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This engaging and vocational two year course allows you to learn and develop key knowledge about ecology, the environment, and wildlife conservation within a working estate. It will provide you with a unique experience in practical wildlife conservation and management in a host of different habitats...

Nottingham Trent University


Address: Nottingham Trent University, Brackenhurst Campus, Southwell, NG25 0QF, Nottinghamshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This engaging and vocational two year course allows you to learn and develop key knowledge about ecology, the environment, and wildlife conservation within a working estate. It will provide you with a unique experience in practical wildlife conservation and management in a host of different habitats...



What's the course all about? Are you aged 19 or over? If you would like to study at degree level but haven't got the usual standard qualifications then our Access to Higher Education (Animal Science) Diploma could be the perfect solution.   Studying at NTU's Brackenhurst C...

Nottingham Trent University


Address: Nottingham Trent University, Brackenhurst Campus, Southwell, NG25 0QF, Nottinghamshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

What's the course all about? Are you aged 19 or over? If you would like to study at degree level but haven't got the usual standard qualifications then our Access to Higher Education (Animal Science) Diploma could be the perfect solution.   Studying at NTU's Brackenhurst C...



This powered pole pruner qualification is for the pruning of trees using pole mounted, long reach pruning equipment, which may include extendable pruning saws, powered pole pruners and loppers. The trees will be cut by removing branches using cuts that are finished to the current standard for prunin...

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This powered pole pruner qualification is for the pruning of trees using pole mounted, long reach pruning equipment, which may include extendable pruning saws, powered pole pruners and loppers. The trees will be cut by removing branches using cuts that are finished to the current standard for prunin...



This course includes practical and theory study in areas such as livestock husbandry and nutrition, plant and countryside skills, estate skills, tractor driving and introduction to wildlife and conservation. If you want the ideal start to a career in Agriculture, and want to gain the qualificatio...

Moulton College


Address: West Street, Moulton, Northamptonshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course includes practical and theory study in areas such as livestock husbandry and nutrition, plant and countryside skills, estate skills, tractor driving and introduction to wildlife and conservation. If you want the ideal start to a career in Agriculture, and want to gain the qualificatio...



Students who want to enter or progress within livestock or crop production areas of agriculture, progression routes may include entry into Higher Education courses. Topics studied include: Principles of Plant Science and soil science Animal Anatomy and Physiology Business Man...

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Students who want to enter or progress within livestock or crop production areas of agriculture, progression routes may include entry into Higher Education courses. Topics studied include: Principles of Plant Science and soil science Animal Anatomy and Physiology Business Man...



This degree course is focused on producing high-calibre engineering graduates who are experienced in the application of core mechanical engineering theory and practice to successfully deliver solutions to industry problems.  In addition to the principles of machine design, students will learn a...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This degree course is focused on producing high-calibre engineering graduates who are experienced in the application of core mechanical engineering theory and practice to successfully deliver solutions to industry problems.  In addition to the principles of machine design, students will learn a...



You will learn about horsemanship, physiological systems, equitation as well as business and event management elements. All staff have a range of qualifications and experience working within various sectors of the equine industry including riding instruction, yard management within the UK and ab...

Berkshire College of Agriculture


Address: Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

You will learn about horsemanship, physiological systems, equitation as well as business and event management elements. All staff have a range of qualifications and experience working within various sectors of the equine industry including riding instruction, yard management within the UK and ab...



Agriculture is a vocation and way of life. Whether you are interested in animals or crops, upland or lowland, intensive or extensive farming systems, the breadth and depth of teaching in the highly popular Agriculture Foundation Degree at Aberystwyth University, will cater for your needs. This&n...

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Agriculture is a vocation and way of life. Whether you are interested in animals or crops, upland or lowland, intensive or extensive farming systems, the breadth and depth of teaching in the highly popular Agriculture Foundation Degree at Aberystwyth University, will cater for your needs. This&n...



Designed for anyone who transports commercial animals on journeys of more than 65 kilometres (just over 40 miles) and less than 8 hours, as they are expected to have and to carry with them a Certificate of Competence.

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Designed for anyone who transports commercial animals on journeys of more than 65 kilometres (just over 40 miles) and less than 8 hours, as they are expected to have and to carry with them a Certificate of Competence.



This Intermediate Apprenticeship is ideal if you are a practical learner who prefers to develop your skills in the workplace. You will be employed on a farm, be paid a salary so you earn while you learn, attending College one day a week. There are a number of compulsory core units that you will need...

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This Intermediate Apprenticeship is ideal if you are a practical learner who prefers to develop your skills in the workplace. You will be employed on a farm, be paid a salary so you earn while you learn, attending College one day a week. There are a number of compulsory core units that you will need...



The UK countryside is a multi-function resource which has to balance the needs and interests of leisure, conservation, industry, food and farming. Furthermore, this rural resource is a product of thousands of years of anthropogenic management which has produced the countryside we see today.  Th...

Myerscough College


Address: St Michael's Rd, Bilsborrow, Preston, Lancashire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The UK countryside is a multi-function resource which has to balance the needs and interests of leisure, conservation, industry, food and farming. Furthermore, this rural resource is a product of thousands of years of anthropogenic management which has produced the countryside we see today.  Th...



This one day training course covers the requirements of the Control of Pesticides Regulations and prepares operators for the NPTC Certificate of Competence Test. The course covers legislation, precautions necessary to use a product safely, using product label information, maintenance and storage, pe...

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This one day training course covers the requirements of the Control of Pesticides Regulations and prepares operators for the NPTC Certificate of Competence Test. The course covers legislation, precautions necessary to use a product safely, using product label information, maintenance and storage, pe...



This course has a strong focus on game through both theoretical and practical sessions. You will gain invaluable experience on our 286 hectare farm estate participating in various gamekeeping duties including beating on our commercial shoot. Additionally you will undertake management of the Red D...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury College, Hartpury House, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course has a strong focus on game through both theoretical and practical sessions. You will gain invaluable experience on our 286 hectare farm estate participating in various gamekeeping duties including beating on our commercial shoot. Additionally you will undertake management of the Red D...



Current regulations allow ‘grandfather rights’ until November 2015.  Under new legislation a formal qualification for all users of pesticides needs to be gained by this date for continued use of pesticides. A new qualification, City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury College, Hartpury House, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Current regulations allow ‘grandfather rights’ until November 2015.  Under new legislation a formal qualification for all users of pesticides needs to be gained by this date for continued use of pesticides. A new qualification, City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of...



Feeding a growing world population from a finite area of land with fewer inputs is a major challenge. Agriculture therefore needs to use precision technology to apply inputs in the right quantity where they are needed, without polluting the environment. New for 2016, this programme gives stude...

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Feeding a growing world population from a finite area of land with fewer inputs is a major challenge. Agriculture therefore needs to use precision technology to apply inputs in the right quantity where they are needed, without polluting the environment. New for 2016, this programme gives stude...



This course will enable you to achieve the legally required qualification for the control of pesticide regulations, and is designed for anyone applying pesticides on a commercial basis. This one-day pesticide course is a pre-requisite for studying the PA2, PA6A and PA4 Safe Use of Pesticides qualifi...

Bedford College


Address: Bedford College, Cauldwell Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course will enable you to achieve the legally required qualification for the control of pesticide regulations, and is designed for anyone applying pesticides on a commercial basis. This one-day pesticide course is a pre-requisite for studying the PA2, PA6A and PA4 Safe Use of Pesticides qualifi...



This top-up Degree, awarded by the University of Central Lancashire, offers a specialised route to top-up to an Honours Degree in livestock science for students holding a Foundation Degree or HND in an agricultural related subject or who have completed two years of the BSc Agriculture prog...

Myerscough College


Address: St Michael's Rd, Bilsborrow, Preston, Lancashire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This top-up Degree, awarded by the University of Central Lancashire, offers a specialised route to top-up to an Honours Degree in livestock science for students holding a Foundation Degree or HND in an agricultural related subject or who have completed two years of the BSc Agriculture prog...



This horticulture apprenticeship is a great way to kick-start your career, you can earn while you learn and get the very best of both worlds, studying with the help of BMC's excellent training officers whilst in a real-life environment.

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This horticulture apprenticeship is a great way to kick-start your career, you can earn while you learn and get the very best of both worlds, studying with the help of BMC's excellent training officers whilst in a real-life environment.



A four-year undergraduate degree that produces high calibre professional engineers with aspirations to manage and apply current and developing technology in test, development and technical advisory roles for manufacturers such as McConnell, JCB and CNH. This course has a mechanical engineering c...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

A four-year undergraduate degree that produces high calibre professional engineers with aspirations to manage and apply current and developing technology in test, development and technical advisory roles for manufacturers such as McConnell, JCB and CNH. This course has a mechanical engineering c...



This course introduces you to a range of horticultural settings and is intended for individuals who want a direct route into employment in the horticultural industry or as a progression route to further qualifications such as Level 3 Horticulture. The course overs a selection of topics and tasks,...

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course introduces you to a range of horticultural settings and is intended for individuals who want a direct route into employment in the horticultural industry or as a progression route to further qualifications such as Level 3 Horticulture. The course overs a selection of topics and tasks,...



Our two-year Level 3 Extended Diploma in Countryside Management is a specialist qualification for those who have a clear vision of their future career, whether you wish to specialise in fisheries management, game and shoot management or woodland and forest management. If you already have experience ...

Moreton Morrell College


Address: Moreton Morrell, Warwick, Warwickshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Our two-year Level 3 Extended Diploma in Countryside Management is a specialist qualification for those who have a clear vision of their future career, whether you wish to specialise in fisheries management, game and shoot management or woodland and forest management. If you already have experience ...



This course has been developed for students interested in working with horses. It is an introductory level course that is designed to help you to develop a range of horse care skills. The work will mainly be practical, with some theory sessions to provide the underpinning knowledge. The course s...

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course has been developed for students interested in working with horses. It is an introductory level course that is designed to help you to develop a range of horse care skills. The work will mainly be practical, with some theory sessions to provide the underpinning knowledge. The course s...



This Felling and Processing Trees Up To 380mm chainsaw course will further expand on your knowledge gained within the CS30 course (City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting). This course will take you onto felling trees up to 380mm in diameter, including performi...

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This Felling and Processing Trees Up To 380mm chainsaw course will further expand on your knowledge gained within the CS30 course (City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting). This course will take you onto felling trees up to 380mm in diameter, including performi...



This Foundation Certificate, awarded by the University of Central Lancashire, has been designed for students wishing to undertake a Higher Education course in ecology and conservation management on a part time basis.  There is a steady demand within the conservation and environmental secto...

Myerscough College


Address: St Michael's Rd, Bilsborrow, Preston, Lancashire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This Foundation Certificate, awarded by the University of Central Lancashire, has been designed for students wishing to undertake a Higher Education course in ecology and conservation management on a part time basis.  There is a steady demand within the conservation and environmental secto...



