City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture
- Farm animal production
- Forage crop production
- Estate maintenance
- Land-based machinery operation (including tractor driving)
- Environmental and land-based business
- Work-related experience
- Functional skills in numeracy and literacy will also be developed
- The level will depend upon your qualifications at entry.
Additional qualifications that are available include the C&G (NPTC) Certificate of Competence in Tractor Driving and Related Operations. First Aid and Manual Handling are also taught. Much of the training towards these qualifications is included within the course and in most cases only assessment fees need to be paid by students wishing to achieve these additional qualifications.
Mon, Tues, Wed in College plus Thursday and Friday doing work experience on a farm.
Interest and enthusiasm in farming and the countryside and the ability to cope with written work, minimum Entry Level 3.
4 GCSEs at grade D or above, including English and Maths OR successful completion of a Level 1 Diploma in a relevant vocational subject.
Some farming experience before commencing the course is essential.
Level 3 Diploma / Extended Diploma in Agriculture
Level 2 Apprenticeship in Agriculture
Herdsperson / Shepherd
General Farm Worker