Course Title: Level 2 – Technical Certificate in Agriculture
Course Code: AG220

Department: Agriculture
Course Type: Full time

This course provides the practical skills and knowledge that will help you gain employment in agriculture. You will acquire a wide range of knowledge, practical skills and industry experience from both your studies and work experience on a local farm. The course includes husbandry of crops, livestock, estate skills, farm machinery operation and maintenance.

Employment prospects for qualified and experienced young people with the right attitude are excellent as the industry is experiencing a skills shortage. The course is specially designed to develop practical skills and produce students who are able to operate machinery and look after livestock and crops to a high standard.


Course Content

Level 2 Technical Certificate in Agriculture

Next Steps

4 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. You must set up a one day per week work placement, to commence before the start date of the course, talk to the course manager for further information

Career Opportunities

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture Intermediate Apprenticeship in Agriculture

Dates & Fees

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions
07-Sep-20 23-Jun-21 9.15 a.m. 4.45 p.m. Full time Mon - Wed 105
Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+

Additional Costs

Assessment fees for some additional qualifications - usually between £70 and £120 per qualification for certificates of competence such as Tractor Driving. For some additional qualifications a contribution towards the cost of training may also be required.

Location & Contact Details


Kingston Maurward College Main Campus | Directions


Course Helpline 01305 215215

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Materials Required

Tractor driver Herdsperson/Shepherd General farm worker Agricultural technician Working for an agricultural contractor Harvest worker Assistant dairy person


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