Learn the basic skills, knowledge and understanding of working in agriculture and the countryside and prepare for employment or progression to a more advanced course, or an apprenticeship. Kingston Maurward offers the ideal environment for students to develop agriculture and countryside skills a...

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Learn the basic skills, knowledge and understanding of working in agriculture and the countryside and prepare for employment or progression to a more advanced course, or an apprenticeship. Kingston Maurward offers the ideal environment for students to develop agriculture and countryside skills a...



In western societies consumers are dependent on the agricultural and food processing industries, and the food retail and food service sectors, for the foodstuffs that sustain their lives. Modern consumers take food very much for granted, giving little thought to what it is and where it has come from...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

In western societies consumers are dependent on the agricultural and food processing industries, and the food retail and food service sectors, for the foodstuffs that sustain their lives. Modern consumers take food very much for granted, giving little thought to what it is and where it has come from...



This one day course is suitable for the complete novice and anyone assisting with harvest. Topics covered include: • Safe use • Driving • Trailer towing

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This one day course is suitable for the complete novice and anyone assisting with harvest. Topics covered include: • Safe use • Driving • Trailer towing



This course ideally follows on from soft cheese making, but can be taken as a stand-alone course, and will guide you through the production processes associated with cheddar and crumbly cheese types.

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course ideally follows on from soft cheese making, but can be taken as a stand-alone course, and will guide you through the production processes associated with cheddar and crumbly cheese types.



Working in the UK countryside and environmental management sector is more complex and demanding than ever before. The practical implications of climate change, species and habitats under threat and the challenge of managing competing interests in the countryside are common concerns to many. We live ...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Working in the UK countryside and environmental management sector is more complex and demanding than ever before. The practical implications of climate change, species and habitats under threat and the challenge of managing competing interests in the countryside are common concerns to many. We live ...



Feel the excitement at bringing a new life into the world. This one day lambing course will develop the skills you will need to take an active part in managing the ewe and her lambs at and around lambing time. The day is very hands on, working with the College’s lambing ewes and lambing simula...

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Feel the excitement at bringing a new life into the world. This one day lambing course will develop the skills you will need to take an active part in managing the ewe and her lambs at and around lambing time. The day is very hands on, working with the College’s lambing ewes and lambing simula...



This course will give you comprehensive training in modern environmental management techniques and will introduce you to key concepts of biodiversity, sustainability, ecology and environmental systems.  You will develop a broad understanding of the scientific principles needed to effectivel...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This course will give you comprehensive training in modern environmental management techniques and will introduce you to key concepts of biodiversity, sustainability, ecology and environmental systems.  You will develop a broad understanding of the scientific principles needed to effectivel...



This one year programme is designed for school leavers and offers a route to employment or possible progression on to a Level 2 programme. You will normally spend between 2 and 3 days in College with the remainder of your time available for work experience. The programme is at level 1 and is availab...

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This one year programme is designed for school leavers and offers a route to employment or possible progression on to a Level 2 programme. You will normally spend between 2 and 3 days in College with the remainder of your time available for work experience. The programme is at level 1 and is availab...



Have you always wanted to work your own farm, or have the land, but not the skills? This unique course in Farming and Management will provide you with the skills needed to achieve these tasks.   Due to a number of key factors, such as cost and suitable knowledge, the people who are most like...

Stonebridge College


Address: Stonebridge Associated Colleges, Stonebridge House, Ocean View Road, Bude , Cornwall


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Have you always wanted to work your own farm, or have the land, but not the skills? This unique course in Farming and Management will provide you with the skills needed to achieve these tasks.   Due to a number of key factors, such as cost and suitable knowledge, the people who are most like...



This course will provide you with high-quality, advanced skills and knowledge in sustainable crop, livestock and land management. You will gain practical skills on our college farm combined with advanced scientific, technical and business enterprise skills which are key components of the course. ...

Bedford College


Address: Bedford College, Cauldwell Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This course will provide you with high-quality, advanced skills and knowledge in sustainable crop, livestock and land management. You will gain practical skills on our college farm combined with advanced scientific, technical and business enterprise skills which are key components of the course. ...



Sustainability is one of the core challenges facing business, governments and our wider societies. This degree provides a comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability as it applies to the food sector. The course takes an international perspective from production through to...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Sustainability is one of the core challenges facing business, governments and our wider societies. This degree provides a comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability as it applies to the food sector. The course takes an international perspective from production through to...



Students will undertake on-the-job training at their place of work, with some College study on day release. If you are working, but would like to train to gain qualifications, then this is the starter course for you. Course themes at York and Thirsk are mixed farming, livestock production or exte...

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

Students will undertake on-the-job training at their place of work, with some College study on day release. If you are working, but would like to train to gain qualifications, then this is the starter course for you. Course themes at York and Thirsk are mixed farming, livestock production or exte...



This course includes practical and theory study in areas such as livestock production, crop production, workshop practice, estate maintenance and tractor use. Professional and vocational qualifications lead to accreditation, be it from an examining body, such as City & Guilds or Edexcel, or p...

Moulton College


Address: West Street, Moulton, Northamptonshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course includes practical and theory study in areas such as livestock production, crop production, workshop practice, estate maintenance and tractor use. Professional and vocational qualifications lead to accreditation, be it from an examining body, such as City & Guilds or Edexcel, or p...



A five-year undergraduate Master’s degree level course, geared towards those professional engineers with leadership aspirations within global manufacturers such as John Deere, Claas, JCB, CNH, BAE Systems and Jaguar Land Rover, with a greater emphasis on research, project management and leadin...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

A five-year undergraduate Master’s degree level course, geared towards those professional engineers with leadership aspirations within global manufacturers such as John Deere, Claas, JCB, CNH, BAE Systems and Jaguar Land Rover, with a greater emphasis on research, project management and leadin...



This is a new BTEC course that has replaced the First Diploma Agriculture as a level 2 introductory course in order to fit the new National Qualifications and Credit Framework This is a broad based agricultural course which incorporates the student completing work experience one day a week on a farm...

Myerscough College


Address: St Michael's Rd, Bilsborrow, Preston, Lancashire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This is a new BTEC course that has replaced the First Diploma Agriculture as a level 2 introductory course in order to fit the new National Qualifications and Credit Framework This is a broad based agricultural course which incorporates the student completing work experience one day a week on a farm...



Provides the practical skills and knowledge needed to lamb ewes, and to deal with minor problems using the correct techniques. Also covers care of ewes and lambs before and after lambing, with emphasis on animal welfare.

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Provides the practical skills and knowledge needed to lamb ewes, and to deal with minor problems using the correct techniques. Also covers care of ewes and lambs before and after lambing, with emphasis on animal welfare.



This is a one-day training course. This course will look at the main types of vermin, and the best ways to eradicate them and deter their return! Areas of Study: Knowledge of the target vermin Control methods The implications of legislation relevant to the use of vertebrate pest control prod...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This is a one-day training course. This course will look at the main types of vermin, and the best ways to eradicate them and deter their return! Areas of Study: Knowledge of the target vermin Control methods The implications of legislation relevant to the use of vertebrate pest control prod...



The Honours Degree in Equine Management, validated by Ulster University, aims to produce motivated graduates who can understand and apply modern scientific and management principles in an ever-changing equine industry. These students will be equipped to carry out a range of practical and managerial ...

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The Honours Degree in Equine Management, validated by Ulster University, aims to produce motivated graduates who can understand and apply modern scientific and management principles in an ever-changing equine industry. These students will be equipped to carry out a range of practical and managerial ...



This course covers the safe use and basic maintenance of front end loaders in preparation for NPTC test (not included).

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course covers the safe use and basic maintenance of front end loaders in preparation for NPTC test (not included).



This one year course offers an opportunity to those students with less practical experience or lower entry grades. You have the opportunity to gain experience in our workshop facilities or with our range of modern tractors and equipment.  There will be opportunities through the academic year...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury College, Hartpury House, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This one year course offers an opportunity to those students with less practical experience or lower entry grades. You have the opportunity to gain experience in our workshop facilities or with our range of modern tractors and equipment.  There will be opportunities through the academic year...



Carries the same UCAS points weighting and is equivalent to studying 3 A Levels. The emphasis of this course is to develop the practical skills and gain the knowledge required of a full-time gamekeeper. This is a demanding career and students need to show significant commitment to the course to be s...

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Carries the same UCAS points weighting and is equivalent to studying 3 A Levels. The emphasis of this course is to develop the practical skills and gain the knowledge required of a full-time gamekeeper. This is a demanding career and students need to show significant commitment to the course to be s...



If you want to pursue a rewarding career as an Equine Veterinary Nurse, this exciting vocationally-based foundation degree will give you specialist veterinary nursing knowledge and skills essential for safe and effective practice, and will develop your skills of enquiry and reflection required ...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

If you want to pursue a rewarding career as an Equine Veterinary Nurse, this exciting vocationally-based foundation degree will give you specialist veterinary nursing knowledge and skills essential for safe and effective practice, and will develop your skills of enquiry and reflection required ...



This is a course for novices or those wishing to learn to operate a tractor. It cover a range of procedures and legislation. Our instructors are experienced and from the industry.

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This is a course for novices or those wishing to learn to operate a tractor. It cover a range of procedures and legislation. Our instructors are experienced and from the industry.



This is an on-farm work-based programme which develops agricultural skills and knowledge with specific reference to poultry. Learners will have to gain the agreement and support of the employer. Learners are allocated an assessor who will visit them on farm to co-ordinate the training and arrange...

Scotland's Rural College


Address: University Avenue, Ayr, Ayrshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This is an on-farm work-based programme which develops agricultural skills and knowledge with specific reference to poultry. Learners will have to gain the agreement and support of the employer. Learners are allocated an assessor who will visit them on farm to co-ordinate the training and arrange...



This course covers everything that impacts production in the supply chain. It prepares you for senior roles in a wide range of farming enterprises. The University of Reading is ranked at number 1 in the UK and number 19 globally in the QS World University Rankings 2015 for this subject, with...

Reading University


Address: Whiteknights Campus, University of Reading, Reading, Berkshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This course covers everything that impacts production in the supply chain. It prepares you for senior roles in a wide range of farming enterprises. The University of Reading is ranked at number 1 in the UK and number 19 globally in the QS World University Rankings 2015 for this subject, with...



This entry-level qualification offers good opportunities to progress. Foundation graduates will often work as technicians within engineering companies. The course offers greater opportunities to progress your career than most apprenticeships. Those who achieve good grades often choose to transfer to...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This entry-level qualification offers good opportunities to progress. Foundation graduates will often work as technicians within engineering companies. The course offers greater opportunities to progress your career than most apprenticeships. Those who achieve good grades often choose to transfer to...



