Course: BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture

Department: Agriculture

Type: 16+

Duration: One year full-time

The Course

Bishop Burton College offers students the chance to learn and develop new skills on a modern farm with mixed livestock and crop enterprises. You will study the essential skills to start your career in agriculture, including crops and livestock production and machinery operation, and there is a strong focus on work experience both on the College farm and externally.

What You Study

  • Environmental and land-based business
  • Land-based machinery operations
  • Introduction to farm animal production
  • Estate skills
  • Tractor driving
  • English and Maths, as required.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 3 or D, preferably including English and Maths, or a Level 1 qualification in a related subject. A satisfactory reference is also needed.

Martina Robinson

BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture

Martina has always had pet goats and hand-reared them since she was a young child. Her duties on her work experience placement at a beef farm organised through the College include feeding calves and carrying out health checks.