Who is the course for?
The Diploma in Agriculture Level 2 is for anyone who would like an introduction to the career opportunities available in the land based sector, particularly in agriculture. It is a practical based program covering a range of units intended for those who have an interest in farming and working outdoors. Students will gain a wide range of practical skills and knowledge with the opportunity to develop these working on the college farms.
Do I need any formal qualifications?
You will need to have two GCSEs at grade D, or a relevant level 1 Qualification.
What will I study on the course?
You will study a variety of units including undertaking introduction to farm animal production, tractor driving, estate maintenance, work related experience in the land based industries, environmental and land based business, introduction to land based machinery operations and introduction to the principles of land based machinery