This shortened award prepares students for a wide range of careers in the arable crop production industry and ancillary organisations. The course is designed to give students an opportunity to specialise in farm business management and crop production. On successful completion of the course, student...

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This shortened award prepares students for a wide range of careers in the arable crop production industry and ancillary organisations. The course is designed to give students an opportunity to specialise in farm business management and crop production. On successful completion of the course, student...



This well-established qualification is recognised by the industry as demonstrating the technical capability to work in the land-based technology and agricultural engineering sectors. Course themes include service and repair of various types of land-based equipment, applying mechanical principles,...

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This well-established qualification is recognised by the industry as demonstrating the technical capability to work in the land-based technology and agricultural engineering sectors. Course themes include service and repair of various types of land-based equipment, applying mechanical principles,...



This course will enable you to achieve the legally required qualification by the Control of Pesticide Regulations (COPR), and is designed for anyone applying pesticides on a commercial basis. This course (PA2) follows on from PA1 and is a one-day pesticide course that covers the application of pesti...

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course will enable you to achieve the legally required qualification by the Control of Pesticide Regulations (COPR), and is designed for anyone applying pesticides on a commercial basis. This course (PA2) follows on from PA1 and is a one-day pesticide course that covers the application of pesti...



The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 states “It is an offence to intentionally or recklessly take, damage, destroy or interfere with a nest of any wild bird whilst it is in use or being built.” With this is mind we do not run these courses during the main nesting season; between Marc...

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 states “It is an offence to intentionally or recklessly take, damage, destroy or interfere with a nest of any wild bird whilst it is in use or being built.” With this is mind we do not run these courses during the main nesting season; between Marc...



This programme is viewed by the industry as a stepping stone in education and training of those seeking a career with responsibility for a farm or agricultural unit, combining agricultural knowledge and management expertise. The course is an effective alternative to gaining an A-level and wi...

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This programme is viewed by the industry as a stepping stone in education and training of those seeking a career with responsibility for a farm or agricultural unit, combining agricultural knowledge and management expertise. The course is an effective alternative to gaining an A-level and wi...



During this course you will learn how to work effectively with agricultural machinery in a range of landbased situations, both on our farm and in the workshops.   A key part of the learning experience will be undertaking fun and challenging projects which include a 24-hour ploughing...

Wiltshire College


Address: Lacock, Chippenham, Wiltshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

During this course you will learn how to work effectively with agricultural machinery in a range of landbased situations, both on our farm and in the workshops.   A key part of the learning experience will be undertaking fun and challenging projects which include a 24-hour ploughing...



The City & Guilds Level 3 Extended Diploma in Animal Management is equivalent to `A` level standard and encompasses both practical and academic study. Students are involved in the study, care and breeding of the animals on site as well as having the opportunity to study animals at...

Carmarthenshire College


Address: Sandy Road, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

The City & Guilds Level 3 Extended Diploma in Animal Management is equivalent to `A` level standard and encompasses both practical and academic study. Students are involved in the study, care and breeding of the animals on site as well as having the opportunity to study animals at...



This course equips learners with the skills needed to work effectively where they are fully responsible for tractor operations.

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course equips learners with the skills needed to work effectively where they are fully responsible for tractor operations.



This course builds on the knowledge learned in the Subsidiary Diploma. You have the opportunity to gain experience in our workshop facilities or with our range of modern tractors and equipment.  There will be opportunities through the academic year for you to carry out practical tasks on the co...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury College, Hartpury House, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course builds on the knowledge learned in the Subsidiary Diploma. You have the opportunity to gain experience in our workshop facilities or with our range of modern tractors and equipment.  There will be opportunities through the academic year for you to carry out practical tasks on the co...



Our countryside is home for a variety of plants and animals yet the pressures on their habitats are continually increasing through urban development. This course offers those interested in preserving our natural heritage an opportunity to continue their personal development whilst working in the con...

Moreton Morrell College


Address: Moreton Morrell, Warwick, Warwickshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

Our countryside is home for a variety of plants and animals yet the pressures on their habitats are continually increasing through urban development. This course offers those interested in preserving our natural heritage an opportunity to continue their personal development whilst working in the con...



Developments in the rural economy have placed increased emphasis on conservation, biodiversity and the aesthetic appeal of the countryside. Highly skilled people who can reconcile the conflict between commercial food production and environmental considerations are in constant demand. This course bri...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Developments in the rural economy have placed increased emphasis on conservation, biodiversity and the aesthetic appeal of the countryside. Highly skilled people who can reconcile the conflict between commercial food production and environmental considerations are in constant demand. This course bri...



Students will gain a comprehensive knowledge of horse care on the level 2 course. The course is well designed and popular with school leavers who want an understanding of what an equine career involves. It is designed for students who wish to undertake a vocational study programme which combines aca...

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Students will gain a comprehensive knowledge of horse care on the level 2 course. The course is well designed and popular with school leavers who want an understanding of what an equine career involves. It is designed for students who wish to undertake a vocational study programme which combines aca...



Agriculture students make use of an extensive range of practical resources as an important part of their course.  These include Over 660 hectares of commercially farmed estate on a range of soil types. The arable enterprise includes a variety of crops including wheat, oats, oilseed rape, forage...

Moulton College


Address: West Street, Moulton, Northamptonshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Agriculture students make use of an extensive range of practical resources as an important part of their course.  These include Over 660 hectares of commercially farmed estate on a range of soil types. The arable enterprise includes a variety of crops including wheat, oats, oilseed rape, forage...



This practical course in horse care offers young people the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills required for jobs within the equine sector. The course is taught using the practical facilities at Enniskillen Campus.

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This practical course in horse care offers young people the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills required for jobs within the equine sector. The course is taught using the practical facilities at Enniskillen Campus.



This course covers basic flock management and husbandry. The content includes breeding, health programmes and general welfare presented as a mixture of practical and theory. By the end of the day you should be able to plan a breeding cycle and undertake practical flock management tasks .

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course covers basic flock management and husbandry. The content includes breeding, health programmes and general welfare presented as a mixture of practical and theory. By the end of the day you should be able to plan a breeding cycle and undertake practical flock management tasks .



This course is suitable for those who have a passion for food and farming, and are aiming to gain a broad base of agricultural knowledge, science, husbandry and practical skills.

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course is suitable for those who have a passion for food and farming, and are aiming to gain a broad base of agricultural knowledge, science, husbandry and practical skills.



This course will give you a solid understanding of the agricultural industry and allow you to progress to study at universities such as Harper Adams and The Royal Agricultural college, Cirencester or go into work. The course provides outstanding knowledge and experiences of agricultural theories and...

Chichester College


Address: Westgate Fields, Chichester, West Sussex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course will give you a solid understanding of the agricultural industry and allow you to progress to study at universities such as Harper Adams and The Royal Agricultural college, Cirencester or go into work. The course provides outstanding knowledge and experiences of agricultural theories and...



This course covers the safe driving of a tractor, pre-use maintenance and safety checks and recognition of controls and instruments. During the assessment the tractor is to be driven safely and correctly around a suitable course (including reversing with a trailer). The course can also cover trailer...

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course covers the safe driving of a tractor, pre-use maintenance and safety checks and recognition of controls and instruments. During the assessment the tractor is to be driven safely and correctly around a suitable course (including reversing with a trailer). The course can also cover trailer...



This is an enjoyable course designed to give you sufficient knowledge to keep and manage your own hives. Subjects studied include hive types and siting, bee husbandry, bee diseases, feeding, protective clothing, how to extract and jar good quality honey from local blossoms and flower meadows.

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This is an enjoyable course designed to give you sufficient knowledge to keep and manage your own hives. Subjects studied include hive types and siting, bee husbandry, bee diseases, feeding, protective clothing, how to extract and jar good quality honey from local blossoms and flower meadows.



The environment and land-based sector is a significant part of the UK’s economic and national life, contributing £billions per annum to the economy. Job prospects are very good and graduates with specific knowledge and skills in ecology survey work including EIA , water catchment an...

Reaseheath College


Address: Nantwich, Cheshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The environment and land-based sector is a significant part of the UK’s economic and national life, contributing £billions per annum to the economy. Job prospects are very good and graduates with specific knowledge and skills in ecology survey work including EIA , water catchment an...



To give newcomers to machinery handling the core skills of hand, foot and eye co-ordination and provide the opportunity to learn and practice safely under close supervision. It is suitable for learners 13 years to 16 years. Candidates will receive a certificate of attendance for their records. ...

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

To give newcomers to machinery handling the core skills of hand, foot and eye co-ordination and provide the opportunity to learn and practice safely under close supervision. It is suitable for learners 13 years to 16 years. Candidates will receive a certificate of attendance for their records. ...



Exciting and rewarding careers await graduates of the applied animal and plant sciences. The agricultural industry draws on scientific and technical expertise to sustain the efficient production of crops and livestock, whilst protecting the environment and improving welfare standards. This course...

Scotland's Rural College


Address: University Avenue, Ayr, Ayrshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Exciting and rewarding careers await graduates of the applied animal and plant sciences. The agricultural industry draws on scientific and technical expertise to sustain the efficient production of crops and livestock, whilst protecting the environment and improving welfare standards. This course...



This course is accredited by Newcastle University and is for: Full time Level 3 learners who wish to progress into Higher education within the Agriculture sector or those within the industry who wish to upskill and receive a qualification.

Northumberland College


Address: Kirkley Hall Campus, Ponteland, Northumberland


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This course is accredited by Newcastle University and is for: Full time Level 3 learners who wish to progress into Higher education within the Agriculture sector or those within the industry who wish to upskill and receive a qualification.



This course provides education and training to Level 3 and gives applicants the flexibility to combine work and education. The course reinforces production and management skills in a chosen livestock enterprise.

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This course provides education and training to Level 3 and gives applicants the flexibility to combine work and education. The course reinforces production and management skills in a chosen livestock enterprise.



Revolutionary technologies, global perspectives, specialist landbased training and agricultural managment are critical components of this advanced programme. Exceptiopnal facilities include a 240 hectare estate (120 hectares arable), a pedigree dairy herd of 100+ cows plus followers, 100 e...

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Revolutionary technologies, global perspectives, specialist landbased training and agricultural managment are critical components of this advanced programme. Exceptiopnal facilities include a 240 hectare estate (120 hectares arable), a pedigree dairy herd of 100+ cows plus followers, 100 e...



Ideal if: you would like a great starting point for a career in the construction plant industry.  You'll learn: from a variety of modules covering topics such as servicing and maintenance, removing and replacing components, routine inspections, diagnosing faults, and soldering...

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

Ideal if: you would like a great starting point for a career in the construction plant industry.  You'll learn: from a variety of modules covering topics such as servicing and maintenance, removing and replacing components, routine inspections, diagnosing faults, and soldering...



