Level 2 Technical Certificate in Agriculture
Health and Safety for Land-based Industries
Agricultural Power Units and Machinery Operation
Farm animal production
Farm Estate maintenance
Physiology of Plants and Animals
English and Maths
Additional qualifications that are available (subject to satisfactory attendance and completion of assignments) include 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.
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
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture Intermediate Apprenticeship in Agriculture
Tractor driver Herdsperson/Shepherd General farm worker Agricultural technician Working for an agricultural contractor Harvest worker Assistant dairy person
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+|
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.
Basic Stationery; Calculator, Pens, paper and lever arch files Suitable Outdoor Clothing - The clothing must be suitable for environment, weather and time of year Protective Overalls Steel Toe Capped Work Boots Steel Toe Capped Wellington Boots Hi-vis yellow vest AEL Uniform (polo shirt and sweat shirt) Tetanus protection is recommended All protective equipment will be inspected by the Course Manager
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