Mar-15 Learn more
AG016 Tractor Driving and Related Operations Agriculture
Part Time
06-Jul-15 Learn more
AG018 All Terrain Vehicle Handling (Sit-Astride) Agriculture
Part Time
13-Oct-14 Learn more
AG016 Tractor Driving and Related Operations Agriculture
Part Time
27-Oct-14 Learn more
AG016 Tractor Driving and Related Operations Agriculture
Part Time
15-Dec-14 Learn more
AG016 Tractor Driving and Related Operations Agriculture
Part Time
16-Feb-15 Learn more
AG016 Tractor Driving and Related Operations Agriculture
Part Time
01-Sep-14 Learn more
AG016 Tractor Driving and Related Operations Agriculture
Part Time
08-Sep-14 Learn more
AG012 Practical Lambing Agriculture
Part Time
11-Oct-14 Learn more
AG012 Practical Lambing Agriculture
Part Time
14-Mar-15 Learn more
AG007 Smallholders Certificate Agriculture
Part Time
03-Oct-14 Learn more
AG007 Smallholders Certificate Agriculture
Part Time
14-Jan-15 Learn more
AGAPP Environmental Conservation Intermediate Apprenticeship Agriculture
Apprenticeship
Full time
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AGAPP Agricultural Intermediate Apprenticeship Agriculture
Apprenticeship
Full time
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AGApp Agricultural Advanced Apprenticeship Agriculture
Apprenticeship
Full time
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AGAPP Butchery Intermediate Apprenticeship Agriculture
Apprenticeship
Full time
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AGAPP Gamekeeping Intermediate Apprenticeship Agriculture
Apprenticeship
Full time
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AG215 Level 2 Diploma in Land Based Technology (QCF) Agriculture
Full time
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AG206/9 Level 3 - Extended Diploma in Agriculture Agriculture
Full time
07-Sep-15 Learn more
AG205 Level 3 - Diploma in Agriculture Agriculture
Full time
07-Sep-15 Learn more
AG202 Level 2 - Diploma in Agriculture Agriculture
Full time
07-Sep-15 Learn more
AGApp Environmental Conservation Advanced Apprenticeship Agriculture
Apprenticeship
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Employment Opportunities

  • Farmer or Farm Manager
  • Herd Manager
  • Arable Foreman
  • Agricultural Contractor
  • Tractor Driver
  • Technical and Specialist roles
  • Herdsperson
  • Shepherd

Our Facilities

  • Arable unit covering 125 hectares, helping students understand commercial arable production whilst promoting positive benefits to wildlife conservation
  • Large fleet of high-tech agricultural machinery
  • Purpose-built dairy with accommodation for young stock
  • Pedigree herd of 105 Holstein Friesians, 400 ewes, 15 sows, 40 beef cattle, seasonal turkeys and pedigree Aberdeen Angus suckler herd
  • 155 hectares of permanent and temporary pasture including 40 hectares of water meadows
  • Farm buildings housing rearing facilities, handling areas and accommodation for sheep, calves and pigs
  • Workshops to learn the repair and maintenance of machinery
  • Purpose-built cattle demonstration and handling area for training
  • Maurward Meats - our Butchery and retail outlet for all home-bred and reared meats