The Applied Agricultural degree will give you the grounding and knowledge the industry requires and the practical skills to allow you to hit the ground running the day you start out on your dream career. You’ll be exposed to real-world situations through being immersed in the work of our o...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury College, Hartpury House, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The Applied Agricultural degree will give you the grounding and knowledge the industry requires and the practical skills to allow you to hit the ground running the day you start out on your dream career. You’ll be exposed to real-world situations through being immersed in the work of our o...



Aimed at school leavers or those new to the industry, this is an ideal introduction where you’ll learn tree climbing, tree surgery, pruning, felling, machinery operations, estate skills and planting. You can progress onto the Level 3 Extended Diploma, work as a tree surgeon, or work for the lo...

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Aimed at school leavers or those new to the industry, this is an ideal introduction where you’ll learn tree climbing, tree surgery, pruning, felling, machinery operations, estate skills and planting. You can progress onto the Level 3 Extended Diploma, work as a tree surgeon, or work for the lo...



This course will cover preparation for lambing, signs of lambing and care of the new-born lamb, routine welfare and management tasks.

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course will cover preparation for lambing, signs of lambing and care of the new-born lamb, routine welfare and management tasks.



Agriculture students make use of an extensive range of practical resources as an important part of their course.  These include Over 660 hectares of commercially farmed estate on a range of soil types. The arable enterprise includes a variety of crops including wheat, oats, oilseed rape, forage...

Moulton College


Address: West Street, Moulton, Northamptonshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Agriculture students make use of an extensive range of practical resources as an important part of their course.  These include Over 660 hectares of commercially farmed estate on a range of soil types. The arable enterprise includes a variety of crops including wheat, oats, oilseed rape, forage...



The course will provide you with a broad knowledge base to develop a career in the horticultural industry. You will develop a range of skills that include plant propagation, ground preparation, developing garden plans, plant knowledge and construction of water features.

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

The course will provide you with a broad knowledge base to develop a career in the horticultural industry. You will develop a range of skills that include plant propagation, ground preparation, developing garden plans, plant knowledge and construction of water features.



The One-Year Farming Course is an intensive short training course, unique to the University. It is designed to equip the prospective landowner, farmer or manager with the basic knowledge required for running contemporary farm enterprises. The course covers all key aspects of modern farming pract...

Royal Agricultural University


Address: Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

The One-Year Farming Course is an intensive short training course, unique to the University. It is designed to equip the prospective landowner, farmer or manager with the basic knowledge required for running contemporary farm enterprises. The course covers all key aspects of modern farming pract...



The course includes: - Risk Assessment - Check machines for service and safety - Legislation on hedge cutting - Cut hedge various angles and profiles - Clean up - Prepare machines ready for transport,if applicable - Review of NPTC Assessment

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

The course includes: - Risk Assessment - Check machines for service and safety - Legislation on hedge cutting - Cut hedge various angles and profiles - Clean up - Prepare machines ready for transport,if applicable - Review of NPTC Assessment



This qualification provides candidates with the necessary skills and knowledge to provide basic treatment to one or more species of farm animal. It covers health & safety. legislation relating to the use of Veterinary Medicines, signs of health and ill health in various species, safe and correct...

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This qualification provides candidates with the necessary skills and knowledge to provide basic treatment to one or more species of farm animal. It covers health & safety. legislation relating to the use of Veterinary Medicines, signs of health and ill health in various species, safe and correct...



This course is designed for spray operators and pest control technicians who require a certificate of competence for pesticide spraying. The successful completion of this unit will be a condition of entry onto any other Pesticide unit.

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course is designed for spray operators and pest control technicians who require a certificate of competence for pesticide spraying. The successful completion of this unit will be a condition of entry onto any other Pesticide unit.



This is a good course for you if you want to gain a more technical and in-depth knowledge of agriculture. This course will also suit you if you have worked in the agriculture industry for a number of years and wish to gain a recognised qualification. A typical working week will comprise of a vari...

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This is a good course for you if you want to gain a more technical and in-depth knowledge of agriculture. This course will also suit you if you have worked in the agriculture industry for a number of years and wish to gain a recognised qualification. A typical working week will comprise of a vari...



Agriculture is currently facing many new challenges including climate change and the ability to produce food sustainably; however there is also a shortage of skilled professionals in a wide variety of positions within the industry.  Success in agriculture therefore requires individuals who can ...

Myerscough College


Address: St Michael's Rd, Bilsborrow, Preston, Lancashire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Agriculture is currently facing many new challenges including climate change and the ability to produce food sustainably; however there is also a shortage of skilled professionals in a wide variety of positions within the industry.  Success in agriculture therefore requires individuals who can ...



Apprenticeships provide an ideal opportunity to ‘learn while you earn’.  Students attend college on a day-release basis, one day per week during term time, for tuition leading to either an Intermediate (Level 2 QCF L2 Diploma in Work Based Agriculture) or Advanced qualification (...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury College, Hartpury House, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

Apprenticeships provide an ideal opportunity to ‘learn while you earn’.  Students attend college on a day-release basis, one day per week during term time, for tuition leading to either an Intermediate (Level 2 QCF L2 Diploma in Work Based Agriculture) or Advanced qualification (...



Agriculture is at the centre of many of the challenges facing modern society - including climate change, food security and increasing world population - and is a diverse area of study. This degree gives you a broad overview of agriculture and offers modules across our three specialist areas: ...

Newcastle University


Address: Agriculture Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Agriculture is at the centre of many of the challenges facing modern society - including climate change, food security and increasing world population - and is a diverse area of study. This degree gives you a broad overview of agriculture and offers modules across our three specialist areas: ...



Agriculture faces many challenges, not least coping with the rising demand for food, biofuel and other products by an increasing population combined with the demands for a more sustainable industry. Food security is key and requires the reconciliation of efficient production of food with reducing ag...

University of Hertfordshire


Address: University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Agriculture faces many challenges, not least coping with the rising demand for food, biofuel and other products by an increasing population combined with the demands for a more sustainable industry. Food security is key and requires the reconciliation of efficient production of food with reducing ag...



This three day course, taught by a wool board approved instructor, will provide an introduction to shearing. This course is ideal for beginners and will include sheep handling and restraint for shearing, machinery use and maintenance and wool quality and packaging.

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This three day course, taught by a wool board approved instructor, will provide an introduction to shearing. This course is ideal for beginners and will include sheep handling and restraint for shearing, machinery use and maintenance and wool quality and packaging.



An advanced and well-established qualification which is recognised by industry as demonstrating technical capability to work in the land-based technology and agricultural engineering sectors and can also be used to progress to degree level courses. In year one learners may also achieve the 90 credit...

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

An advanced and well-established qualification which is recognised by industry as demonstrating technical capability to work in the land-based technology and agricultural engineering sectors and can also be used to progress to degree level courses. In year one learners may also achieve the 90 credit...



This Forklift Truck operations course equips learners with the skills needed to work effectively where they are fully responsible for forklift truck operations.

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This Forklift Truck operations course equips learners with the skills needed to work effectively where they are fully responsible for forklift truck operations.



This course aims to develop the knowledge and skills required for individuals who want to pursue  professional level  careers   in the   land based and allied industries.  There is a focus on developing understanding of business management and leadership,  lan...

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This course aims to develop the knowledge and skills required for individuals who want to pursue  professional level  careers   in the   land based and allied industries.  There is a focus on developing understanding of business management and leadership,  lan...



This course offers full time training, normally four days per week, for students with a keen interest in agricultural engineering who are either intending to join the trade or wish to progress to higher education. Training includes the repair, servicing and maintenance of a wide range of agricultura...

Carmarthenshire College


Address: Sandy Road, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course offers full time training, normally four days per week, for students with a keen interest in agricultural engineering who are either intending to join the trade or wish to progress to higher education. Training includes the repair, servicing and maintenance of a wide range of agricultura...



This is a well established course which is designed to prepare you for a career in one of the UK's most vital industries, agricultural food production. Learners acquire a broad knowledge of all the issues relating to agriculture and the skills and techniques required within the industry. On t...

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This is a well established course which is designed to prepare you for a career in one of the UK's most vital industries, agricultural food production. Learners acquire a broad knowledge of all the issues relating to agriculture and the skills and techniques required within the industry. On t...



This course will give you foundation knowledge and skills in growing crops, working with a beef herd, pig and sheep production units and in our dairy, driving tractors and using other agricultural machinery. You will also learn about grassland and forage production, caring for farm animals, main...

Wiltshire College


Address: Lacock, Chippenham, Wiltshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course will give you foundation knowledge and skills in growing crops, working with a beef herd, pig and sheep production units and in our dairy, driving tractors and using other agricultural machinery. You will also learn about grassland and forage production, caring for farm animals, main...



This Level 3 horticulture apprenticeship is for those working to establish, manage, retail or cultivate plants for plant production or crop production or to use plants in landscapes to support the built environment.

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This Level 3 horticulture apprenticeship is for those working to establish, manage, retail or cultivate plants for plant production or crop production or to use plants in landscapes to support the built environment.



An Agricultural Engineer services, diagnoses, repairs, tests, evaluates and provides technical support for customers and operators. With technology increasing in Land Based service sector there is a wide range of career opportunities for a skilled versatile engineer, this course is for people who ha...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury College, Hartpury House, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

An Agricultural Engineer services, diagnoses, repairs, tests, evaluates and provides technical support for customers and operators. With technology increasing in Land Based service sector there is a wide range of career opportunities for a skilled versatile engineer, this course is for people who ha...



Primarily aimed at post- Year 11 students, this course provides a good introduction into agriculture and related industries, including machinery, crops and livestock husbandry. Assessment is by a combination of assignments, practical tests and class presentations.

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Primarily aimed at post- Year 11 students, this course provides a good introduction into agriculture and related industries, including machinery, crops and livestock husbandry. Assessment is by a combination of assignments, practical tests and class presentations.



Rushing headlong into livestock ownership without proper consideration of all the implications is a recipe for trouble! This course is aimed as a one day introduction to basic livestock husbandry. Saturday Session: 10:00 - 16:00

Chichester College


Address: Westgate Fields, Chichester, West Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Rushing headlong into livestock ownership without proper consideration of all the implications is a recipe for trouble! This course is aimed as a one day introduction to basic livestock husbandry. Saturday Session: 10:00 - 16:00



Available for those aged 16 and over, this is a great opportunity for you to earn as you learn. You will combine paid work on a farm with studying one day a week at Reaseheath. You will learn technical skills and continue to build on your existing experience and knowledge whilst specialising...

Reaseheath College


Address: Nantwich, Cheshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

Available for those aged 16 and over, this is a great opportunity for you to earn as you learn. You will combine paid work on a farm with studying one day a week at Reaseheath. You will learn technical skills and continue to build on your existing experience and knowledge whilst specialising...



