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This course will provide you with a vast knowledge and experience base to support a career in the agricultural industry.   During the course you will learn about a range of agricultural subjects including dairy, beef and sheep production, crops, machinery, estate management, conservatio...

Wiltshire College


Address: Lacock, Chippenham, Wiltshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course will provide you with a vast knowledge and experience base to support a career in the agricultural industry.   During the course you will learn about a range of agricultural subjects including dairy, beef and sheep production, crops, machinery, estate management, conservatio...



This course will provide the knowledge and skills for you to become a veterinary services professional and work closely with veterinary surgeons. Year 1 of the course introduces a wide topic of subjects relevant to managing animals, the way they function and the health challenges they face....

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This course will provide the knowledge and skills for you to become a veterinary services professional and work closely with veterinary surgeons. Year 1 of the course introduces a wide topic of subjects relevant to managing animals, the way they function and the health challenges they face....



This 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, students will hav...

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This 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, students will hav...



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

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 crop science for students holding a Foundation Degree or HND in an agricultural related subject or who have completed two years of the BSc Agriculture programme....



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: ...



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.



This course is aimed at students who have completed a relevant foundation degree or equivalent and require a final year. You will be equipped with the skills needed to manage agricultural resources to meet diverse objectives such as profit, sustainability and environmental research. Stude...

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This course is aimed at students who have completed a relevant foundation degree or equivalent and require a final year. You will be equipped with the skills needed to manage agricultural resources to meet diverse objectives such as profit, sustainability and environmental research. Stude...



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...



First Aid at Work courses are essential because every workplace is required to make arrangements for someone becoming ill or injured at work, to ensure they meet the requirements of the Health and Safety Executive. Having qualified First Aiders at work covers the arrangements you should make to ensu...

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

First Aid at Work courses are essential because every workplace is required to make arrangements for someone becoming ill or injured at work, to ensure they meet the requirements of the Health and Safety Executive. Having qualified First Aiders at work covers the arrangements you should make to ensu...



For professional service providers such as solicitors, accountants and bankers who would like to have a better understanding of their clientsÕ business. This two day course covers the practical elements of running a farming business and the challenges and issues facing the farming industry.

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

For professional service providers such as solicitors, accountants and bankers who would like to have a better understanding of their clientsÕ business. This two day course covers the practical elements of running a farming business and the challenges and issues facing the farming industry.



An ideal introduction for school leavers who seek a career in game and wildlife management. The Diploma provides the practical skills and knowledge that will help students gain employment in the industry. You will acquire a wide range of knowledge, practical skills and industry experience from b...

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

An ideal introduction for school leavers who seek a career in game and wildlife management. The Diploma provides the practical skills and knowledge that will help students gain employment in the industry. You will acquire a wide range of knowledge, practical skills and industry experience from b...



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...



This course has been designed specifically in response to the increasing interest in human nutrition worldwide and especially by the food industry and public health bodies. It will satisfy the growing need for graduates with an understanding of food production and manufacturing and, importantly, hum...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This course has been designed specifically in response to the increasing interest in human nutrition worldwide and especially by the food industry and public health bodies. It will satisfy the growing need for graduates with an understanding of food production and manufacturing and, importantly, hum...



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 House, Hartpury, 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...



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.



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 ...



Do you want to play a full and rewarding part in the management and conservation of our natural heritage?  This vocational course will help you to develop the knowledge and skills you will need to work as a professional in the countryside. The importance of sustainable countryside managemen...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Do you want to play a full and rewarding part in the management and conservation of our natural heritage?  This vocational course will help you to develop the knowledge and skills you will need to work as a professional in the countryside. The importance of sustainable countryside managemen...



This course is jointly provided by Queen’s University, Belfast and CAFRE. The first and second years of the programme are spent at Greenmount Campus, followed by a period of work placement, with the final year based at Queen’s University, Belfast (QUB). The teaching programme has...

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This course is jointly provided by Queen’s University, Belfast and CAFRE. The first and second years of the programme are spent at Greenmount Campus, followed by a period of work placement, with the final year based at Queen’s University, Belfast (QUB). The teaching programme has...



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...



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...



This is a one-day course preparing candidates to take NPTC PA2 Ground Crop Sprayer (Mounted) Test Areas of Study: Working principles Calibration Checking and maintenance Operation of the sprayer Note: Attendance on this course does not automatically achieve the Certificate of Co...

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 PA2 Ground Crop Sprayer (Mounted) Test Areas of Study: Working principles Calibration Checking and maintenance Operation of the sprayer Note: Attendance on this course does not automatically achieve the Certificate of Co...



Course Summary This programme covers a range of crop 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. Suitable For Those seeking or empl...

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

Course Summary This programme covers a range of crop 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. Suitable For Those seeking or empl...



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,...



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 course is for the professional user or anyone who requires the National Proficiency Test Council (NPTC) Certificate in the Safe Use of Pesticides and is a pre-requisite of progressing to the other FEPA modules. In accordance with the Food and Environment Protection Act (FEPA) regulations (1985)...

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course is for the professional user or anyone who requires the National Proficiency Test Council (NPTC) Certificate in the Safe Use of Pesticides and is a pre-requisite of progressing to the other FEPA modules. In accordance with the Food and Environment Protection Act (FEPA) regulations (1985)...



Our Level Two Diploma in Agriculture provides good grounding in the key aspects of farming. As well as performing practical activities associated with agriculture you will develop your academic skills through learning more about farm equipment and animals. Students who have completed this course...

Moreton Morrell College


Address: Moreton Morrell, Warwick, Warwickshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Our Level Two Diploma in Agriculture provides good grounding in the key aspects of farming. As well as performing practical activities associated with agriculture you will develop your academic skills through learning more about farm equipment and animals. Students who have completed this course...



This Level 2 RHS horticulture course is an introduction to the wide range of ornamental plants used in the garden, elementary design, growing fruit and vegetables, understanding soils, dealing with commonly occurring plant problems and how to propagate new plants. 

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This Level 2 RHS horticulture course is an introduction to the wide range of ornamental plants used in the garden, elementary design, growing fruit and vegetables, understanding soils, dealing with commonly occurring plant problems and how to propagate new plants. 



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 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.



