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
AG072 BSc (Hons) Agricultural Science Agriculture
Higher Education
25-Sep-17 Learn more
AG202 Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture Agriculture
Full time
04-Sep-17 Learn more
AG195A Foundation Degree in Para-Veterinary Science Agriculture
Higher Education
05-Sep-17 Learn more
Intermediate Apprenticeship in Butchery Agriculture
Apprenticeship
02-Oct-17 Learn more
AG087 Advanced Apprenticeship in Agriculture (Mixed Farming) Agriculture
Apprenticeship
02-Nov-17 Learn more
AG144 Advanced Apprenticeship in Agriculture (Livestock Production) Agriculture
Apprenticeship
02-Nov-17 Learn more
AG124 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Butchery Agriculture
Apprenticeship
02-Oct-17 Learn more
AG141 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Agriculture Agriculture
Full time
12-Sep-17 Learn more
AG192 Meat Cutting and Preparation - Beef Agriculture
Part Time
26-Nov-16 Learn more
AG161 Meat Cutting and Preparation - Lamb Agriculture
Part Time
19-Nov-16 Learn more
AG189 Farming Veterinarian Taster Course Agriculture
Part Time
07-Aug-17 Learn more
AG160 Meat Cutting and Preparation - Pork Agriculture
Part Time
12-Nov-16 Learn more
AG145 Sheep Production-College Certificate Agriculture
Part Time
21-Feb-17 Learn more
AG145 Level 2 Diploma in Sheep Production Agriculture
Part Time
21-Feb-17 Learn more
AG156 Tractor Driving for Beginners Agriculture
Part Time
24-Jul-17 Learn more
AG087 Level 3 Diploma in Mixed Farming (Part-time) Agriculture
Part Time
03-Nov-16 Learn more
AG113 Animal Transport by Road (Short Journey) Agriculture
Part Time
20-Jan-17 Learn more
AG074 Pesticide Application (Tractor Spraying) Agriculture
Part Time
17-Nov-16 Learn more
AG074 Pesticide Application (Tractor Spraying) Agriculture
Part Time
23-Feb-17 Learn more
AG074 Pesticide Application (Tractor Spraying) Agriculture
Part Time
27-Apr-17 Learn more
AG024 Beekeeping Agriculture
Part Time
25-Apr-17 Learn more
AG024 Beekeeping Agriculture
Part Time
26-Apr-17 Learn more
AG019 Telescopic Rough Terrain Lift Truck (Semi-Experienced) Agriculture
Part Time
23-Mar-17 Learn more
AG019 Telescopic Rough Terrain Lift Truck (Semi-Experienced) Agriculture
Part Time
27-Apr-17 Learn more
AG019 Telescopic Rough Terrain Lift Truck (Semi-Experienced) Agriculture
Part Time
23-Feb-17 Learn more
AG019 Telescopic Rough Terrain Lift Truck (Semi-Experienced) Agriculture
Part Time
21-Oct-16 Learn more
AG019 Telescopic Rough Terrain Lift Truck (Semi-Experienced) Agriculture
Part Time
01-Dec-16 Learn more
AG019 Telescopic Rough Terrain Lift Truck (Semi-Experienced) Agriculture
Part Time
19-Jan-17 Learn more
AG018 All Terrain Vehicle Handling (Sit-Astride) Agriculture
Part Time
05-Jun-17 Learn more
AG019 Telescopic Rough Terrain Lift Truck (Semi-Experienced) Agriculture
Part Time
22-Sep-16 Learn more
AG018 All Terrain Vehicle Handling (Sit-Astride) Agriculture
Part Time
13-Mar-17 Learn more
AG016 Tractor Driving and Related Operations Agriculture
Part Time
03-Jul-17 Learn more
AG016 Tractor Driving and Related Operations Agriculture
Part Time
10-Apr-17 Learn more
AG016 Tractor Driving and Related Operations Agriculture
Part Time
13-Feb-17 Learn more
AG016 Tractor Driving and Related Operations Agriculture
Part Time
12-Dec-16 Learn more
AG016 Tractor Driving and Related Operations Agriculture
Part Time
05-Sep-16 Learn more
AG016 Tractor Driving and Related Operations Agriculture
Part Time
24-Oct-16 Learn more
AG016 Tractor Driving and Related Operations Agriculture
Part Time
30-Aug-16 Learn more
AG012 Practical Lambing Agriculture
Part Time
11-Mar-17 Learn more
AG007 Smallholders Certificate Agriculture
Part Time
22-Mar-17 Learn more
AG007 Smallholders Certificate Agriculture
Part Time
28-Sep-16 Learn more

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