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Healthy soils from herbivores Herbivores are the solution to reinstating the health of our soils. Over millions of years predators kept herbivores bunched and moving across grasslands. This is how the world’s best topsoils were created.   It’s possible to mimic this pred...

3LM - Fernhill Farm


Address: Fernhill Farm, Cheddar Road Compton Martin, Somerset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Healthy soils from herbivores Herbivores are the solution to reinstating the health of our soils. Over millions of years predators kept herbivores bunched and moving across grasslands. This is how the world’s best topsoils were created.   It’s possible to mimic this pred...



This degree in agriculture has become one of the most popular within the University. It attracts students both with and without a background in the industry and includes a practical 20-week work placement in year two, either in the UK or abroad.  During the course, you will study the merits...

Royal Agricultural University


Address: Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This degree in agriculture has become one of the most popular within the University. It attracts students both with and without a background in the industry and includes a practical 20-week work placement in year two, either in the UK or abroad.  During the course, you will study the merits...



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



The temperate climate of the UK is ideally suited to pastoral farming and animal production is essential to the rural economy, with around 60 per cent of UK agricultural output derived from the livestock sector.  In addition to the science and technology associated with modern animal produc...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The temperate climate of the UK is ideally suited to pastoral farming and animal production is essential to the rural economy, with around 60 per cent of UK agricultural output derived from the livestock sector.  In addition to the science and technology associated with modern animal produc...



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.



This course is special because it covers in detail and in great depth the management of today’s modern agriculture industry. Over the past five years, students from this course have won many national awards. The course structure allows students to study whilst still in full-time employmen...

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This course is special because it covers in detail and in great depth the management of today’s modern agriculture industry. Over the past five years, students from this course have won many national awards. The course structure allows students to study whilst still in full-time employmen...



In recent years horses have become increasingly significant elements in the rural scene both as sporting animals and as lucrative components of agricultural diversification. Throughout the length and breadth of Britain, more farms and estates have begun to incorporate equine and equestrian enterpris...

Royal Agricultural University


Address: Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

In recent years horses have become increasingly significant elements in the rural scene both as sporting animals and as lucrative components of agricultural diversification. Throughout the length and breadth of Britain, more farms and estates have begun to incorporate equine and equestrian enterpris...



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...



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 will cover: the theory and practice of lambing, problem births, health and welfare and nutrition of the ewe. A Certificate of attendance will be provided on completion of the course.

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course will cover: the theory and practice of lambing, problem births, health and welfare and nutrition of the ewe. A Certificate of attendance will be provided on completion of the course.



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 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...



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.



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury College, Hartpury House, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This 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...



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This course offers advanced on-the-job training at your place of work with some College study on day release. This is the next step up from the Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship or for those who have extensive work experience or employment that involves an increased level of responsibility. Cou...

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This course offers advanced on-the-job training at your place of work with some College study on day release. This is the next step up from the Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship or for those who have extensive work experience or employment that involves an increased level of responsibility. Cou...



Plant & Soil Science at Aberdeen is the only Plant & Soil Science degree in the UK. The interaction between plants and soils is the basis for sustainability in all natural and managed terrestrial ecosystems. A recent internal teaching review panel commended the School of Biological Scienc...

Aberdeen University


Address: Zoology Building, Tillydrone Avenue, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Plant & Soil Science at Aberdeen is the only Plant & Soil Science degree in the UK. The interaction between plants and soils is the basis for sustainability in all natural and managed terrestrial ecosystems. A recent internal teaching review panel commended the School of Biological Scienc...



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 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, ...



An Apprenticeship is a work based learning programme at Levels 2 and 3 where the learner is ‘earning while learning’. The programme is ideally suited to employees who have some element of responsibility within their job role. The Apprentice will be employed and receive at least the minim...

Carmarthenshire College


Address: Sandy Road, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

An Apprenticeship is a work based learning programme at Levels 2 and 3 where the learner is ‘earning while learning’. The programme is ideally suited to employees who have some element of responsibility within their job role. The Apprentice will be employed and receive at least the minim...



