Do you want a qualification that could lead to a career working with large animals and machinery? You will gain practical “hands on” experience working with and learning about agricultural animals.
This course starts in September
Level 2 Diploma
Overview & Modules
Sessions will include practicals at working farms in the local area. You will gain experience in feeding, lambing, health and welfare, and nutrition.
You will also develop a number of skills including numeracy, literacy and digital skills throughout the course.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed in a variety of ways which could include assignments, external examinations, case studies and continual class assessment.
You will be advised of opportunities to gain practical proficiency certificates (NPTC, LANTRA) in areas such as chainsaw use, brush cutter strimmer, and tractor driving.
3 GCSEs at grade D or above (equivalent qualifications are accepted including a Pass at Level 1).
Continue your studies
If you successfully complete at a Merit or Distinction grade for this course, it will enable you to apply for the Level 3 Diploma in Agriculture. Career progression opportunities include day-to-day operations on the farm or work in a variety of jobs in the feed, agriculture and fertiliser sectors.
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