1-2 years, depending on study route
Are you looking to launch a career within agriculture? This course is for you. Designed in consultation with employers and professional bodies, it identifies knowledge, understanding and technical skills that employers will need in the coming years.
As well as direct entry to employment, this qualification will prepare you for higher study of a specialist degree or Higher National Diploma (HND).
- Crop production
- Livestock husbandry
- Estate skills
- Machinery operations
- Work experience
- Professional working responsibilities
- English andor Maths (if not achieved at grade 4)
You will need four GCSEs at grade 4 equivalent, preferably including English and Maths, or a relevant BTEC Level 2/First Diploma or equivalent. One satisfactory reference is also needed.
You will normally be on campus three days per week.
- High-visibility jacket/ bib
- Steel toe cap boots
- Lab coat
- Notepad and pens
- Smartphone or laptop