This Aspects of the Domestic Garden course is a thorough introduction to the two major components of most gardens. You will get to know a wide range of ornamental plants, how best to select these and plan the layout effectively through elementary design: you will also consider the productive discipl...

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This Aspects of the Domestic Garden course is a thorough introduction to the two major components of most gardens. You will get to know a wide range of ornamental plants, how best to select these and plan the layout effectively through elementary design: you will also consider the productive discipl...



Bishop Burton College offers students the chance to learn and develop new skills on a modern farm with mixed livestock and crop enterprises. You will study the essential skills to start your career in agriculture, including crops and livestock production and machinery operation, and there is a stron...

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Bishop Burton College offers students the chance to learn and develop new skills on a modern farm with mixed livestock and crop enterprises. You will study the essential skills to start your career in agriculture, including crops and livestock production and machinery operation, and there is a stron...



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



This course aims to produce skilled and motivated technicians for the plant, agricultural and horticultural machinery industries. The content of the programme is applied to the appropriate machinery for Agriculture and Ground Care within the areas of: Equipment and machinery te...

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This course aims to produce skilled and motivated technicians for the plant, agricultural and horticultural machinery industries. The content of the programme is applied to the appropriate machinery for Agriculture and Ground Care within the areas of: Equipment and machinery te...



This Tree Climbing and Rescue qualification covers the accessing of trees through various climbing methods and to be able to carry out rescues in a range of techniques. It also focuses upon the high standards of health and safety involved with these operations.

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This Tree Climbing and Rescue qualification covers the accessing of trees through various climbing methods and to be able to carry out rescues in a range of techniques. It also focuses upon the high standards of health and safety involved with these operations.



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

Reaseheath College


Address: Nantwich, Cheshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



This diploma is intended only for veterinary nurses who are already qualified and have worked in veterinary practice for at least a year since qualification, but want to advance and develop their skills. The diploma can be taken as a stand-alone qualification or students can use the diploma as part ...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This diploma is intended only for veterinary nurses who are already qualified and have worked in veterinary practice for at least a year since qualification, but want to advance and develop their skills. The diploma can be taken as a stand-alone qualification or students can use the diploma as part ...



For those who have completed the basic course and wish to progress their skills e.g. trailer work/cultivations and receive training in the use of attachments, equipment and machines in line with Health and Safety Executive recommendations. A certificate of attendance is achieved upon successfu...

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

For those who have completed the basic course and wish to progress their skills e.g. trailer work/cultivations and receive training in the use of attachments, equipment and machines in line with Health and Safety Executive recommendations. A certificate of attendance is achieved upon successfu...



The course is designed to provide practical competence and underpinning knowledge that is relevant to the role of a veterinary carer in the modern veterinary practice. It provides a valuable alternative for those who do not have access to other qualifications and provides them with an opportunity to...

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

The course is designed to provide practical competence and underpinning knowledge that is relevant to the role of a veterinary carer in the modern veterinary practice. It provides a valuable alternative for those who do not have access to other qualifications and provides them with an opportunity to...



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury College, Hartpury House, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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...



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...



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.



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.



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 course is ideal if you want to be involved with agricultural work (from smallholdings to modern farms) or if you are interested in allied industries, such as machinery sales, animal nutrition, seed, fertiliser and agrochemical supply. The course will ensure that you develop the vocational knowl...

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course is ideal if you want to be involved with agricultural work (from smallholdings to modern farms) or if you are interested in allied industries, such as machinery sales, animal nutrition, seed, fertiliser and agrochemical supply. The course will ensure that you develop the vocational knowl...



Through this course, traditional ecological and visitor management topics are complemented with the additional necessary knowledge and skills you will need, such as data handling, community involvement, and woodland management. The course offers flexibility, allowing you to choose modules to suit...

Scotland's Rural College


Address: University Avenue, Ayr, Ayrshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Through this course, traditional ecological and visitor management topics are complemented with the additional necessary knowledge and skills you will need, such as data handling, community involvement, and woodland management. The course offers flexibility, allowing you to choose modules to suit...



