C & G Level 3 Diploma in Work-based Agriculture (Livestock Production)
This is a 27 day course taught over 8 months that covers:
-Selecting breeding stock
-Rearing young stock
-Controlling health and disease, including lameness
-Feeding dairy cows
-Keeping necessary records and meeting legislative requirements
-Housing and waste management
The course includes practical skills development, including training towards the City & Guilds (NPTC) Certificate of Competence in Safe Use of Veterinary Medicines. It is also possible for students to be entered for the City & Guilds (NPTC) Certificate of Competence in Milking by individual arrangement. The assessment fees for both of these additional qualifications are subject to an extra charge.
Normally Level 2 Diploma in Work-based Agriculture / NVQ Level 2 or equivalent qualification, or relevant industry experience for mature students. Maths and English at GCSE Grade D or Level 1 are essential.
Level 4 Farm Management Programme / Apprenticeship, other part-time agriculture courses, e.g. ATVs and Telehandlers
Dairy Farmer, Herdsperson, Herd Manager, Farm Worker (livestock), Farm Secretary, Farm Manager, Relief Milker, other sales or techncial jobs in the dairy industry/supply chain