This course introduces students to working with livestock, machinery and crops; the programme provides a useful background to the agricultural industry and demonstrates the variety of different career paths that exist. This course is designed specially for the more practical minded as there is an em...

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course introduces students to working with livestock, machinery and crops; the programme provides a useful background to the agricultural industry and demonstrates the variety of different career paths that exist. This course is designed specially for the more practical minded as there is an em...



Our "Get Skilled in Butchery" programme offers a range of half, one and two day courses. Courses are hands on, mostly limited to four participants to ensure maximum practical experience and attention from our highly skilled tutors. The courses are ideal for complete beginners and those wan...

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Our "Get Skilled in Butchery" programme offers a range of half, one and two day courses. Courses are hands on, mostly limited to four participants to ensure maximum practical experience and attention from our highly skilled tutors. The courses are ideal for complete beginners and those wan...



IOSH Working Safely is a one-day course. It focuses on why health and safety is important. It shows how you can make a real difference to the wellbeing of yourself and others as a result of changing your behaviours. It is equivalent to the Health & Safety Level 1 Award.

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

IOSH Working Safely is a one-day course. It focuses on why health and safety is important. It shows how you can make a real difference to the wellbeing of yourself and others as a result of changing your behaviours. It is equivalent to the Health & Safety Level 1 Award.



This course is ideal for you if you are new to agriculture or have some basic knowledge. Studying at Brinsbury offers you the opportunity to learn in a stunning environment as you develop your skills and knowledge of livestock, machinery and estate work, all using our college farm.   Yo...

Chichester College


Address: Westgate Fields, Chichester, West Sussex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course is ideal for you if you are new to agriculture or have some basic knowledge. Studying at Brinsbury offers you the opportunity to learn in a stunning environment as you develop your skills and knowledge of livestock, machinery and estate work, all using our college farm.   Yo...



A practical two-day course covering the safe use and operation of a tractor. The Houghall Campus estate provides the ideal environment for your to gain practical skills and knowledge and gives you the opportunity to develop skills to progress in land based industries.

East Durham College


Address: Houghall Campus, Durham, County Durham


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

A practical two-day course covering the safe use and operation of a tractor. The Houghall Campus estate provides the ideal environment for your to gain practical skills and knowledge and gives you the opportunity to develop skills to progress in land based industries.



An Apprenticeship is a work based learning programme at Level 3 where the learner is learning whilst working. The programme is ideally suited to employees who have some element of responsibility within their job role. The Apprentice will be employed and receive at least the minimum apprenticesh...

Carmarthenshire College


Address: Sandy Road, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

An Apprenticeship is a work based learning programme at Level 3 where the learner is learning whilst working. The programme is ideally suited to employees who have some element of responsibility within their job role. The Apprentice will be employed and receive at least the minimum apprenticesh...



Fascinated by British wild animals, stunning trees woodlands and fields of wildflowers? Want to learn more about them and get a job in a relevant area? This course may lead to a rewarding career in many countryside-related organisations, such as the National Parks and National Trust.

Kirklees College


Address: Taylor Hill Centre, Close Hill Lane, Taylor Hill, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Fascinated by British wild animals, stunning trees woodlands and fields of wildflowers? Want to learn more about them and get a job in a relevant area? This course may lead to a rewarding career in many countryside-related organisations, such as the National Parks and National Trust.



This course provides the knowledge and understanding required for the modern dairy worker. It will also introduce and develop key practical skills. All learners considering this course are encouraged to contact the course tutor to discuss the programme.

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course provides the knowledge and understanding required for the modern dairy worker. It will also introduce and develop key practical skills. All learners considering this course are encouraged to contact the course tutor to discuss the programme.



Course summary This programme covers a range of skills and related practices required to carry out the main tasks of a Gamekeeper. The objectives of the course are to ensure the development of practical skills, related background knowledge which will be learnt by carrying out various jobs throug...

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

Course summary This programme covers a range of skills and related practices required to carry out the main tasks of a Gamekeeper. The objectives of the course are to ensure the development of practical skills, related background knowledge which will be learnt by carrying out various jobs throug...



Designed for people with some experience of the industry. The course covers many aspects of modern agriculture and allows you to develop your skills in a supportive and practical environment on the College’s large and varied estate that includes modern examples of extensive and intensive farmi...

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Designed for people with some experience of the industry. The course covers many aspects of modern agriculture and allows you to develop your skills in a supportive and practical environment on the College’s large and varied estate that includes modern examples of extensive and intensive farmi...



This is a practical, one day course aimed at under 16s who are still at school or inexperienced in the use of tractors wishing to learn safe vehicle handling of modern agricultural tractors. What will I study on the course? Health and safety Driver and safety Tracto...

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This is a practical, one day course aimed at under 16s who are still at school or inexperienced in the use of tractors wishing to learn safe vehicle handling of modern agricultural tractors. What will I study on the course? Health and safety Driver and safety Tracto...



This shortened award prepares students for a wide range of careers in the livestock production industry and ancillary organisations. The course is designed to give students an opportunity to specialise in farm business management and livestock production. On successful completion of the course, stud...

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This shortened award prepares students for a wide range of careers in the livestock production industry and ancillary organisations. The course is designed to give students an opportunity to specialise in farm business management and livestock production. On successful completion of the course, stud...



The agricultural industry is becoming increasingly complex. Changes in support mechanisms and pressure to diversify and manage the environment has made success in the farming sector increasingly reliant on high quality, vigorous business management skills. In choosing to study the Agriculture with B...

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The agricultural industry is becoming increasingly complex. Changes in support mechanisms and pressure to diversify and manage the environment has made success in the farming sector increasingly reliant on high quality, vigorous business management skills. In choosing to study the Agriculture with B...



Spend some time in the beautiful Sussex countryside observing the wildlife. You will help to collect essentail research data by carrying out surveys on habitat, common bird census, as well as identifying trees and shrubs.

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Spend some time in the beautiful Sussex countryside observing the wildlife. You will help to collect essentail research data by carrying out surveys on habitat, common bird census, as well as identifying trees and shrubs.



The complex nature of modern agricultural machinery requires well trained and qualified technicians to operate, service and repair it. In addition legislation dictates that a number of specialist certificates are required before this equipment may be used. This course offers an exciting package desi...

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

The complex nature of modern agricultural machinery requires well trained and qualified technicians to operate, service and repair it. In addition legislation dictates that a number of specialist certificates are required before this equipment may be used. This course offers an exciting package desi...



Our Food Chain Systems MSc has been developed as a result of extensive industry-led research. The course examines the whole of the food chain from pre-harvest to market with the overall aim of enhancing the quality and safety of food. 

Cranfield University


Address: College Road, Cranfield, Buckinghamshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Our Food Chain Systems MSc has been developed as a result of extensive industry-led research. The course examines the whole of the food chain from pre-harvest to market with the overall aim of enhancing the quality and safety of food. 



This course is aimed at providing you with the knowledge and skills you need to work in Agriculture. Units include:   Introduction to Farm Animal Production   Work experience   Business   Tractor Driving   Dairy...

Oaklands College


Address: Hatfield Road, St. Albans, Hertfordshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course is aimed at providing you with the knowledge and skills you need to work in Agriculture. Units include:   Introduction to Farm Animal Production   Work experience   Business   Tractor Driving   Dairy...



This practical course is an introduction to on-farm milk processing. The course covers pasteurisation, cream separation, process control and documentation and milk tests needed.

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This practical course is an introduction to on-farm milk processing. The course covers pasteurisation, cream separation, process control and documentation and milk tests needed.



The aim of the HNC course is to provide you with a husbandry-based programme in production agriculture which, in combination with practical experience and guidance from a manager, will enable you to undertake the running of a farm enterprise. Within the HNC course you will develop the required sk...

Scotland's Rural College


Address: University Avenue, Ayr, Ayrshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

The aim of the HNC course is to provide you with a husbandry-based programme in production agriculture which, in combination with practical experience and guidance from a manager, will enable you to undertake the running of a farm enterprise. Within the HNC course you will develop the required sk...



This programme covers a range of CropProduction skills and related practices. The objectives of the course are to ensure the development of practical skills, related background knowledge including health and safety issues and procedures. It is suitable for those seeking or employed in a more senior ...

Myerscough College


Address: St Michael's Rd, Bilsborrow, Preston, Lancashire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This programme covers a range of CropProduction skills and related practices. The objectives of the course are to ensure the development of practical skills, related background knowledge including health and safety issues and procedures. It is suitable for those seeking or employed in a more senior ...



By studying international agricultural science at The University of Nottingham, you can specialise in agricultural and business modules from day one. Uniquely, you will spend your second year studying in Sydney and apply your learning directly to the Australian environment. In addition, you will ...

University of Nottingham


Address: The University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

By studying international agricultural science at The University of Nottingham, you can specialise in agricultural and business modules from day one. Uniquely, you will spend your second year studying in Sydney and apply your learning directly to the Australian environment. In addition, you will ...



This course is ideal for those who have an interest in or have just started to keep livestock and will focus on sheep, pigs or cows depending on the area of interest. On this course you will gain an insight into animal husbandry. Unique rural campus location with convenient parking ...

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course is ideal for those who have an interest in or have just started to keep livestock and will focus on sheep, pigs or cows depending on the area of interest. On this course you will gain an insight into animal husbandry. Unique rural campus location with convenient parking ...



The aim of these courses is to provide the knowledge and skills required to manage farms and estates, the course provides further arable work through utilisation of the estate. On the estate you will be introduced to many of the environmental skills required within the agricultural industry.

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

The aim of these courses is to provide the knowledge and skills required to manage farms and estates, the course provides further arable work through utilisation of the estate. On the estate you will be introduced to many of the environmental skills required within the agricultural industry.



The agricultural industry is changing rapidly and in recent years advances in technology have led to an abundance of food production in the western world. This, together with changes in the support mechanisms for agriculture, has affected farm incomes, the countryside, rural communities and the publ...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The agricultural industry is changing rapidly and in recent years advances in technology have led to an abundance of food production in the western world. This, together with changes in the support mechanisms for agriculture, has affected farm incomes, the countryside, rural communities and the publ...



Designed for students who may wish to work in agricultural engineering, this course provides an underpinning knowledge of the theory whilst also providing opportunities to practise the skills learnt. You will learn about the principles of mechanical engineering, health and safety and be able to serv...

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Designed for students who may wish to work in agricultural engineering, this course provides an underpinning knowledge of the theory whilst also providing opportunities to practise the skills learnt. You will learn about the principles of mechanical engineering, health and safety and be able to serv...



This degree is ideal if you're interested in the social, economic and political systems we use to manage the countryside and support rural businesses and communities. You focus on rural development and resource management, studying diverse topics from landscape management to social geographic...

