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Introduction

Course Title: Level 2 Diploma in Land Based Technology (QCF)
Course Code: AG215

Department: Agriculture
Course Type: Full time



This course is designed to support new entrants into a career servicing and maintaining agricultural and horticultural machinery. It will combine classroom-based sessions with a considerable opportunity to practice essential engineering skills in a land-based work environment. You will receive an introduction to important topics in land-based technology and can choose from a wide range of subjects from thermal joining processes to servicing engines

It is a broad course for young people who enjoy working with machinery and is designed to help you progress into a wide range of land-based engineering roles or to boost your existing skills and knowledge. It has also been designed to lead on to the Advanced Apprenticeship in Land Based Technology.

Overview

Qualification

C&G Level 2 Diploma in Land Based Technology

Course Content

Units include:

- Working safely
- Welding and fabrication
- Tractor driving skills
- Servicing and maintaining land based machinery
- Work experience
- Functional Skills in Maths & English

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at grade D, including English and Maths. Interest in agricultural and horticultural machinery. Work placement.

Next Steps

Apprenticeship in Agriculture - focus on Land based technology

Career Opportunities

Farms and estates, plant maintenance and ground care businesses.