Do you long to find out why animals behave the way they do and what this can tell us about their welfare? Do you care passionately about the welfare of animals but realise that applying scientific principles is likely to achieve better results than responding in a purely emotional way? Then this cou...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Do you long to find out why animals behave the way they do and what this can tell us about their welfare? Do you care passionately about the welfare of animals but realise that applying scientific principles is likely to achieve better results than responding in a purely emotional way? Then this cou...



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.



This safe use of pesticides (PA4S & G) course will give, upon completion of the assessment, a lifetime qualification and the commercial licence for the relevant units completed.

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This safe use of pesticides (PA4S & G) course will give, upon completion of the assessment, a lifetime qualification and the commercial licence for the relevant units completed.



This award prepares students for a wide range of careers in the farm business management and farm livestock production industries and within associated ancillary industries. The course is designed to give students an opportunity to specialise in farm business management and livestock production. On ...

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This award prepares students for a wide range of careers in the farm business management and farm livestock production industries and within associated ancillary industries. The course is designed to give students an opportunity to specialise in farm business management and livestock production. On ...



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 course introduces students to the basic practical skills necessary to work in the horticulture industry or to gain entry to the Level 2 horticultural programmes. It will provide opportunities for you to develop your plant knowledge, basic horticultural science and planning of horticultural acti...

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course introduces students to the basic practical skills necessary to work in the horticulture industry or to gain entry to the Level 2 horticultural programmes. It will provide opportunities for you to develop your plant knowledge, basic horticultural science and planning of horticultural acti...



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...



If you care about animal welfare but realise that applying scientific principles is likely to achieve better results than responding in a purely emotional way, and want to learn more about the biology of a range of animals, this is the course for you. This is a multi-disciplinary, four-year course i...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

If you care about animal welfare but realise that applying scientific principles is likely to achieve better results than responding in a purely emotional way, and want to learn more about the biology of a range of animals, this is the course for you. This is a multi-disciplinary, four-year course i...



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...



To develop the practical expertise and background knowledge required to establish a career in Agriculture. Livestock Production Dairy, beef, sheep, pigs, goats or poultry may be used as evidence areas within this Diploma. You will be required to maintain the healthy performance of stock; oper...

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

To develop the practical expertise and background knowledge required to establish a career in Agriculture. Livestock Production Dairy, beef, sheep, pigs, goats or poultry may be used as evidence areas within this Diploma. You will be required to maintain the healthy performance of stock; oper...



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 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...



Do you want to play a full and rewarding part in the management and conservation of our natural heritage?  This vocational course will help you to develop the knowledge and skills you will need to work as a professional in the countryside. The importance of sustainable countryside managemen...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Do you want to play a full and rewarding part in the management and conservation of our natural heritage?  This vocational course will help you to develop the knowledge and skills you will need to work as a professional in the countryside. The importance of sustainable countryside managemen...



Whether you are intending to keep your own sheep, already are, or are just interested in the subject, this course will give you the necessary underpinning knowledge and practical skills to successfully look after them The Level 2 Diploma also includes workplace assessments of the student on a sheep ...

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Whether you are intending to keep your own sheep, already are, or are just interested in the subject, this course will give you the necessary underpinning knowledge and practical skills to successfully look after them The Level 2 Diploma also includes workplace assessments of the student on a sheep ...



It is for anyone with the relevant background who wants undertake a further year of study to gain a full BSc (Hons) Degree.  It is designed for students who have already taken a Foundation Degree or HND in any land based and business subject. The subjects can be from the areas of...

Duchy College


Address: Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

It is for anyone with the relevant background who wants undertake a further year of study to gain a full BSc (Hons) Degree.  It is designed for students who have already taken a Foundation Degree or HND in any land based and business subject. The subjects can be from the areas of...



This short, half-day, course considers the husbandry associated with breeding livestock and subsequent management.

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This short, half-day, course considers the husbandry associated with breeding livestock and subsequent management.



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...



This qualification is aimed at individuals who use hedge or verge cutters as part of their work with companies such as, local authorities, ground care, agriculture and horticulture.

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This qualification is aimed at individuals who use hedge or verge cutters as part of their work with companies such as, local authorities, ground care, agriculture and horticulture.



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...



The public perception of agriculture and food production is vitally important as the range of products available continues to grow and consumers become more discerning in what they buy. Appropriate marketing of agricultural products and food in all sectors of the supply chain, from ‘farm to fo...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The public perception of agriculture and food production is vitally important as the range of products available continues to grow and consumers become more discerning in what they buy. Appropriate marketing of agricultural products and food in all sectors of the supply chain, from ‘farm to fo...



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 is a great opportunity to study towards a level 2 qualification whilst gaining working and gaining valuable experience in a farm environment. A mixed farming pathway available, which offers flexibility for all apprentices. You will need to hold level 1 functional skills in maths and Englis...

Chichester College


Address: Westgate Fields, Chichester, West Sussex


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This is a great opportunity to study towards a level 2 qualification whilst gaining working and gaining valuable experience in a farm environment. A mixed farming pathway available, which offers flexibility for all apprentices. You will need to hold level 1 functional skills in maths and Englis...



This broad-based course is designed to be a first step to a career in agriculture. It provides a good foundation so you can progress on to higher vocational qualifications related to the agricultural industry. This course will give you the opportunity to study a wide range of agricultural topics...

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This broad-based course is designed to be a first step to a career in agriculture. It provides a good foundation so you can progress on to higher vocational qualifications related to the agricultural industry. This course will give you the opportunity to study a wide range of agricultural topics...



BCA’s Agriculture programmes are designed to meet industry needs whilst developing students’ knowledge base and practical skills in livestock, arable and agricultural machinery. This course will provide the opportunity for those who want to work within the Agricultural industry to obtain...

Berkshire College of Agriculture


Address: Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

BCA’s Agriculture programmes are designed to meet industry needs whilst developing students’ knowledge base and practical skills in livestock, arable and agricultural machinery. This course will provide the opportunity for those who want to work within the Agricultural industry to obtain...



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...



This one-year programme designed for school leavers will introduce students to the basics of machinery, crop and animal husbandry and will develop the knowledge and practical skills needed to work on a modern farm. Many students go on from this course to the BTEC National in Agriculture. There i...