Newcastle University


Address: Agriculture Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This degree is ideal if you're interested in the social, economic and political systems we use to manage the countryside and support rural businesses and communities. You focus on rural development and resource management, studying diverse topics from landscape management to social geographic...



This programme is suitable for those employed within the sector as service technicians or sports/ ground care technicians working on a wide range of specialist vehicles and machines used in farming, forestry, horticulture, ground care or sports facilities. You will play an important role in helping ...

Myerscough College


Address: St Michael's Rd, Bilsborrow, Preston, Lancashire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This programme is suitable for those employed within the sector as service technicians or sports/ ground care technicians working on a wide range of specialist vehicles and machines used in farming, forestry, horticulture, ground care or sports facilities. You will play an important role in helping ...



Combining the study of livestock, crops and machinery with practical training sessions and work on the College farm, students gain valuable experience which significantly improves employability. Within the qualification there is a significant amount of practical work experience. It is recommended th...

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Combining the study of livestock, crops and machinery with practical training sessions and work on the College farm, students gain valuable experience which significantly improves employability. Within the qualification there is a significant amount of practical work experience. It is recommended th...



The agricultural machinery engineering industry within the United Kingdom employs highly capable, motivated staff who can contribute to the success of their organisation in all areas.  This degree will provide the ideal platform for those who wish to progress within the industry. This ...

Myerscough College


Address: St Michael's Rd, Bilsborrow, Preston, Lancashire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The agricultural machinery engineering industry within the United Kingdom employs highly capable, motivated staff who can contribute to the success of their organisation in all areas.  This degree will provide the ideal platform for those who wish to progress within the industry. This ...



Interested in a career outdoors? Why not try our work-focussed Horticulture course. You will develop new skills and experience in landscaping and garden maintenance work. This is a short, intensive course where you attend 3 days per week for 3 weeks and you will need basic literacy and numeracy skil...

Shipley College


Address: Victoria Road, Saltaire, West Yorkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Interested in a career outdoors? Why not try our work-focussed Horticulture course. You will develop new skills and experience in landscaping and garden maintenance work. This is a short, intensive course where you attend 3 days per week for 3 weeks and you will need basic literacy and numeracy skil...



Do you want a career working outdoors, hands on, building and maintaining outdoor spaces/gardens. A varied role throughout the year including tasks such as building patios, fences, using landscape machinery and plantsmanship.

Kirklees College


Address: Taylor Hill Centre, Close Hill Lane, Taylor Hill, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Do you want a career working outdoors, hands on, building and maintaining outdoor spaces/gardens. A varied role throughout the year including tasks such as building patios, fences, using landscape machinery and plantsmanship.



Course Summary This programme combines sound understanding with technical skills, building on the game keeping experience and knowledge already gained in industry. The objectives of the course are to develop the practical and supervisory skills & related background knowledge that's requi...

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

Course Summary This programme combines sound understanding with technical skills, building on the game keeping experience and knowledge already gained in industry. The objectives of the course are to develop the practical and supervisory skills & related background knowledge that's requi...



In choosing the Agriculture Degree (D401) at Aberystwyth University you will be joining one of the most highly regarded departments in the UK. Agriculture is the mainstay of rural communities, and a significant UK industry sector. The breadth of the Agriculture degree includes agricultural diversifi...

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

In choosing the Agriculture Degree (D401) at Aberystwyth University you will be joining one of the most highly regarded departments in the UK. Agriculture is the mainstay of rural communities, and a significant UK industry sector. The breadth of the Agriculture degree includes agricultural diversifi...



Butchery is the preparation and presentation of meat for sale. The role could be serving customers in retail, or part of the preparation and manufacturing process. The display of meat and fresh food may use artistic skills, and you will need to work in a safe, precise and hygienic way. The ideal...

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

Butchery is the preparation and presentation of meat for sale. The role could be serving customers in retail, or part of the preparation and manufacturing process. The display of meat and fresh food may use artistic skills, and you will need to work in a safe, precise and hygienic way. The ideal...



The College offers opportunity to study at level 3 (A level equivalent) for students who wish to develop a comprehensive understanding of Agriculture - encompassing practical techniques, academic knowledge and technical skills.  It is a popular option for both school leavers and successful Leve...

Myerscough College


Address: St Michael's Rd, Bilsborrow, Preston, Lancashire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

The College offers opportunity to study at level 3 (A level equivalent) for students who wish to develop a comprehensive understanding of Agriculture - encompassing practical techniques, academic knowledge and technical skills.  It is a popular option for both school leavers and successful Leve...



This part-time programme is offered to students who are employed full-time in the industry, and who wish to study on a day release basis. The course places an emphasis on practical business skills together with management theory and understanding. Particularly suitable for students progressing to fa...

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This part-time programme is offered to students who are employed full-time in the industry, and who wish to study on a day release basis. The course places an emphasis on practical business skills together with management theory and understanding. Particularly suitable for students progressing to fa...



This is a one-day course preparing candidates to take NPTC PA1 Foundation Module Test Areas of Study: Environmental protection Legislation Interpretation of product labels Protective equipment Pesticide storage Disposal of waste Record keeping

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury College, Hartpury House, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This is a one-day course preparing candidates to take NPTC PA1 Foundation Module Test Areas of Study: Environmental protection Legislation Interpretation of product labels Protective equipment Pesticide storage Disposal of waste Record keeping



This course will give you the essential technical knowledge and practical skills to confidently work with modern machinery. Work placements, visits to industry events such as the Grassland or Dairy events and LAMMA Show and trips to machinery manufacturers and dealers will give you a real insight...

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course will give you the essential technical knowledge and practical skills to confidently work with modern machinery. Work placements, visits to industry events such as the Grassland or Dairy events and LAMMA Show and trips to machinery manufacturers and dealers will give you a real insight...



Veterinary Biosciences is a course dedicated to the biology underpinning veterinary medicine. On this course, you will combine molecular, cellular, and physiological aspects to understand the biology of farm animals, horses, and companion animals. Along the way, you will develop the applied and anal...

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Veterinary Biosciences is a course dedicated to the biology underpinning veterinary medicine. On this course, you will combine molecular, cellular, and physiological aspects to understand the biology of farm animals, horses, and companion animals. Along the way, you will develop the applied and anal...



The Extended Diploma is a well-respected course with an outstanding track record of students entering employment or Higher Education, as it is accepted as an entry qualification for some degree level courses. During the first year of this course you will complete the units for the Level 3 Diplom...

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

The Extended Diploma is a well-respected course with an outstanding track record of students entering employment or Higher Education, as it is accepted as an entry qualification for some degree level courses. During the first year of this course you will complete the units for the Level 3 Diplom...



There is demand for trained, skilled and motivated young people to enter the agriculture industry. There is an emphasis on combining traditional skills with modern technology/legislation and emerging techniques. The course integrates practical experience with theory lessons both on and off farm and ...

Kirklees College


Address: Taylor Hill Centre, Close Hill Lane, Taylor Hill, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

There is demand for trained, skilled and motivated young people to enter the agriculture industry. There is an emphasis on combining traditional skills with modern technology/legislation and emerging techniques. The course integrates practical experience with theory lessons both on and off farm and ...



If you like working outside, and your strengths are more practical based, an agricultural apprenticeship could be for you. Each workplace is different so you may be working with different types of cattle, sheep or pigs and carrying out a variety of tractor tasks depending on your job. You will learn...

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

If you like working outside, and your strengths are more practical based, an agricultural apprenticeship could be for you. Each workplace is different so you may be working with different types of cattle, sheep or pigs and carrying out a variety of tractor tasks depending on your job. You will learn...



This is a broad-based course providing you with practical experience and an alternative to GCSE entry onto the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture. It provides you with the ability to enter the industry as a competent employee with valuable industry skills.

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This is a broad-based course providing you with practical experience and an alternative to GCSE entry onto the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture. It provides you with the ability to enter the industry as a competent employee with valuable industry skills.



You will have a job and a wage as you build up the skills and experienced needed for a career in the agriculture industry. You will have regular visits from your assessor at the workplace and will study a wide range of disciplines. Different pathways are available to suit your needs.

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

You will have a job and a wage as you build up the skills and experienced needed for a career in the agriculture industry. You will have regular visits from your assessor at the workplace and will study a wide range of disciplines. Different pathways are available to suit your needs.



This course has been specifically designed to enable students to enter the industry with the best possible qualifications and experience. You will develop the knowledge and skills you need for a successful career in agriculture through a combination of academic study, practical classes on the Colleg...

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This course has been specifically designed to enable students to enter the industry with the best possible qualifications and experience. You will develop the knowledge and skills you need for a successful career in agriculture through a combination of academic study, practical classes on the Colleg...



A step up from the Level 2 Diploma, the Level 3 courses offer the opportunity to investigate a range of more advanced horse management topics both in the classroom and practically on the equine yard. There is also the opportunity to study other related qualifications alongside the diploma to best pr...

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

A step up from the Level 2 Diploma, the Level 3 courses offer the opportunity to investigate a range of more advanced horse management topics both in the classroom and practically on the equine yard. There is also the opportunity to study other related qualifications alongside the diploma to best pr...



Agriculture students make use of an extensive range of practical resources as an important part of their course.  These include Over 660 hectares of commercially farmed estate on a range of soil types. The arable enterprise includes a variety of crops including wheat, oats, oilseed rape, forage...

Moulton College


Address: West Street, Moulton, Northamptonshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Agriculture students make use of an extensive range of practical resources as an important part of their course.  These include Over 660 hectares of commercially farmed estate on a range of soil types. The arable enterprise includes a variety of crops including wheat, oats, oilseed rape, forage...



The agricultural sector faces a number of significant challenges in the future from climate change to floods and droughts, an ever-increasing world population and changes in European policies. All of these factors contribute to a sector that needs graduates who possess well developed business skills...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The agricultural sector faces a number of significant challenges in the future from climate change to floods and droughts, an ever-increasing world population and changes in European policies. All of these factors contribute to a sector that needs graduates who possess well developed business skills...



This Felling and Processing Trees Up To 380mm chainsaw course will further expand on your knowledge gained within the CS30 course (City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting). This course will take you onto felling trees up to 380mm in diameter, including performi...

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This Felling and Processing Trees Up To 380mm chainsaw course will further expand on your knowledge gained within the CS30 course (City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting). This course will take you onto felling trees up to 380mm in diameter, including performi...



Harper Adams has specialised in providing higher education in agriculture for more than a century, producing highly capable graduates to drive this large and dynamic industry forward through an exciting range of career opportunities. If you are in any doubt as to the importance of the industry in th...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Harper Adams has specialised in providing higher education in agriculture for more than a century, producing highly capable graduates to drive this large and dynamic industry forward through an exciting range of career opportunities. If you are in any doubt as to the importance of the industry in th...



The Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Equine Management, validated by Ulster University, is unique within the island of Ireland. The course which has been developed in consultation with the equine industry to meet their needs, aims to produce motivated graduates with practical and managerial skills and th...

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Equine Management, validated by Ulster University, is unique within the island of Ireland. The course which has been developed in consultation with the equine industry to meet their needs, aims to produce motivated graduates with practical and managerial skills and th...



This course covers the cheese-making process, and soft cheese types. A range of soft cheeses will be made and you may take samples of cheese away with you to ripen and consume.

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course covers the cheese-making process, and soft cheese types. A range of soft cheeses will be made and you may take samples of cheese away with you to ripen and consume.



This is a flexible one year level three Subsidiary Diploma qualification which can be studied either as a stand-alone course or can be combined with a further 6 subjects to make up a broader Diploma or 12 subjects for an Extended Diploma in general Agriculture. The course is for those who wish to en...

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This is a flexible one year level three Subsidiary Diploma qualification which can be studied either as a stand-alone course or can be combined with a further 6 subjects to make up a broader Diploma or 12 subjects for an Extended Diploma in general Agriculture. The course is for those who wish to en...



This course will cover all the topics associated with applying pesticides from pedestrian operated equipment.

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course will cover all the topics associated with applying pesticides from pedestrian operated equipment.



The course is aimed for those who would like to keep hens for domestic purposes. The course will cover selecting a breed, housing, health and general care.

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

The course is aimed for those who would like to keep hens for domestic purposes. The course will cover selecting a breed, housing, health and general care.



This course introduces students to working with livestock, machinery and crops; the programme provides a more advanced background to the agricultural industry and demonstrates the variety of different career paths that exist. This course is designed to provide you with a broad base of agricultural k...

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course introduces students to working with livestock, machinery and crops; the programme provides a more advanced background to the agricultural industry and demonstrates the variety of different career paths that exist. This course is designed to provide you with a broad base of agricultural k...



This programme is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in agriculture and sustainable development in the private sector, research, NGO or government communities. It provides a firm grounding in research methods applicable to the study of sustainable agriculture and the intellectual tools fo...

Greenwich University


Address: Central Avenue, Chatham, Medway, Kent


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This programme is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in agriculture and sustainable development in the private sector, research, NGO or government communities. It provides a firm grounding in research methods applicable to the study of sustainable agriculture and the intellectual tools fo...



This Lambing Skills course provides an introduction to basic lambing including health and safety, guidance for equipment and health care for new born lambs.

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This Lambing Skills course provides an introduction to basic lambing including health and safety, guidance for equipment and health care for new born lambs.



The BSc Applied Equine Welfare and Management programme offers an experience which is aligned to the requirements of the equine welfare industry. The course is aimed at students looking to expand and develop their knowledge of welfare, health and rehabilitation of horses. The programme will be t...

Greenwich University


Address: Central Avenue, Chatham, Medway, Kent


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The BSc Applied Equine Welfare and Management programme offers an experience which is aligned to the requirements of the equine welfare industry. The course is aimed at students looking to expand and develop their knowledge of welfare, health and rehabilitation of horses. The programme will be t...



This introductory (theoretical) structured programme provides a basic knowledge about bees and beekeeping, enabling students after some practical experience to keep bees. Bees are not only essential to the environment (60% of food plants depend on honey bees for pollination) but these highly sop...

Berkshire College of Agriculture


Address: Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This introductory (theoretical) structured programme provides a basic knowledge about bees and beekeeping, enabling students after some practical experience to keep bees. Bees are not only essential to the environment (60% of food plants depend on honey bees for pollination) but these highly sop...



The agricultural sector faces a number of significant challenges in the future from climate change to floods and droughts, an ever-increasing world population and changes in European policies. All of these factors contribute to a sector that needs graduates who possess well developed business skills...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The agricultural sector faces a number of significant challenges in the future from climate change to floods and droughts, an ever-increasing world population and changes in European policies. All of these factors contribute to a sector that needs graduates who possess well developed business skills...



This is a three-year programme studied full-time or six-year programme if studied part-time. You will be required to complete 300 hours of work experience during the duration of your study. Students are currently studying this course on three consecutive days. This course includes skills and knowled...

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This is a three-year programme studied full-time or six-year programme if studied part-time. You will be required to complete 300 hours of work experience during the duration of your study. Students are currently studying this course on three consecutive days. This course includes skills and knowled...



This is a great course if you want to work in the countryside or outdoors. You will take part in lots of hands-on sessions. You’ll also get better at literacy and numeracy skills so that you can move onto another course or go to work.

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This is a great course if you want to work in the countryside or outdoors. You will take part in lots of hands-on sessions. You’ll also get better at literacy and numeracy skills so that you can move onto another course or go to work.



This course is a practical introduction into the agriculture industry and, with the support of our inspiring lecturers and outstanding support network, gives you the opportunity to specialise as your interests and skills develop. Your knowledge is enhanced through working alongside a range of livest...

Chichester College


Address: Westgate Fields, Chichester, West Sussex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course is a practical introduction into the agriculture industry and, with the support of our inspiring lecturers and outstanding support network, gives you the opportunity to specialise as your interests and skills develop. Your knowledge is enhanced through working alongside a range of livest...



This degree focuses on the management of each element of an agricultural business: the whole estate; the farm; and individual arable, livestock and diversified enterprises. You study wide-ranging agriculture topics in your first two years, exploring biology, soil science, nutrition, management, a...

Newcastle University


Address: Agriculture Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This degree focuses on the management of each element of an agricultural business: the whole estate; the farm; and individual arable, livestock and diversified enterprises. You study wide-ranging agriculture topics in your first two years, exploring biology, soil science, nutrition, management, a...



These programmes are offered to students who are employed full-time in the industry, and who wish to study on a day release basis. The course places an emphasis on practical skills backed up with an understanding of the principles involved. Whilst at work you will receive comprehensive practical ...

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

These programmes are offered to students who are employed full-time in the industry, and who wish to study on a day release basis. The course places an emphasis on practical skills backed up with an understanding of the principles involved. Whilst at work you will receive comprehensive practical ...



This one day course provides an introduction to the care and welfare of pigs for both breeding and fattening and will appeal to anyone whose work involves contact with pigs or those who wish to keep pigs on a large or small scale. By the end of the day you should be able to undertake daily routine h...

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This one day course provides an introduction to the care and welfare of pigs for both breeding and fattening and will appeal to anyone whose work involves contact with pigs or those who wish to keep pigs on a large or small scale. By the end of the day you should be able to undertake daily routine h...



The course includes: - Risk Assessment - Pre-start checks - Driving tractor around pre-set course - Hitching trailer and drive around course including reverse - Attach mounted implement and attach power take off shaft - Set machine for work - Review of NPTC assessment

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

The course includes: - Risk Assessment - Pre-start checks - Driving tractor around pre-set course - Hitching trailer and drive around course including reverse - Attach mounted implement and attach power take off shaft - Set machine for work - Review of NPTC assessment



Suitable for those involved in administration of farming businesses. This course covers records for finance and accounts, payroll, legal and management records for business staff and legislative, farm assurance and production records for livestock and crops enterprises

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Suitable for those involved in administration of farming businesses. This course covers records for finance and accounts, payroll, legal and management records for business staff and legislative, farm assurance and production records for livestock and crops enterprises



This Garden Design course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to design a garden for a client or to re-design your own garden. You will gain experience of working for a real client, and you will get the opportunity to provide up to two designs for gardens both in 2D and 3D. You will also le...

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This Garden Design course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to design a garden for a client or to re-design your own garden. You will gain experience of working for a real client, and you will get the opportunity to provide up to two designs for gardens both in 2D and 3D. You will also le...



The Higher Certificate course is intended to provide a taster of studying Agriculture at higher education level. It covers aspects of agricultural science, crop production and livestock production, as well as allowing students to gain an appreciation of the industry. Students will also acquire the s...

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

The Higher Certificate course is intended to provide a taster of studying Agriculture at higher education level. It covers aspects of agricultural science, crop production and livestock production, as well as allowing students to gain an appreciation of the industry. Students will also acquire the s...



For those interested in learning how to look after livestock and grow produce on a small scale. Also covers current legislation and welfare issues, plus the opportunity to visit smallholdings run either for self-sufficiency or as a business.

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

For those interested in learning how to look after livestock and grow produce on a small scale. Also covers current legislation and welfare issues, plus the opportunity to visit smallholdings run either for self-sufficiency or as a business.



This course is a good balance between agriculture and engineering. The first year units have a strong agricultural content which includes one livestock and crops production unit. You have opportunities to gain skills and experience in our five workshop facilities and from operating some of the lates...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury College, Hartpury House, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course is a good balance between agriculture and engineering. The first year units have a strong agricultural content which includes one livestock and crops production unit. You have opportunities to gain skills and experience in our five workshop facilities and from operating some of the lates...



IOSH Managing Safely is nationally recognised and respected certificated training. It gives you the knowledge and tools to tackle the health and safety issues you’re responsible for. Most notably, it brings home just why health and safety is such an essential part of your job.

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

IOSH Managing Safely is nationally recognised and respected certificated training. It gives you the knowledge and tools to tackle the health and safety issues you’re responsible for. Most notably, it brings home just why health and safety is such an essential part of your job.



This course will cover handling techniques for foot trimming, selection of ewes, injecting, and routine welfare and management tasks.

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course will cover handling techniques for foot trimming, selection of ewes, injecting, and routine welfare and management tasks.



This programme covers a range of Livestock Production skills and related practices. the objectives of the course are to ensure the development of practical skills, related background knowledge including health and safety issues and procedures. It is suitable for those seeking or employed in their fi...

Myerscough College


Address: St Michael's Rd, Bilsborrow, Preston, Lancashire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This programme covers a range of Livestock Production skills and related practices. the objectives of the course are to ensure the development of practical skills, related background knowledge including health and safety issues and procedures. It is suitable for those seeking or employed in their fi...



Our "Get Skilled in Butchery" programme offers a range of half, one and two day courses. Courses are hands on, mostly limited to four participants to ensure maximum practical experience and attention from our highly skilled tutors. The courses are ideal for complete beginners and those wan...

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Our "Get Skilled in Butchery" programme offers a range of half, one and two day courses. Courses are hands on, mostly limited to four participants to ensure maximum practical experience and attention from our highly skilled tutors. The courses are ideal for complete beginners and those wan...



The Basic Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-Cutting Training Course is aimed at individuals wishing to learn how to maintain and operate a chainsaw. The course covers safety features, preparing the chainsaw for use with correct fuel and lubrication and cross cutting timber accurately. This unit must ...

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

The Basic Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-Cutting Training Course is aimed at individuals wishing to learn how to maintain and operate a chainsaw. The course covers safety features, preparing the chainsaw for use with correct fuel and lubrication and cross cutting timber accurately. This unit must ...



