Course: BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Land-Based Technology

Department: Engineering

Type: 16+

Duration: One year

The Course

This course has been developed for students wanting to follow a career in agricultural or horticultural engineering, or who want to progress to further vocational qualifications. One of the most popular aspects of this course is the amount of hands-on practical teaching you will receive.

What You Study

  • Applying mechanical principles
  • How to use, service and maintain tools and equipment
  • Servicing and maintenance of land-based equipment
  • Material preparation, shaping and assembling
  • Work experience and employability skills
  • English and Maths, as required.

Entry Requirements

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

Ashley Dodds

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Land-Based Technology

Ashley is travelling the world as a vehicle mechanic in the army after completing his two-year Engineering course.