C&G Level 3 Diploma in Work-based Agriculture (Mixed Farming) OR College Certificate in Mixed Farming
This is a 27 day course taught over 8 months that covers:
Livestock production: breeding, parturition, raising young stock, feeding, housing, production systems, grassland management, health, waste management
Crop production: crop husbandry, cultivation, growth, harvesting and storage and unwanted vegetation
Mechanisation: getting the most out of modern farm machinery
Keeping the necessary records and meeting legislative requirements
The course includes practical skills development, including training towards the City & Guilds (NPTC) Certificate of Competence in Safe Use of Veterinary Medicines (the assessment fee for this qualification may be extra) and the option to complete C&G (NPTC) Safe Use of Pesticides (PA1 and PA2) - fees will apply.
Must have achieved either L2 Diploma Work Based Agriculture or L2 Diploma in Agriculture and 1 year full time industry experience, or 3 years full time industry experience if no formal qualifications, L2 Agricultural Tractor Driving, i.e., Related Operations (Tractor Driving Competency). Maths GCSE C Grade English Language GCSE C Grade or L1 Functional Skills.
Apprenticeship, other part-time agriculture courses, e.g., ATVs and Telehandlers
Farmer, Herdsperson, Herd Manager, Farm Worker (livestock or crops), Unit Supervisor, Farm Secretary, Farm Manager, other sales or technical jobs in the agricultural industry/supply chain
Dates & Fees
|Start Date||End Date||Start Time||End Time||Mode of Attendance||Days of the Week||No of sessions|
|11-Oct-18||23-May-19||9.15 a.m.||4.45 p.m.||Part Time||Thu||27|
|Total Fee Full Cost||Total Fee 19-23||Total Fee 24+|
College Certificate cost £549.00 (no on farm assessment) Safe Use of Veterinary Medicine test fee - depending on eligibility Optional:- Safe Use of Pesticides - training and test fees.
Clean protective overalls Steel toe−capped safety boots / wellington boots Waterproof clothing Tetanus protection is recommended Basic stationery - pens, folder and paper
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