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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 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...



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 Safe Use of Ride-on Self Propelled Mowers course 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).

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This Safe Use of Ride-on Self Propelled Mowers course 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).



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury College, Hartpury House, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This course comprises of on-the-job training at your place of work with some College-based study. This course features two pathways; agricultural service engineering and professional ground care engineering. These pathways include practising and demonstrating a range of advanced skills such as fa...

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This course comprises of on-the-job training at your place of work with some College-based study. This course features two pathways; agricultural service engineering and professional ground care engineering. These pathways include practising and demonstrating a range of advanced skills such as fa...



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

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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...



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 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...



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

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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...



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...



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...



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This is a level 1 course, which involves classroom-based and practical work with ‘hands on’ experience in a variety of land-based industries. You will complete 7 Units for the full award. The course features visits and trips related to the course. The aim of the course is to equip yo...

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This is a level 1 course, which involves classroom-based and practical work with ‘hands on’ experience in a variety of land-based industries. You will complete 7 Units for the full award. The course features visits and trips related to the course. The aim of the course is to equip yo...



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...



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...



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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...



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...



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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...



This course provides a comprehensive coverage of the fundamental principles underlying agricultural production systems. It provides a practical and scientific knowledge base to underpin a career in the agricultural or related industries.   The facilities available provide an extensive range ...

Bridgend College


Address: Bridgend College, Cowbridge Road, Bridgend, Glamorganshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This course provides a comprehensive coverage of the fundamental principles underlying agricultural production systems. It provides a practical and scientific knowledge base to underpin a career in the agricultural or related industries.   The facilities available provide an extensive range ...



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

Moreton Morrell College


Address: Moreton Morrell, Warwick, Warwickshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This 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...



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.



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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...



Modern farm machinery is complex and expensive and it requires skilled people to operate, repair and maintain it. This one-year course, suitable for school leavers, includes both theory and practical sessions. You will be working with a wide variety of machinery and workshop equipment, and you will ...

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Modern farm machinery is complex and expensive and it requires skilled people to operate, repair and maintain it. This one-year course, suitable for school leavers, includes both theory and practical sessions. You will be working with a wide variety of machinery and workshop equipment, and you will ...



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...



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...



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 ...



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This course is designed to provide you with a broad base of agricultural knowledge in greater depth than the level 2 course, incorportating science, husbandry and practical skills all required by the industry today. The programme demonstrates the variety of different career paths that exist. You wil...

Kirklees College


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


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course is designed to provide you with a broad base of agricultural knowledge in greater depth than the level 2 course, incorportating science, husbandry and practical skills all required by the industry today. The programme demonstrates the variety of different career paths that exist. You wil...



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

Kirklees College


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


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



There is an ever-increasing demand for food, with the UK relying on both imports and exports to feed itself and drive economic growth. Behind the supermarket shelves lies a globalised supply chain that is sensitive to economic and environmental events, e.g. too much or too little rain can reduce ...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

There is an ever-increasing demand for food, with the UK relying on both imports and exports to feed itself and drive economic growth. Behind the supermarket shelves lies a globalised supply chain that is sensitive to economic and environmental events, e.g. too much or too little rain can reduce ...



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury College, Hartpury House, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the knowledge and practical skills necessary for looking after outdoor pigs. It will cover handling, housing, feeding, welfare, breeding, health, marketing, waste management and relevant legislation. It is an ideal follow on from the Smallholders ...

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the knowledge and practical skills necessary for looking after outdoor pigs. It will cover handling, housing, feeding, welfare, breeding, health, marketing, waste management and relevant legislation. It is an ideal follow on from the Smallholders ...



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 programme is suitable for those employed within the sector as an independent technician, workshop supervisors or demonstrator. A good understanding of workshop parts, products or equipment is required and good supervisory and customer service skills.

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This programme is suitable for those employed within the sector as an independent technician, workshop supervisors or demonstrator. A good understanding of workshop parts, products or equipment is required and good supervisory and customer service skills.