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This one-year programme designed for school leavers will introduce students to the basics of machinery, crop and animal husbandry and will develop the knowledge and practical skills needed to work on a modern farm. Many students go on from this course to the BTEC National in Agriculture. There i...



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...



An introduction to keeping poultry on a small scale. This half day course will give you the confidence and basic knowledge that you need in order to get the most out of your flock and keep them in good health.

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

An introduction to keeping poultry on a small scale. This half day course will give you the confidence and basic knowledge that you need in order to get the most out of your flock and keep them in good health.



An apprenticeship in agriculture is not just about muddy wellies and long hours outside. This apprenticeship offers a huge range of opportunities for those working on livestock or arable farms, from rural hill farms to mechanised crop growing businesses. Regardless of whether you hold a wide r...

Wiltshire College


Address: Lacock, Chippenham, Wiltshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

An apprenticeship in agriculture is not just about muddy wellies and long hours outside. This apprenticeship offers a huge range of opportunities for those working on livestock or arable farms, from rural hill farms to mechanised crop growing businesses. Regardless of whether you hold a wide r...



The agri-food chain is one of the world's largest industries. It involves the delivery of products from farms to worldwide markets. If you want a career in international business, this sector offers a wide range of opportunities, such as: food markets and marketing retail manag...

Newcastle University


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The agri-food chain is one of the world's largest industries. It involves the delivery of products from farms to worldwide markets. If you want a career in international business, this sector offers a wide range of opportunities, such as: food markets and marketing retail manag...



NPTC Safe Use of Pesticides PA2

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

NPTC Safe Use of Pesticides PA2



The course consists of on-the-job training at your place of work with some off-the-jo’ training which may include College-based study. If you are currently working in the equine industry in roles such as livery stables, riding stables or other equine establishments and do not want to attend co...

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

The course consists of on-the-job training at your place of work with some off-the-jo’ training which may include College-based study. If you are currently working in the equine industry in roles such as livery stables, riding stables or other equine establishments and do not want to attend co...



In choosing this three year Agriculture Degree at Aberystwyth University, you will be joining one of the most highly regarded Agriculture departments in the UK. Agriculture is the mainstay of rural communities and a significant UK industry sector. The breadth of the Agriculture degree includes all a...

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

In choosing this three year Agriculture Degree at Aberystwyth University, you will be joining one of the most highly regarded Agriculture departments in the UK. Agriculture is the mainstay of rural communities and a significant UK industry sector. The breadth of the Agriculture degree includes all a...



Food is central not only to people’s lives but also to those in the food industry as well as in national and local government. The UK spends £172 billion annually on food and drink, directly employing 3.7 million people and contributing to 7 per cent of national output. The food sector n...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Food is central not only to people’s lives but also to those in the food industry as well as in national and local government. The UK spends £172 billion annually on food and drink, directly employing 3.7 million people and contributing to 7 per cent of national output. The food sector n...



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...



The emphasis of this course is placed on developing conservation and ecological skills which will realise employment opportunities with a diverse range of voluntary, governmental or environmental organisations. In addition to the college, estate visits are made to sites managed by organisations such...

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

The emphasis of this course is placed on developing conservation and ecological skills which will realise employment opportunities with a diverse range of voluntary, governmental or environmental organisations. In addition to the college, estate visits are made to sites managed by organisations such...



There are increasing employment opportunities within veterinary nursing, veterinary practice management, the development of vet practices and the animal health industry. Harper Adams’ courses are approved by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and the requirements for gaining the RCVS Vet...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

There are increasing employment opportunities within veterinary nursing, veterinary practice management, the development of vet practices and the animal health industry. Harper Adams’ courses are approved by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and the requirements for gaining the RCVS Vet...



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 House, Hartpury, 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...



This course provides you with a general introduction to countryside management in the UK and will develop the basic skills required to work within the sector; ranging from practical habitat management tasks to understanding the requirements of different game species.

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course provides you with a general introduction to countryside management in the UK and will develop the basic skills required to work within the sector; ranging from practical habitat management tasks to understanding the requirements of different game species.



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...



The one year BSc (Hons) Agriculture degree programme will enable students to top up their Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma to a full Batchelor’s (Honours) degree. This degree programme is designed for those with qualifications in and wishing to pursue careers in the agricultural se...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The one year BSc (Hons) Agriculture degree programme will enable students to top up their Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma to a full Batchelor’s (Honours) degree. This degree programme is designed for those with qualifications in and wishing to pursue careers in the agricultural se...



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 course held during the school holidays for young people who want to learn how to safely operate a modern tractor. Health and safety Driver and passenger safety Tractor controls Daily maintenance Hitching/unhitching trailed equipment Mano...

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This is a practical course held during the school holidays for young people who want to learn how to safely operate a modern tractor. Health and safety Driver and passenger safety Tractor controls Daily maintenance Hitching/unhitching trailed equipment Mano...



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...



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...



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...



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 Geography and Environmental Management focused course is multidisciplinary in nature and will introduce you to elements of environment, society and economy before moving on to topics such as sustainable development and environmental management.  You will gain practical knowledge of geo...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This Geography and Environmental Management focused course is multidisciplinary in nature and will introduce you to elements of environment, society and economy before moving on to topics such as sustainable development and environmental management.  You will gain practical knowledge of geo...



This Safe Use of Pedestrian Controlled Mowers covers pre-use checks, maintenance, identification of controls and instruments, and operating the machine taking in to account the type of cutting mechanism used (rotary, cylinder, flail or reciprocating knife or greens machine with interchangeable units...

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This Safe Use of Pedestrian Controlled Mowers covers pre-use checks, maintenance, identification of controls and instruments, and operating the machine taking in to account the type of cutting mechanism used (rotary, cylinder, flail or reciprocating knife or greens machine with interchangeable units...



This course places an emphasis on practical skills development. Students attend class one day per week with the other four days being spent on the work experience provider’s farm. Students may also be required to attend block release classes at Greenmount Campus in the first year to comple...

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This course places an emphasis on practical skills development. Students attend class one day per week with the other four days being spent on the work experience provider’s farm. Students may also be required to attend block release classes at Greenmount Campus in the first year to comple...



Covers a wide range of material related to Landbased Engineering and Mechanisation, which includes: operating, repairing and maintenance of vehicles such as tractors, combines, ATVs and 4x4 utility vehicles. Additional courses are offered which lead to industry recognised qualifications in a range o...

