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 4 or more GCSEs at Grade 3(D) or higher. At least One Grade 4(C) in either English, Maths or Science. Level One Agriculture (merit) with At least One Grade 4(C) in either English, Maths or Science.
Maths and English is mandatory for those entering with GCSE grades lower than 4.
What will I study on the course?
You will study a variety of units including Agricultural machinery, crop production, Farm animal production, Estate maintenance, Work Experience and Farm enterprise.