City & Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Agriculture
Principles of health and safety
Undertake and review work related experience in the land-based industries
Land-based industry machinery operations
Agricultural crop production
Plant and soil science
Undertake estate skills
Business management in the land-based sector
Land based power units
Forage crop production
You will be able to select one of three pathways:
Additional qualifications are available (subject to satisfactory attendance and completion of assignments). They will include City & Guilds (NPTC) Tractor Driving and Related Operations, C&G Level 2 Award in Safe Working in Agriculture, First Aid, Manual Handling, Telehandlers, PA1/2, ATVs, Safe Use of Veterinary Medicines and Animal Transport. In most cases only assessment fees need to be paid by students wishing to achieve these additional qualifications.
Students will also be given the opportunity to develop their practical skills on the College farm, which will include weekend and early morning duties.
The second year of the course includes a week long study tour to Europe.
FdSc Applied Agricultural Science
Assistant poultry unit manager
Fixed plant manager
Grain store worker
Skilled tractor drivers
Farm business secretary
Lecturer in agriculture
Skilled arable operator