Course: Level 2 Employability Skills in Agriculture

Department: Agriculture

Type: 16+

Duration: Six months

The Course

This course is designed as a platform for you to get a broad range of knowledge and understanding around employability skills and requirements to support your progress into industry. You will also have the opportunity to learn about a range of livestock over an intensive six month period, whilst preparing you for progression by supporting your development of employability skills or progression onto a Level 3 Diploma in Agriculture, depending on your career goals.

The diverse and fascinating world of livestock is growing all the time, making it an increasingly exciting industry to work in. This programme will allow you to gain experience with sheep, pigs, cattle and an introduction to poultry. You will have opportunities to develop practical skills working on the college farm. You will also have the opportunity gain vital work experience in local agricultural businesses to develop industry knowledge and skills, try out the career you have set your sights on.

This course starts on 21 January 2019.

How To Apply

Application is through our online application form.

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Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 3 or D or equivalent, preferably including Science, English and Maths, or a Level 1 qualification in a related subject. One 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.