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Covers a wide range of material related to Landbased Engineering and Mechanisation, which includes: operating, repairing and maintenance of vehicles such as tractors, combines, ATVs and 4x4 utility vehicles. Additional courses are offered which lead to industry recognised qualifications in a range o...



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...



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...



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...



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...



This course includes practical and theory study in areas such as engine technology, harvesting equipment, farm and plant equipment, machinery diagnostic and repair techniques, engineering science, four wheel drive, cultivation and planting machinery. If you want the ideal start to a career in Agr...

Moulton College


Address: West Street, Moulton, Northamptonshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course includes practical and theory study in areas such as engine technology, harvesting equipment, farm and plant equipment, machinery diagnostic and repair techniques, engineering science, four wheel drive, cultivation and planting machinery. If you want the ideal start to a career in Agr...



Farms and rural businesses depend increasingly on scientific and technical support as they seek ways to improve their efficiency, diversify into new enterprises and meet required standards for animal welfare, food quality, pollution control and environmental protection. The industry needs well-tr...

Scotland's Rural College


Address: University Avenue, Ayr, Ayrshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Farms and rural businesses depend increasingly on scientific and technical support as they seek ways to improve their efficiency, diversify into new enterprises and meet required standards for animal welfare, food quality, pollution control and environmental protection. The industry needs well-tr...



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...



Our two-year Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture is a specialist qualification for those who have a clear vision of their future career and wish to specialise in Crops and Agricultural Mechanisation or Livestock Management. If you already have experience of farming and aspire to reach your full ...

Moreton Morrell College


Address: Moreton Morrell, Warwick, Warwickshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Our two-year Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture is a specialist qualification for those who have a clear vision of their future career and wish to specialise in Crops and Agricultural Mechanisation or Livestock Management. If you already have experience of farming and aspire to reach your full ...



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...



In the future, agricultural and horticultural production will demand new intellectual and technological understanding and skills. The new technologies of sensors, computing, data analysis, remote sensing, robotics, drones and systems of analysis and interpretation will allow new and sophisticated wa...

Royal Agricultural University


Address: Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

In the future, agricultural and horticultural production will demand new intellectual and technological understanding and skills. The new technologies of sensors, computing, data analysis, remote sensing, robotics, drones and systems of analysis and interpretation will allow new and sophisticated wa...



This full time course is for school leavers who see their future in the agricultural and allied industries. It will develop skills and knowledge of a range of agricultural enterprises reflecting the farming of the area. Ideal if: you are hoping to work in agriculture and would like to get to kno...

Duchy College


Address: Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This full time course is for school leavers who see their future in the agricultural and allied industries. It will develop skills and knowledge of a range of agricultural enterprises reflecting the farming of the area. Ideal if: you are hoping to work in agriculture and would like to get to kno...



This course includes practical and theory study in livestock husbandry, crop production, grassland management, workshop skills, machinery use and land management. Professional and vocational qualifications lead to accreditation, be it from an examining body, such as City & Guilds or Edexcel, ...

Moulton College


Address: West Street, Moulton, Northamptonshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course includes practical and theory study in livestock husbandry, crop production, grassland management, workshop skills, machinery use and land management. Professional and vocational qualifications lead to accreditation, be it from an examining body, such as City & Guilds or Edexcel, ...



If you enjoy taking things apart, fixing faults and spending time around big machinery such as tractors and combines, an apprenticeship in Landbased Engineering could be for you! Landbased engineers play a pivotal role in the agricultural industry, developing and providing complex mechanised e...

Wiltshire College


Address: Lacock, Chippenham, Wiltshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

If you enjoy taking things apart, fixing faults and spending time around big machinery such as tractors and combines, an apprenticeship in Landbased Engineering could be for you! Landbased engineers play a pivotal role in the agricultural industry, developing and providing complex mechanised e...



This course aims to look at a variety of habitats within a woodland area with emphasis on the difference between internal and peripheral environments. You will also look at the flora and fauna found and the surveying techniques used to identify these. Habitat management will be discussed and the ben...

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course aims to look at a variety of habitats within a woodland area with emphasis on the difference between internal and peripheral environments. You will also look at the flora and fauna found and the surveying techniques used to identify these. Habitat management will be discussed and the ben...



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...



In choosing to study this Agriculture and Animal Science Degree at Aberystwyth University you will be immersing yourself in the science, production and management of agriculture and livestock. You will study in one of the longest-established centres in the UK with a world-class reputation for teachi...

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

In choosing to study this Agriculture and Animal Science Degree at Aberystwyth University you will be immersing yourself in the science, production and management of agriculture and livestock. You will study in one of the longest-established centres in the UK with a world-class reputation for teachi...



Agricultural engineering is for people who are practical and have an enquiring mind and who want a varied working environment with modern technology. This one year course is aimed at people with lower entry grades who wish to develop their related knowledge and skills in agricultural engine...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Agricultural engineering is for people who are practical and have an enquiring mind and who want a varied working environment with modern technology. This one year course is aimed at people with lower entry grades who wish to develop their related knowledge and skills in agricultural engine...



There are increasing employment opportunities within veterinary nursing, veterinary practice management, the development of vet practices and the animal health industry. Harper Adams’ courses are approved by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and the requirements for gaining the RCVS Vet...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

There are increasing employment opportunities within veterinary nursing, veterinary practice management, the development of vet practices and the animal health industry. Harper Adams’ courses are approved by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and the requirements for gaining the RCVS Vet...



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.



An apprenticeship in agriculture is not just about muddy wellies and long hours outside. This apprenticeship offers a huge range of opportunities for those working on livestock or arable farms, from rural hill farms to mechanised crop growing businesses. Regardless of whether you hold a wide r...

Wiltshire College


Address: Lacock, Chippenham, Wiltshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

An apprenticeship in agriculture is not just about muddy wellies and long hours outside. This apprenticeship offers a huge range of opportunities for those working on livestock or arable farms, from rural hill farms to mechanised crop growing businesses. Regardless of whether you hold a wide r...



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.



This course is designed to produce students who have knowledge to an industry-standard and develop practical skills appropriate for the role of modern game or countryside manager. Some students choose to use the course as a vocational route into Higher Education. In year one learners may also achiev...

