City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture
Farm animal production
Forage crop production
Land-based machinery operation (including tractor driving)
Environmental and land-based business
Additional qualifications that are available (subject to satisfactory attendance and completion of assignments) including the City & Guilds (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.
3 GCSEs at grade 3/D or above, including English and maths OR successful completion of a Level 1 Diploma in a relevant vocational subject and working towards Level 1 Functional Skills. Some farming experience before commencing the course is essential, as is the ability to cope with written work.
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture
Intermediate Apprenticeship in Agriculture
General farm worker
Working for an agricultural contractor
Assistant dairy person