Agriculture

Diploma Level 2

Study mode Full time
Location Moulton
Level Level 2
Start date Sep 2020
Duration 1 year

The Agricultural sector is one of constant development and innovation. If you are interested in plant and crop cultivation and livestock management then our Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture will provide you with skills and theoretical knowledge to start your career in the industry.

Our Agricultural students have access to an exciting range of specialist resources at the College. With over 440 hectares of farmed estate on a range of soil types our fully equipped workshops have a range of machinery including tractors, forklifts and all-terrain vehicles.

Guided by our expert staff and guest lecturers you’ll use our extensive farmed estate to develop your knowledge in farm management and diversification. As part of your course you will undertake commercial experience, where you will learn and develop practical skills that will be vital for your future in agriculture and farm management.

Guided by our expert lecturers you will learn about livestock and crop husbandry, alongside farm management. Through a mix of practical and theroy-based learning you will learn basic estate management skills including hedge laying and stock fencing.

This is a full time course taking place on three to four days per week from 9am - 4:30pm. There will be a mix of practical and theoretical work which are split into 1 hour - 2 hour lessons.

Vocational and professional qualifications are taught through college based theory and practical lessons with further learning and understanding developed via directed self-study. Assessment consists of internally set coursework and assignments, although some professional and vocational qualifications may require the achievement of externally set assessments.

Completing this Level 2 Diploma provides the perfect stepping stone to studying at Level 3. Alternatively, students who have completed this course go on to be a farm worker, tractor driver, assistant shepherd/herdsperson, assistant dairy person, livestock assistant, estate assistant and more. Some students decide to study an apprenticeship after Level 2.

Four GCSEs at grade 2-3 (D-E) or above or a Level 1 Diploma in a related subject.

The facilities you'll be using

No other college in the UK can rival the world class facilities we have at Moulton College.

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Extensive Estate

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Livestock

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Agricultural Machinery

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