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...



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

Kirklees College


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


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This one day wood chipper course is theory based with a small practical element, aiming to provide delegates with the basic knowledge to understand the principles of best practice in operating a wood chipper. It also covers maintenance aspects.

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This one day wood chipper course is theory based with a small practical element, aiming to provide delegates with the basic knowledge to understand the principles of best practice in operating a wood chipper. It also covers maintenance aspects.



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

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Scotland's Rural College


Address: University Avenue, Ayr, Ayrshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



This 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...



Approximately 6% of UK businesses are within the Agriculture industry and a diverse variety of careers are available. An Apprenticeship can be a great way to enter the industry, develop your skills and gain relevant qualifications. Three different pathways are available: Livestock, Arable and mixed ...

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

Approximately 6% of UK businesses are within the Agriculture industry and a diverse variety of careers are available. An Apprenticeship can be a great way to enter the industry, develop your skills and gain relevant qualifications. Three different pathways are available: Livestock, Arable and mixed ...



This short course will be run by staff from the University's Agriculture and Environment Research Unit (AERU), who have been at the cutting edge of agricultural best practice and knowledge transfer in the sector for over a decade.   Subjects tackled include: European and UK agri-envir...

University of Hertfordshire


Address: University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This short course will be run by staff from the University's Agriculture and Environment Research Unit (AERU), who have been at the cutting edge of agricultural best practice and knowledge transfer in the sector for over a decade.   Subjects tackled include: European and UK agri-envir...



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...



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

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Reading University


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

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 livestock experience and knowledge already gained in industry. The objectives of the course are to ensure the further development of practical and supervisory skills & related background knowled...



The Animal Science Master's Degree within the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences, Aberystwyth, UK, offers you the opportunity of biological, scientific and professional training in the field of Animal Science. The Masters Degree in Animal Science will provide you with...

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The Animal Science Master's Degree within the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences, Aberystwyth, UK, offers you the opportunity of biological, scientific and professional training in the field of Animal Science. The Masters Degree in Animal Science will provide you with...



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

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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...



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...



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Chichester College


Address: Westgate Fields, Chichester, West Sussex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This course 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...



This one day module is necessary for anyone involved with pesticide use and should be completed prior to any other pesticide module. Topics covered include legislation, pesticide preparation, record keeping and environmental safety. Calculations and interpreting information is an integral part of th...

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This one day module is necessary for anyone involved with pesticide use and should be completed prior to any other pesticide module. Topics covered include legislation, pesticide preparation, record keeping and environmental safety. Calculations and interpreting information is an integral part of th...



The course provides a foundation in a broad range of skills required to gain employment within countryside management, or to progress into further education or training. Assessment is by means of assignments and practical tests. You will learn practical skills including habitat management techniques...

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

The course provides a foundation in a broad range of skills required to gain employment within countryside management, or to progress into further education or training. Assessment is by means of assignments and practical tests. You will learn practical skills including habitat management techniques...



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



Efficient crop production remains the key to sustained and effective use of the rural resource. However, over recent years crop management systems have undergone considerable change. The emphasis has shifted away from purely commercial objectives, and modern crop managers must increasingly justify i...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Efficient crop production remains the key to sustained and effective use of the rural resource. However, over recent years crop management systems have undergone considerable change. The emphasis has shifted away from purely commercial objectives, and modern crop managers must increasingly justify i...



Ideal if: you have some agricultural experience or have worked for at least one year in the industry and wish to develop your practical skills and knowledge of the agricultural sector. The course is full time for one year and will develop your skills and knowledge of a range of agricultural enterpri...

Duchy College


Address: Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Ideal if: you have some agricultural experience or have worked for at least one year in the industry and wish to develop your practical skills and knowledge of the agricultural sector. The course is full time for one year and will develop your skills and knowledge of a range of agricultural enterpri...



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...



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 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 ...



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

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



The Diploma in Agriculture Level 2 is for anyone who would like a introduction to the career opportunities available in the land based sector, particularly in agriculture. It is a practical based program covering a range of units intended for those who have an interest in farming and working outdoor...

