Agriculture

  • Level 2 Diploma

  • 1 year full-time

Studying Agriculture at Level 2, you will benefit from work placement which is a great opportunity to experience working within an existing organisation and see what happens in an actual workplace.

This is a great qualification which 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.

Sessions will include practicals at working farms in the local area. You will gain experience in feeding, lambing, health and welfare, and nutrition.

Modules include:

  • Work experience
  • Estate maintenance
  • Grassland management
  • Habitat management
  • Farm livestock
  • Tractor driving

You will also develop a number of skills including numeracy, literacy and digital skills throughout the course.

You will be assessed in a variety of ways which could include assignments, external examinations, case studies and continual class assessment.

You will also 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).

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.

Enrolment fee: £40

Course-related fees, eg materials/equipment: £50*

*This cost is approximate and is subject to change. Some costs may be payable to the College and some may be payable to external suppliers. Further details can be obtained by contacting hello@bridgend.ac.uk. There may be support available towards these costs; please visit our website for more information.

Please note: Access to an appropriate digital device for learning is required for this course. You may be eligible for support with this; please visit our website for more information.

Sessions will include practicals at working farms in the local area. You will gain experience in feeding, lambing, health and welfare, and nutrition.

Modules include:

  • Work experience
  • Estate maintenance
  • Grassland management
  • Habitat management
  • Farm livestock
  • Tractor driving

You will also develop a number of skills including numeracy, literacy and digital skills throughout the course.

You will be assessed in a variety of ways which could include assignments, external examinations, case studies and continual class assessment.

You will be also 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).

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.

Enrolment fee: £40

Course-related fees, eg materials/equipment: £50*

*This cost is approximate and is subject to change. Some costs may be payable to the College and some may be payable to external suppliers. Further details can be obtained by contacting hello@bridgend.ac.uk. There may be support available towards these costs; please visit our website for more information.

Please note: Access to an appropriate digital device for learning is required for this course. You may be eligible for support with this; please visit our website for more information.

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