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course is designed to produce students who have knowledge to an industry-standard and develop practical skills appropriate for the role of modern game or countryside manager. Some students choose to use the course as a vocational route into Higher Education. In year one learners may also achiev...



Taster course for budding veterinarians. This is an essential residential week long course for lower sixth students who are planning on applying to veterinary school in Sept/Oct to become a veterinarian. It will give you the crucial experience required to get your application noticed by the admis...

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Taster course for budding veterinarians. This is an essential residential week long course for lower sixth students who are planning on applying to veterinary school in Sept/Oct to become a veterinarian. It will give you the crucial experience required to get your application noticed by the admis...



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...



As farms become larger and agricultural production systems more efficient they become increasingly mechanised. The industry needs highly skilled graduates who understand how agricultural machines and mechanised systems operate, and how machinery should be effectively managed on farms and within cont...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

As farms become larger and agricultural production systems more efficient they become increasingly mechanised. The industry needs highly skilled graduates who understand how agricultural machines and mechanised systems operate, and how machinery should be effectively managed on farms and within cont...



The United Kingdom is one of the main users of agricultural and horticultural machinery.  Imported machinery is developed, adapted and modified in the UK to support the high crop yields and temperate climate, which make the UK different to the rest of Europe and North America. The aim of the&nb...

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The United Kingdom is one of the main users of agricultural and horticultural machinery.  Imported machinery is developed, adapted and modified in the UK to support the high crop yields and temperate climate, which make the UK different to the rest of Europe and North America. The aim of the&nb...



This course provides comprehensive training in modern wildlife management techniques and is designed to introduce key concepts of wildlife conservation, biodiversity and sustainable resource management. Students will develop a broad understanding of the scientific principles required for effective m...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This course provides comprehensive training in modern wildlife management techniques and is designed to introduce key concepts of wildlife conservation, biodiversity and sustainable resource management. Students will develop a broad understanding of the scientific principles required for effective m...



Learn how to handle and drive a tractor safely with this one day, hands-on course aimed specifically people aged between 13-18. You will explore basic tractor maintenance, gain an understanding of the controls and learn how to correctly reverse a tractor with and without a trailer.

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Learn how to handle and drive a tractor safely with this one day, hands-on course aimed specifically people aged between 13-18. You will explore basic tractor maintenance, gain an understanding of the controls and learn how to correctly reverse a tractor with and without a trailer.



This course specialises in the bloodstock industry comparing science and business practices to those within the sports horse industry. The University has a proven track record for graduate employability, with former students securing high profile positions in the many facets of the racing industry. ...

Royal Agricultural University


Address: Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This course specialises in the bloodstock industry comparing science and business practices to those within the sports horse industry. The University has a proven track record for graduate employability, with former students securing high profile positions in the many facets of the racing industry. ...



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...



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.



This is an introductory-level course that is designed to allow students interested in a career in the land-based sector to develop the confidence and skills they will need whilst studying. It makes the best possible use of the College's outstanding facilities.

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This is an introductory-level course that is designed to allow students interested in a career in the land-based sector to develop the confidence and skills they will need whilst studying. It makes the best possible use of the College's outstanding facilities.



This programme will develop your practical skills in the workplace and you will be involved in information gathering and decision making to prepare you for a supervisory role in your future career.

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This programme will develop your practical skills in the workplace and you will be involved in information gathering and decision making to prepare you for a supervisory role in your future career.



Designed to prepare students, who may not have the formal entry requirements, to progress into higher education, this course will introduce you to a number of land-based subjects and develop a range of study skills.

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Designed to prepare students, who may not have the formal entry requirements, to progress into higher education, this course will introduce you to a number of land-based subjects and develop a range of study skills.



Biodiversity conservation is an international priority and this course prepares you with the practical skills and confidence necessary for employment in a range of areas related to the subject. This innovative, multidisciplinary programme provides you with the opportunity to develop your appreciatio...

Moulton College


Address: West Street, Moulton, Northamptonshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Biodiversity conservation is an international priority and this course prepares you with the practical skills and confidence necessary for employment in a range of areas related to the subject. This innovative, multidisciplinary programme provides you with the opportunity to develop your appreciatio...



This Apprenticeship is an excellent way to develop your skills while working in the industry. The Framework includes: • Occupational Qualification – Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture • Functional skills in English and maths • Employment rights and responsibilities • P...

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This Apprenticeship is an excellent way to develop your skills while working in the industry. The Framework includes: • Occupational Qualification – Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture • Functional skills in English and maths • Employment rights and responsibilities • P...



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...



This course is designed for people aiming for management positions in the agricultural industry, either in practical agriculture or in the agriculture supply industry. Over the past five years, students from this course have won many national awards. The course structure allows students to study whi...

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course is designed for people aiming for management positions in the agricultural industry, either in practical agriculture or in the agriculture supply industry. Over the past five years, students from this course have won many national awards. The course structure allows students to study whi...



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...



This shortened award prepares students for a range of careers in the agriculture industry and ancillary organisations. The course is designed to give students an opportunity to undertake modules that will result in knowledge of livestock and crop production. On successful completion of the course, s...

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This shortened award prepares students for a range of careers in the agriculture industry and ancillary organisations. The course is designed to give students an opportunity to undertake modules that will result in knowledge of livestock and crop production. On successful completion of the course, s...



This programme aims to provide young people with the opportunity not only to gain a trade but also to train in agriculture. This means that they will have the necessary skills and knowledge to secure employment off the farm and to farm on a part-time basis. Students undertake two Level 2 courses,...

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This programme aims to provide young people with the opportunity not only to gain a trade but also to train in agriculture. This means that they will have the necessary skills and knowledge to secure employment off the farm and to farm on a part-time basis. Students undertake two Level 2 courses,...



This Level 3 RHS horticulture course expands and builds upon the applied sciences and knowledge of processes gained at Level 2 within the Principles of Horticulture course.

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This Level 3 RHS horticulture course expands and builds upon the applied sciences and knowledge of processes gained at Level 2 within the Principles of Horticulture course.



Introducing the process of lambing to prospective or new sheep handlers to maximise the health of their lambs and ewes. The day covers the signs and onset of lambing, assisting a ewe during lambing and providing after-care for both ewe and lamb to maximise health. (Please note: pregnant women sh...