Northumberland College


Address: Kirkley Hall Campus, Ponteland, Northumberland


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

The Diploma in Agriculture Level 2 is for anyone who would like a introduction to the career opportunities available in the land based sector, particularly in agriculture. It is a practical based program covering a range of units intended for those who have an interest in farming and working outdoor...



This course is for anyone who would like an introduction to the agriculture industry. It is suitable for pre-16s, school leavers, or adults looking for either progression or a change in career. You will study tractor driving, estate maintenance, functional skills and an introduction to farm anima...

Northumberland College


Address: Kirkley Hall Campus, Ponteland, Northumberland


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course is for anyone who would like an introduction to the agriculture industry. It is suitable for pre-16s, school leavers, or adults looking for either progression or a change in career. You will study tractor driving, estate maintenance, functional skills and an introduction to farm anima...



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...



There is an ever increasing political and public focus on the agricultural industry for a number of reasons; food security, food safety, sustainable management of natural resources and the management of the countryside. This focus challenges the industry to ensure that food production meets the dema...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury College, Hartpury House, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

There is an ever increasing political and public focus on the agricultural industry for a number of reasons; food security, food safety, sustainable management of natural resources and the management of the countryside. This focus challenges the industry to ensure that food production meets the dema...



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



The aim of the degree course is to develop your general and specialist knowledge, understanding, and skills in agriculture to allow you to aspire to a leadership role within the agricultural industry. This is a wide-ranging course, giving you an understanding of the entire food chain, from plough to...

Scotland's Rural College


Address: University Avenue, Ayr, Ayrshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The aim of the degree course is to develop your general and specialist knowledge, understanding, and skills in agriculture to allow you to aspire to a leadership role within the agricultural industry. This is a wide-ranging course, giving you an understanding of the entire food chain, from plough to...



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



Spend a day with our experienced and friendly tutor, learning in a farm environment all aspects of lambing management. You will get practical and hands on experience covering basic animal handling, preparation for lambing and care of the new-born ewe and lamb.

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Spend a day with our experienced and friendly tutor, learning in a farm environment all aspects of lambing management. You will get practical and hands on experience covering basic animal handling, preparation for lambing and care of the new-born ewe and lamb.



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

Wiltshire College


Address: Lacock, Chippenham, Wiltshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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...



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

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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 course, validated by Ulster University, aims to help students develop the production, management and marketing skills required to work in the agricultural industry. The course also provides a route into the conservation and land management sectors for those with an agricultural background. T...

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This course, validated by Ulster University, aims to help students develop the production, management and marketing skills required to work in the agricultural industry. The course also provides a route into the conservation and land management sectors for those with an agricultural background. T...



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....



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 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.



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

Moulton College


Address: West Street, Moulton, Northamptonshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This 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. It is suitable for those seeking or employed in their first r...

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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. It is suitable for those seeking or employed in their first r...



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

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Chichester College


Address: Westgate Fields, Chichester, West Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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...

Bedford College


Address: Bedford College, Cauldwell Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course will enable you to achieve the legally required qualification 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...



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...



If you’re interested in finding out about agriculture, this is the course for you. You’ll get to know a little about the industry including working with our farm animals, tractors and various crops. You’ll also have the opportunity to gain valuable wor...

Reaseheath College


Address: Nantwich, Cheshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

If you’re interested in finding out about agriculture, this is the course for you. You’ll get to know a little about the industry including working with our farm animals, tractors and various crops. You’ll also have the opportunity to gain valuable wor...



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

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



There is an ever increasing political and public focus on the agricultural industry for a number of reasons; food security, food safety, sustainable management of natural resources and the management of the countryside. This focus challenges the industry to ensure that food production meets the dema...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

There is an ever increasing political and public focus on the agricultural industry for a number of reasons; food security, food safety, sustainable management of natural resources and the management of the countryside. This focus challenges the industry to ensure that food production meets the dema...



