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Countryside Management

Diploma Level 2

Study mode Full time
Location Moulton
Level Level 2
Start date Sep 2021 / Sep 2020
Duration 1 year

Countryside Management 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 countryside management.

Gain an insight into countryside industry practice, develop your understanding of ecology, conservation and deer management and learn more about a range of plants, trees and environments. Focus on the progression of British habitats, and the importance of good practice in soil cultivation, affecting wildlife and plants. Develop your tractor driving skills and undertake commercial work experience.

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.

Assessment consists of:

  • Practical assessments
  • Externally assessed Exams
  • Assignments

A Level 2 Diploma will give you the chance to progress to a Level 3 course or an apprenticeship. Alternatively, you may go on to be an assistant park ranger, groundsman, estate worker or assistant park manager.

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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