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Introducing the process of lambing to prospective or new sheep handlers to maximise the health of their lambs and ewes. The day covers the signs and onset of lambing, assisting a ewe during lambing and providing after-care for both ewe and lamb to maximise health. (Please note: pregnant women sh...



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...



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...

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 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...



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 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 course is for the professional user or anyone who requires the National Proficiency Test Council (NPTC) Certificate in the Safe Use of Pesticides, and is a pre-requisite of progressing to the other FEPA modules. In accordance with the Food and Environment Protection Act (FEPA) regulations (1985...

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course is for the professional user or anyone who requires the National Proficiency Test Council (NPTC) Certificate in the Safe Use of Pesticides, and is a pre-requisite of progressing to the other FEPA modules. In accordance with the Food and Environment Protection Act (FEPA) regulations (1985...



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 ...



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 Couse provides the practical skills and knowledge that will help you gain employment in agriculture. You will acquire a wide range of knowledge, practical skills and industry experience from both your studies and work experience on a local farm. The course includes husbandry of crops, livestock...

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This Couse provides the practical skills and knowledge that will help you gain employment in agriculture. You will acquire a wide range of knowledge, practical skills and industry experience from both your studies and work experience on a local farm. The course includes husbandry of crops, livestock...



Provides individuals with an introduction to the skills required of a Gamekeeper. Work experience on a shooting estate and practical experience on the college estate, rearing unit and deer park make this a very hands-on course. Assignments back up practical assessments to ensure you will learn a wid...

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Provides individuals with an introduction to the skills required of a Gamekeeper. Work experience on a shooting estate and practical experience on the college estate, rearing unit and deer park make this a very hands-on course. Assignments back up practical assessments to ensure you will learn a wid...



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...



Designed for the complete beginner, this one-day course examines the different techniques used when caring for poultry.  You will discover how to handle and health-check your birds as well as the nutritional requirements, housing requirements and legislation surrounding the welfare of poultry.&...

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Designed for the complete beginner, this one-day course examines the different techniques used when caring for poultry.  You will discover how to handle and health-check your birds as well as the nutritional requirements, housing requirements and legislation surrounding the welfare of poultry.&...



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...



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 course covers a range of countryside skills. You will also look at conservation, wildlife and habitat management.

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course covers a range of countryside skills. You will also look at conservation, wildlife and habitat management.



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.



Provides a sound basic training in the care and management of horses. Assessment is by means of assignments and practical tests. Practical and theoretical sessions are designed to give students an insight into the equine industry. Students riding will include dressage and show-jumping. Students also...

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Provides a sound basic training in the care and management of horses. Assessment is by means of assignments and practical tests. Practical and theoretical sessions are designed to give students an insight into the equine industry. Students riding will include dressage and show-jumping. Students also...



For either course, you need to be working within an agricultural environment. Level 2 Apprenticeships will suit you if you are working in roles such as Farm Worker, Tractor Driver, Stock Person, Pig Technician or Hatchery Staff. In both levels of Apprenticeship, you will study a mix of theory (kn...

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

For either course, you need to be working within an agricultural environment. Level 2 Apprenticeships will suit you if you are working in roles such as Farm Worker, Tractor Driver, Stock Person, Pig Technician or Hatchery Staff. In both levels of Apprenticeship, you will study a mix of theory (kn...



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 Include: Principles of Plant and Soil Science Animal Anatomy and Physiology Business Management in the L...

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 Include: Principles of Plant and Soil Science Animal Anatomy and Physiology Business Management in the L...



This pesticide application course consists of one theory unit and two practical ones. Unit 51 is theory based and covers the legislation, health and safety requirements, precautions, product labelling and safe use of handling pesticides. This unit must be completed in addition to at least one of the...

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This pesticide application course consists of one theory unit and two practical ones. Unit 51 is theory based and covers the legislation, health and safety requirements, precautions, product labelling and safe use of handling pesticides. This unit must be completed in addition to at least one of the...



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 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...



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...



Working on construction plant machinery; students will learn about the operation, maintenance and repair of vehicles and equipment in our well equipped workshops. This will enable students to develop the skills demanded by employers.

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Working on construction plant machinery; students will learn about the operation, maintenance and repair of vehicles and equipment in our well equipped workshops. This will enable students to develop the skills demanded by employers.



Our using pesticides safely course consists of one theory unit and a further practical unit. Completion of the assessments will give individuals a lifetime qualification and the commercial licence for the relevant units completed.

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Our using pesticides safely course consists of one theory unit and a further practical unit. Completion of the assessments will give individuals a lifetime qualification and the commercial licence for the relevant units completed.



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 is a 1 day LANTRA course Safety and legal requirements, with an emphasis on safe practices, warning signs and guards Recommended protective clothing for safe operation in all conditions Pre-riding checks and routine maintenance in accordance with the operator handbook Using the ATV s...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This is a 1 day LANTRA course Safety and legal requirements, with an emphasis on safe practices, warning signs and guards Recommended protective clothing for safe operation in all conditions Pre-riding checks and routine maintenance in accordance with the operator handbook Using the ATV s...



Introducing basic beef husbandry which will cover selecting breeds and young stock, legislation of ownership and movement, health, welfare and nutrition of beef cattle and safe handling. Practical sessions, relevant knowledge and expert advice make up this one day course.

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Introducing basic beef husbandry which will cover selecting breeds and young stock, legislation of ownership and movement, health, welfare and nutrition of beef cattle and safe handling. Practical sessions, relevant knowledge and expert advice make up this one day course.



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 programme is aimed at enabling you to train and gain a qualification whilst working in the equine industry. Apprenticeships offer a good basis to a career in the equine industry. You can learn practical skills and expertise in the care, welfare and supervision of horses and achieve nationally r...

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This programme is aimed at enabling you to train and gain a qualification whilst working in the equine industry. Apprenticeships offer a good basis to a career in the equine industry. You can learn practical skills and expertise in the care, welfare and supervision of horses and achieve nationally r...



The safe use of pesticides boom sprayer applicator (PA2) course, will give individuals a lifetime qualification and the commercial licence for the relevant units completed. This course would benefit anyone already working or considering working in a horticulture environment, agriculture or anywhere ...