This IMI Level 3  course has been designed to allow Subsidiary Diploma students the opportunity to progress further with their academic studies and potentially gain  higher paid jobs or access into higher education.  The course will provide you with the opportunity to develop a mo...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This IMI Level 3  course has been designed to allow Subsidiary Diploma students the opportunity to progress further with their academic studies and potentially gain  higher paid jobs or access into higher education.  The course will provide you with the opportunity to develop a mo...



This RHS horticulture course expands and builds upon the ornamental and landscaping knowledge gained at our level Royal Horticultural Society Level 2 certificate in the Principles of Horticulture.

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This RHS horticulture course expands and builds upon the ornamental and landscaping knowledge gained at our level Royal Horticultural Society Level 2 certificate in the Principles of Horticulture.



Course Summary This programme combines sound understanding with technical skills, building on the crop production experience and knowledge already gained in industry. The objectives of the course are to ensure the further development of practical and supervisory skills & related background k...

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

Course Summary This programme combines sound understanding with technical skills, building on the crop production experience and knowledge already gained in industry. The objectives of the course are to ensure the further development of practical and supervisory skills & related background k...



The Dorset Community Safety Partnership invites you to Farmwise based at Stinsford Farm part of Kingston Maurward College and is a rural crime and fire prevention initiative. Dorset Police and Dorset Fire and Rescue volunteers provide a short presentation that then concludes with a tour of the fa...

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

The Dorset Community Safety Partnership invites you to Farmwise based at Stinsford Farm part of Kingston Maurward College and is a rural crime and fire prevention initiative. Dorset Police and Dorset Fire and Rescue volunteers provide a short presentation that then concludes with a tour of the fa...



This felling and processing large trees course will further expand on your knowledge gained from CS30 and CS31. This course will take you onto felling trees more than 380mm in diameter including performing tree operations using hand tools. The felling technique will be appropriate to tree size, weig...

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This felling and processing large trees course will further expand on your knowledge gained from CS30 and CS31. This course will take you onto felling trees more than 380mm in diameter including performing tree operations using hand tools. The felling technique will be appropriate to tree size, weig...



This degree combines business modules, developed by the prestigious Bristol Business School, with equine industry and functional equine science modules. Students are able to widen their skill base, develop key contacts and gain valuable work experience with an in-built work placement module, with an...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury College, Hartpury House, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This degree combines business modules, developed by the prestigious Bristol Business School, with equine industry and functional equine science modules. Students are able to widen their skill base, develop key contacts and gain valuable work experience with an in-built work placement module, with an...



At our York Campus the Level 3 Diploma in Countryside Management allows students to either select a specialist Gamekeeping route or a Countryside Management route, while at Newcastle just the Countryside Management route is available. Study modern gamekeeping (lowland and upland) alongside wildli...

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

At our York Campus the Level 3 Diploma in Countryside Management allows students to either select a specialist Gamekeeping route or a Countryside Management route, while at Newcastle just the Countryside Management route is available. Study modern gamekeeping (lowland and upland) alongside wildli...



The variety of food and drink available to us is continually increasing in its quality, diversity, and interest. This course will equip graduates with the skills to be at the heart of the food development process adding value to a complex and exciting food industry.   You will learn about t...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The variety of food and drink available to us is continually increasing in its quality, diversity, and interest. This course will equip graduates with the skills to be at the heart of the food development process adding value to a complex and exciting food industry.   You will learn about t...



This course is designed for those wishing to use boom sprayers on crops or turfs. Upon successful completion of this course candidates will receive an NPTC Level Two Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides - Ground Crop Sprayer PA2. This qualification is issued for life, however NPTC recommend tha...

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course is designed for those wishing to use boom sprayers on crops or turfs. Upon successful completion of this course candidates will receive an NPTC Level Two Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides - Ground Crop Sprayer PA2. This qualification is issued for life, however NPTC recommend tha...



This course builds on the knowledge learned in the Subsidiary Diploma. You have the opportunity to gain experience in our workshop facilities or with our range of modern tractors and equipment.  There will be opportunities through the academic year for you to carry out practical tasks on the co...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course builds on the knowledge learned in the Subsidiary Diploma. You have the opportunity to gain experience in our workshop facilities or with our range of modern tractors and equipment.  There will be opportunities through the academic year for you to carry out practical tasks on the co...



For either course, you need to be working within an agricultural environment. Level 3 will suit you if you are a Section Head, Assistant Farm Manager or Livestock Technician/Charge Hand. In both levels of Apprenticeship, you will study a mix of theory (knowledge) and practical (competency) topics...

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

For either course, you need to be working within an agricultural environment. Level 3 will suit you if you are a Section Head, Assistant Farm Manager or Livestock Technician/Charge Hand. In both levels of Apprenticeship, you will study a mix of theory (knowledge) and practical (competency) topics...



This course will give you an insight into the modern agricultural industry through work placements, visits to local farms and estates, and trips to events such as the Livestock Show. Working on the College farm’s dairy, sheep enterprise and pig unit, you’ll also learn valuable skills ...

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course will give you an insight into the modern agricultural industry through work placements, visits to local farms and estates, and trips to events such as the Livestock Show. Working on the College farm’s dairy, sheep enterprise and pig unit, you’ll also learn valuable skills ...



Students studying this two-year course can combine aspects of arable crop production with sustainability. There will be focus on the ecosystem and environment, as well as woodland management. This course is ideal for those interested in agronomy or land management with an interest in the ever import...

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Students studying this two-year course can combine aspects of arable crop production with sustainability. There will be focus on the ecosystem and environment, as well as woodland management. This course is ideal for those interested in agronomy or land management with an interest in the ever import...



This degree combines business modules, developed by the prestigious Bristol Business School, with equine industry and functional equine science modules. Students are able to widen their skill base, develop key contacts and gain valuable work experience with an in-built work placement module, with an...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This degree combines business modules, developed by the prestigious Bristol Business School, with equine industry and functional equine science modules. Students are able to widen their skill base, develop key contacts and gain valuable work experience with an in-built work placement module, with an...



With around 75 per cent of land in the UK devoted to primary food production, agriculture continues to be the mainstay of the rural economy. However, in addition to the science and technology associated with animal and crop production, the modern farm manager must manage an increasingly diversified ...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

With around 75 per cent of land in the UK devoted to primary food production, agriculture continues to be the mainstay of the rural economy. However, in addition to the science and technology associated with animal and crop production, the modern farm manager must manage an increasingly diversified ...



Designed for those students who want to pursue a career in agricultural engineering, this course examines a wide range of agricultural machinery and provides skills which can be transferred into more mainstream engineering. You will benefit from our industry experienced tutors and gain an understand...

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Designed for those students who want to pursue a career in agricultural engineering, this course examines a wide range of agricultural machinery and provides skills which can be transferred into more mainstream engineering. You will benefit from our industry experienced tutors and gain an understand...



This module will provide a sound working knowledge of the philosophy and approaches that underpin IFM. In contrast to its sister module (Agricultural Pollution and Mitigation), this module is concerned with on-farm practice-based environmental management. It will also include a visit to a farm to...

University of Hertfordshire


Address: University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This module will provide a sound working knowledge of the philosophy and approaches that underpin IFM. In contrast to its sister module (Agricultural Pollution and Mitigation), this module is concerned with on-farm practice-based environmental management. It will also include a visit to a farm to...



This course has been designed to develop knowledge, understanding and practical skills required to work in the agricultural industry at an operational and management level. It considers the management of a wide range of mixed farming systems in an applied, 'hands-on' context. This course is ...

Moulton College


Address: West Street, Moulton, Northamptonshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This course has been designed to develop knowledge, understanding and practical skills required to work in the agricultural industry at an operational and management level. It considers the management of a wide range of mixed farming systems in an applied, 'hands-on' context. This course is ...



This course is designed for spray operators and pest control technicians who wish to apply slug pellets and granular pesticides. Upon successful completion of this course candidates will receive an NPTC Level Two Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides - Granular Application PA4. This qualifi...

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course is designed for spray operators and pest control technicians who wish to apply slug pellets and granular pesticides. Upon successful completion of this course candidates will receive an NPTC Level Two Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides - Granular Application PA4. This qualifi...



Animal science is the science of the animals that are used by man. In Aberystwyth, this means farm animals, horses and companion animals. Animal scientists study the nutrition, breeding, fertility, health, behaviour, physiology and anatomy of a wide range of domesticated animals. Our students develo...

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Animal science is the science of the animals that are used by man. In Aberystwyth, this means farm animals, horses and companion animals. Animal scientists study the nutrition, breeding, fertility, health, behaviour, physiology and anatomy of a wide range of domesticated animals. Our students develo...



The majority of man-made products are mechanical or have mechanical parts, and mechanical engineers are to be found working in virtually every type of industry, on products as diverse as racing cars, jet engines, cruise ships, farm machinery, sports equipment and domestic appliances. Mechanical en...

Queen's University, Belfast


Address: University Road, Belfast, Antrim


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The majority of man-made products are mechanical or have mechanical parts, and mechanical engineers are to be found working in virtually every type of industry, on products as diverse as racing cars, jet engines, cruise ships, farm machinery, sports equipment and domestic appliances. Mechanical en...



This is a one-day course preparing candidates to take NPTC PA1 Foundation Module Test Areas of Study: Environmental protection Legislation Interpretation of product labels Protective equipment Pesticide storage Disposal of waste Record keeping

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This is a one-day course preparing candidates to take NPTC PA1 Foundation Module Test Areas of Study: Environmental protection Legislation Interpretation of product labels Protective equipment Pesticide storage Disposal of waste Record keeping



This degree is cognate with the Land Pathway through the RICS Assessment of Technical Competency leading to assosciate RICS membership. In many respects it mirrors BSc REALM but has its own specialisms in utility wayleave and easement negotiations, and estate agency office practice. 

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This degree is cognate with the Land Pathway through the RICS Assessment of Technical Competency leading to assosciate RICS membership. In many respects it mirrors BSc REALM but has its own specialisms in utility wayleave and easement negotiations, and estate agency office practice. 



In choosing Aberystwyth University's Agriculture with Countryside Management Degree you will study a combination of science, production, conservation and land management methods. Integrating agriculture and environmental management you will be immersed in contemporary issues including environmen...

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

In choosing Aberystwyth University's Agriculture with Countryside Management Degree you will study a combination of science, production, conservation and land management methods. Integrating agriculture and environmental management you will be immersed in contemporary issues including environmen...



This degree provides an in-depth study of how animals behave and function, and could lead to a vocational career in the animal sector. You'll study subjects that reflect the whole life of an animal, such as: microbiology and biochemistry animal behaviour animal reproductio...

Newcastle University