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.

 

Available Courses

Agriculture
Course Code Course Name Department Course Type Start Date
AG072 FdSc Applied Agriculture Science Agriculture
Full time
23-Sep-20 Learn more
AG215 Level 2 Diploma in Land Based Technology (QCF) Agriculture
Full time
08-Sep-20 Learn more
AG217 Level 3 - Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Agriculture (1080) Agriculture
Full time
07-Sep-20 Learn more
AG220 Level 2 - Technical Certificate in Agriculture Agriculture
Full time
07-Sep-20 Learn more
AG223 Level 1 Introduction to Agriculture and the Environment Agricultural Engineering
Agriculture
Welding and Forge
Full time
08-Sep-20 Learn more
AG215 Level 2 Diploma in Land Based Technology (QCF) Agriculture
Full time
10-Sep-19 Learn more
AG217 Level 3 - Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Agriculture (1080) Agriculture
Full time
10-Sep-19 Learn more
AG220 Level 2 - Technical Certificate in Agriculture Agriculture
Full time
10-Sep-19 Learn more
AG072 FdSc Applied Agriculture Science Agriculture
Degree Level
24-Sep-19 Learn more
AG179 Level 3 Agriculture Apprenticeship Agriculture
Day Release
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AG194 Level 2 Agriculture Apprenticeship Agriculture
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AG179 Level 3 Agriculture Apprenticeship Agriculture
Day Release
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AG194 Level 2 Agriculture Apprenticeship Agriculture
Day Release
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AG087 Advanced Apprenticeship in Agriculture (Mixed Farming) Agriculture
Day Release
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AG141 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Agriculture Agriculture
Day Release
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AG156 Tractor Driving for Beginners Agriculture
Part Time
22-Jul-19 Learn more
AG189 Farming Veterinarian Taster Course Agriculture
Part Time
12-Aug-19 Learn more
AG156 Tractor Driving for Beginners Agriculture
Part Time
19-Aug-19 Learn more
AG113 Animal Transport by Road (Short Journey) Agriculture
Part Time
24-Jan-20 Learn more
AG074 Pesticide Application (Tractor Spraying) Agriculture
Part Time
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AG024 Beekeeping Agriculture
Part Time
21-Apr-20 Learn more
AG018 All Terrain Vehicle Handling (Sit-Astride) Agriculture
Part Time
17-Feb-20 Learn more
AG018 All Terrain Vehicle Handling (Sit-Astride) Agriculture
Part Time
28-Oct-19 Learn more
AG016 Tractor Driving and Related Operations Agriculture
Part Time
29-Jun-20 Learn more
AG016 Tractor Driving and Related Operations Agriculture
Part Time
06-Apr-20 Learn more
AG016 Tractor Driving and Related Operations Agriculture
Part Time
17-Feb-20 Learn more
AG016 Tractor Driving and Related Operations Agriculture
Part Time
28-Oct-19 Learn more
AG016 Tractor Driving and Related Operations Agriculture
Part Time
27-Aug-19 Learn more
AG012 Practical Lambing Agriculture
Part Time
07-Mar-20 Learn more
AG007 Smallholders Certificate Agriculture
Part Time
20-Sep-19 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