This work-based route includes practising and demonstrating a range of advanced skills or specialising in either agricultural service engineering or professional ground care engineering. This course includes on-the-job training at your place of work with some college-based study. Course content i...

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This work-based route includes practising and demonstrating a range of advanced skills or specialising in either agricultural service engineering or professional ground care engineering. This course includes on-the-job training at your place of work with some college-based study. Course content i...



Designed to provide a basic introduction to the skills needed for the efficient maintenance of the machinery used on most farms.

Stonebridge College


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


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Designed to provide a basic introduction to the skills needed for the efficient maintenance of the machinery used on most farms.



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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 will provide you with sound academic knowledge and understanding of countryside management and game keeping 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 s...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course will provide you with sound academic knowledge and understanding of countryside management and game keeping 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 s...



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...



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...



Working on the College farm’s sheep, dairy and pig units, you’ll learn valuable skills in a variety of farm tasks to help make you ready for employment. You’ll be involved in tractor driving and working with modern machinery, livestock handling and daily work with cattle, sheep ...

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Working on the College farm’s sheep, dairy and pig units, you’ll learn valuable skills in a variety of farm tasks to help make you ready for employment. You’ll be involved in tractor driving and working with modern machinery, livestock handling and daily work with cattle, sheep ...



This is a one day course preparing candidates to take NPTC PA6 Hand Held Applicators (Knapsack) test Areas of study: Working principles Calibration Checking and maintenance Operation of the sprayer Price includes NPTC registration and test fee.

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 PA6 Hand Held Applicators (Knapsack) test Areas of study: Working principles Calibration Checking and maintenance Operation of the sprayer Price includes NPTC registration and test fee.



Internationally, the agriculture industry is expanding creating with it lots of opportunities for well educated and technically competent graduates. From the outset of the course, you will gain an understanding of the global conditions in which agriculture operates and take a hands on approach to th...

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Internationally, the agriculture industry is expanding creating with it lots of opportunities for well educated and technically competent graduates. From the outset of the course, you will gain an understanding of the global conditions in which agriculture operates and take a hands on approach to th...



This course offers a unique opportunity to develop your understanding of agriculture, from the science and production of crops and animals to the management skills needed to work in agricultural businesses and related industries. The degree has a core programme of crop production, animal produ...

University of Nottingham


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This course offers a unique opportunity to develop your understanding of agriculture, from the science and production of crops and animals to the management skills needed to work in agricultural businesses and related industries. The degree has a core programme of crop production, animal produ...



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury College, Hartpury House, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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...



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

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



This 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.



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...



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Carmarthenshire College


Address: Sandy Road, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



New for 2016, this programme has been created to enable students to enter the industry with the best possible qualifications and experience. You will gain both the technical and business knowledge, as well as the practical skills that are required for a career in agriculture. The course is underpinn...

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

New for 2016, this programme has been created to enable students to enter the industry with the best possible qualifications and experience. You will gain both the technical and business knowledge, as well as the practical skills that are required for a career in agriculture. The course is underpinn...



This course carries the same UCAS points weighting and is equivalent to studying 3 A Levels. We have developed a new approach to training the farmers of the future and we work with leading farmers in the East of England. This unique course builds on the strengths of existing courses and practice and...

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course carries the same UCAS points weighting and is equivalent to studying 3 A Levels. We have developed a new approach to training the farmers of the future and we work with leading farmers in the East of England. This unique course builds on the strengths of existing courses and practice and...



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.



This is an ideal course for those wishing to continue their personal development whilst employed in the agricultural industry. The course involves studying for a Diploma plus supporting qualifications. Practical skills are developed in the workplace supported by part-time attendance at College. You ...

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 whilst employed in the agricultural industry. The course involves studying for a Diploma plus supporting qualifications. Practical skills are developed in the workplace supported by part-time attendance at College. You ...



This Level 3 Land Based Engineering apprenticeship allows the apprentice to enter 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...

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This Level 3 Land Based Engineering apprenticeship allows the apprentice to enter 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...