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

The safe use of pesticides boom sprayer applicator (PA2) course, will give individuals a lifetime qualification and the commercial licence for the relevant units completed. This course would benefit anyone already working or considering working in a horticulture environment, agriculture or anywhere ...



This programme is designed for those who wish to progress into farm management or those who already have a supervisory element to their current role. The Framework includes: • Occupational Qualification – Level 3 Diploma in Agriculture • Functional skills in English and maths ...

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This programme is designed for those who wish to progress into farm management or those who already have a supervisory element to their current role. The Framework includes: • Occupational Qualification – Level 3 Diploma in Agriculture • Functional skills in English and maths ...



This Land Based Engineering apprenticeship allows entry into a broad and highly specialised industry working with a vast array of machines. Employees are expected to work on a wide range of specialist vehicles and machines used in agriculture, forestry, horticulture, ground care and fixed plant.

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This Land Based Engineering apprenticeship allows entry into a broad and highly specialised industry working with a vast array of machines. Employees are expected to work on a wide range of specialist vehicles and machines used in agriculture, forestry, horticulture, ground care and fixed plant.



This is an ideal course for those wishing to continue their personal development into a more supervisory role whilst employed in the agricultural industry. The course involves studying for a Work Based Diploma in Agriculture plus supporting qualifications. Practical skills are developed in the workp...

Moreton Morrell College


Address: Moreton Morrell, Warwick, Warwickshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This is an ideal course for those wishing to continue their personal development into a more supervisory role whilst employed in the agricultural industry. The course involves studying for a Work Based Diploma in Agriculture plus supporting qualifications. Practical skills are developed in the workp...



An agriculture advanced apprenticeship will often be for those who have already successfully completed a relevant level 2 provision and/or who hold appropriate employment, expertise and responsibilities performed within the workplace. You must be employed within the agriculture sector and display a ...

Duchy College


Address: Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

An agriculture advanced apprenticeship will often be for those who have already successfully completed a relevant level 2 provision and/or who hold appropriate employment, expertise and responsibilities performed within the workplace. You must be employed within the agriculture sector and display a ...



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 classroom based course will be of interest to those who have just started or are contemplating starting beekeeping. Coupled with the practical beekeeping it gives a good grounding for those wishing to take the basic examination of BBKA. Course content Types of Bees Natural His...

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This classroom based course will be of interest to those who have just started or are contemplating starting beekeeping. Coupled with the practical beekeeping it gives a good grounding for those wishing to take the basic examination of BBKA. Course content Types of Bees Natural His...



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 course gives an introduction to the agricultural industry. Learn about working in the agriculture industry and develop the skills you will need in employment and for further learning. A one year combined practical and theory based course with the main emphasis on developing your practical sk...

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course gives an introduction to the agricultural industry. Learn about working in the agriculture industry and develop the skills you will need in employment and for further learning. A one year combined practical and theory based course with the main emphasis on developing your practical sk...



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...



The Land-based Service Engineering Apprenticeship is available to people of all ages who are employed maintaining and servicing agricultural or groundcare equipment.

Duchy College


Address: Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

The Land-based Service Engineering Apprenticeship is available to people of all ages who are employed maintaining and servicing agricultural or groundcare equipment.



A three day course covering the technique of shearing a sheep by hand. This course will cover: blade sharpening, preparation, sheep handling techniques, shearing techniques, fleece rolling and presentation for sale.

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

A three day course covering the technique of shearing a sheep by hand. This course will cover: blade sharpening, preparation, sheep handling techniques, shearing techniques, fleece rolling and presentation for sale.



Our Level One Diploma in Agriculture and Environment is the ideal course if you are keen to learn more about Agriculture and the Countryside. The Level One course is designed to help you become more confident in your learning. As well as improving your skills with livestock, equipment and esta...

Moreton Morrell College


Address: Moreton Morrell, Warwick, Warwickshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Our Level One Diploma in Agriculture and Environment is the ideal course if you are keen to learn more about Agriculture and the Countryside. The Level One course is designed to help you become more confident in your learning. As well as improving your skills with livestock, equipment and esta...



This course provides you with sound academic knowledge and understanding of agriculture through both theory and practical sessions. The wide range of teaching facilities on campus includes a £3.1 million agricultural learning centre and a working commercial farm, and you’ll and get ha...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course provides you with sound academic knowledge and understanding of agriculture through both theory and practical sessions. The wide range of teaching facilities on campus includes a £3.1 million agricultural learning centre and a working commercial farm, and you’ll and get ha...



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...



Course Summary This programme will enable candidates to develop skills and knowledge required to manage technical and business performance within the core agricultural industry. Suitable For Those who want to enhance their skills and knowledge and have taken on more responsibility for th...

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

Course Summary This programme will enable candidates to develop skills and knowledge required to manage technical and business performance within the core agricultural industry. Suitable For Those who want to enhance their skills and knowledge and have taken on more responsibility for th...



Explore the techniques and learn the skills needed to successfully shear a sheep. On this two day course, you will discover how to set up a shearing machine, handle and turn sheep safely as well as some shearing techniques. Highly practical, it will give you the confidence to further develop your ow...

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Explore the techniques and learn the skills needed to successfully shear a sheep. On this two day course, you will discover how to set up a shearing machine, handle and turn sheep safely as well as some shearing techniques. Highly practical, it will give you the confidence to further develop your ow...



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.



Students studying this three-year degree 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 curren...

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Students studying this three-year degree 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 curren...



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...



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...



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 ...



An introduction for those who would like to work towards a career in wildlife management Management of the countryside in a sustainable and integrated way has never been more important. Many of the valuable traditional skills remain, but future managers of habitats and wildlife will need the know...

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

An introduction for those who would like to work towards a career in wildlife management Management of the countryside in a sustainable and integrated way has never been more important. Many of the valuable traditional skills remain, but future managers of habitats and wildlife will need the know...



Over recent years, many exciting and dynamic career opportunities have become available within the expanding equine industry. Building upon its impressive knowledge base and unrivalled contacts in the industry, the RAU has developed an Honours degree course aimed at producing graduates with the skil...

Royal Agricultural University


Address: Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Over recent years, many exciting and dynamic career opportunities have become available within the expanding equine industry. Building upon its impressive knowledge base and unrivalled contacts in the industry, the RAU has developed an Honours degree course aimed at producing graduates with the skil...



This course includes: - Legislation - Chainsaw maintenance - Chain sharpen and types - Risk Assessment - Safe use of the saw - Felling small trees - Snedding - Processing - Review of NPTC Assessment

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course includes: - Legislation - Chainsaw maintenance - Chain sharpen and types - Risk Assessment - Safe use of the saw - Felling small trees - Snedding - Processing - Review of NPTC Assessment



Including assessment. The course includes: Risk Assessment Maintenance on machine Service line head, service cutting device Review of NPTC assessment

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Including assessment. The course includes: Risk Assessment Maintenance on machine Service line head, service cutting device Review of NPTC assessment



This degree is only for currently qualified veterinary nurses who wish to 'top-up' their vocational qualification to an honours degree. As many potential applicants will be working full or part-time, this degree will be delivered by blended learning – a combination of short (one or two...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This degree is only for currently qualified veterinary nurses who wish to 'top-up' their vocational qualification to an honours degree. As many potential applicants will be working full or part-time, this degree will be delivered by blended learning – a combination of short (one or two...



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...



The programme provides a sound scientific knowledge base of animals and livestock production systems that underpins a thorough understanding of the applied aspects of animal science. Emphasis is placed on the integration of applied knowledge and skills providing hand on experience with companion, fa...

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The programme provides a sound scientific knowledge base of animals and livestock production systems that underpins a thorough understanding of the applied aspects of animal science. Emphasis is placed on the integration of applied knowledge and skills providing hand on experience with companion, fa...



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...



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...



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...



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...



This Level 3 qualification is suitable for both school leavers or mature students looking for a career in modern agriculture. This is also the first year of the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture. The course provides a thorough grounding in the agricultural industry and the qualification is...

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This Level 3 qualification is suitable for both school leavers or mature students looking for a career in modern agriculture. This is also the first year of the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture. The course provides a thorough grounding in the agricultural industry and the qualification is...



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...



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...



Have you ever dreamt of driving a Tractor? Well now's your chance! Our Tractor Driving Activity Day is the perfect gift for birthdays, Christmas or any special occasion providing an excellent opportunity to make dreams come true. Find out what it's like to work the land together with the ...

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Have you ever dreamt of driving a Tractor? Well now's your chance! Our Tractor Driving Activity Day is the perfect gift for birthdays, Christmas or any special occasion providing an excellent opportunity to make dreams come true. Find out what it's like to work the land together with the ...



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...



A two day course for beekeepers or potential beekeepers wanting to find out about honeybees and beekeeping. This course is designed for those with bees who would like to improve their knowledge and skills and optionally take the BBKA Basic Assessment.

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

A two day course for beekeepers or potential beekeepers wanting to find out about honeybees and beekeeping. This course is designed for those with bees who would like to improve their knowledge and skills and optionally take the BBKA Basic Assessment.



This programme is viewed by the industry as a key stage in the education and training of those seeking a management career with responsibility for a farm or agricultural unit. It combines agricultural knowledge, practical skills and management expertise.   The course also provid...

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This programme is viewed by the industry as a key stage in the education and training of those seeking a management career with responsibility for a farm or agricultural unit. It combines agricultural knowledge, practical skills and management expertise.   The course also provid...



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 ...



If you enjoy being with animals (whether they are pets, livestock or more exotic species), care about their health and welfare and want to know why they behave as they do, the Animals route is for you. The Animals department has animal scientists specialising in physiology, nutrition, behaviour,...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

If you enjoy being with animals (whether they are pets, livestock or more exotic species), care about their health and welfare and want to know why they behave as they do, the Animals route is for you. The Animals department has animal scientists specialising in physiology, nutrition, behaviour,...



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...



The FdSc Agriculture programme has been specially developed since 2000 to allow students to progress to an honours degree in the Land based sector. The development of the programme was carried out through consultation with land based industries and their needs were incorporated into the syllabus. It...

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The FdSc Agriculture programme has been specially developed since 2000 to allow students to progress to an honours degree in the Land based sector. The development of the programme was carried out through consultation with land based industries and their needs were incorporated into the syllabus. It...



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 course is delivered predominantly through classroom sessions and lectures, combined with a series of laboratory classes, farm visits, guest speakers and practical activities. During the course you will develop a broad knowledge of agriculture through the core modules which include: Beef and...

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This course is delivered predominantly through classroom sessions and lectures, combined with a series of laboratory classes, farm visits, guest speakers and practical activities. During the course you will develop a broad knowledge of agriculture through the core modules which include: Beef and...



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 House, Hartpury, 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 (...



This short, half-day, course looks at some basics of lambing and calving, including associated presentations, disorders and husbandry tasks. There will be the opportunity to put these skills into practice as candidates are invited to help with lambing and calving work at the College with over 250 ew...

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This short, half-day, course looks at some basics of lambing and calving, including associated presentations, disorders and husbandry tasks. There will be the opportunity to put these skills into practice as candidates are invited to help with lambing and calving work at the College with over 250 ew...



This practical course will cover the basic routine tasks associated with managing a pig herd.

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This practical course will cover the basic routine tasks associated with managing a pig herd.



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...



The aim of the HND course is to provide you with a vocational programme based on the skills and knowledge required for employment at supervisory/junior managerial level within the agricultural industry and for self-employment in farming or other land-based sectors. You will gain the skills, knowl...

Scotland's Rural College


Address: University Avenue, Ayr, Ayrshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

The aim of the HND course is to provide you with a vocational programme based on the skills and knowledge required for employment at supervisory/junior managerial level within the agricultural industry and for self-employment in farming or other land-based sectors. You will gain the skills, knowl...



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...



Aimed at individuals who wish to progress into a role of Service Technician. You will look at the basic workings of landbased machinery such as Land Rovers, 4x4s, quad bikes and tractors. Assessment is by a mixture of assignments, practical tests and on-line assessments.  Course content inc...

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Aimed at individuals who wish to progress into a role of Service Technician. You will look at the basic workings of landbased machinery such as Land Rovers, 4x4s, quad bikes and tractors. Assessment is by a mixture of assignments, practical tests and on-line assessments.  Course content inc...



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...



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 House, Hartpury, 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...