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

Bedford College


Address: Bedford College, Cauldwell Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



This three-year course is ideally suited to students who want to work ‘hands-on’ with animals in kennels and catteries, zoos or wildlife parks, stables, farms, research establishments or animal assistance organisations. The course covers areas such as husbandry, nutrition, physiology...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This three-year course is ideally suited to students who want to work ‘hands-on’ with animals in kennels and catteries, zoos or wildlife parks, stables, farms, research establishments or animal assistance organisations. The course covers areas such as husbandry, nutrition, physiology...



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

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



The agriculture programme at Duchy College is designed for those who would like to widen their knowledge of the agricultural industry with a view to managing agricultural operations after graduation. The course provides a thorough understanding of modern farming production systems and an in-depth kn...

Duchy College


Address: Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The agriculture programme at Duchy College is designed for those who would like to widen their knowledge of the agricultural industry with a view to managing agricultural operations after graduation. The course provides a thorough understanding of modern farming production systems and an in-depth kn...



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

East Durham College


Address: Houghall Campus, Durham, County Durham


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



You will cover a mixture of theory and practical topics that are taught on the Houghall estate. The Houghall estate comprises a mix of grassland, woodland and arable land and houses a variety of sheep, pigs, cows and chickens which you will work with during your time on the college course. Y...

East Durham College


Address: Houghall Campus, Durham, County Durham


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

You will cover a mixture of theory and practical topics that are taught on the Houghall estate. The Houghall estate comprises a mix of grassland, woodland and arable land and houses a variety of sheep, pigs, cows and chickens which you will work with during your time on the college course. Y...



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

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This course provides you with an excellent foundation to start your career in agriculture. It’s ideal whether you come from a farming background or not. You’ll be involved in the day-to-day practical work on farms, learning diverse farming practices....

Reaseheath College


Address: Nantwich, Cheshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course provides you with an excellent foundation to start your career in agriculture. It’s ideal whether you come from a farming background or not. You’ll be involved in the day-to-day practical work on farms, learning diverse farming practices....



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

Kirklees College


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


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



Access to Higher Education courses are designed to prepare students aged 19+ for a foundation degree programme. This intensive, eight-month course allows students to carefully select specialist modules based on individual passion, enabling students to fully tailor their study programmes to suit...

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Access to Higher Education courses are designed to prepare students aged 19+ for a foundation degree programme. This intensive, eight-month course allows students to carefully select specialist modules based on individual passion, enabling students to fully tailor their study programmes to suit...



This four-year course aims to provide students with an understanding of recent developments in animal science, the underlying scientific principles, and how these can be applied to animal production systems. This is a strongly science-based course, combining the study of pure and applied science...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This four-year course aims to provide students with an understanding of recent developments in animal science, the underlying scientific principles, and how these can be applied to animal production systems. This is a strongly science-based course, combining the study of pure and applied science...



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...



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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...



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...



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 Extended Diploma is a three-year sandwich course, equivalent to three A-Levels, designed to provide the knowledge and skills essential for a career in the landbased sector. The course combines practical skills on the college farms, classroom theory and one year of industry work experience.

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

The Extended Diploma is a three-year sandwich course, equivalent to three A-Levels, designed to provide the knowledge and skills essential for a career in the landbased sector. The course combines practical skills on the college farms, classroom theory and one year of industry work experience.



This one day course aims to prepare participants for the NPTC level 2 Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Pesticides using a Ground Crop Sprayer. If your job involves applying pesticides in a commercial role then you are legally required by the Chemicals Regulation Directorate (CRD) (Co...

Moreton Morrell College


Address: Moreton Morrell, Warwick, Warwickshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This one day course aims to prepare participants for the NPTC level 2 Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Pesticides using a Ground Crop Sprayer. If your job involves applying pesticides in a commercial role then you are legally required by the Chemicals Regulation Directorate (CRD) (Co...



This full and part-time course gives comprehensive training for those entering practical farming, farm management and agricultural service industries such as Nutritionists, Consultants, Farm Welfare Inspectors and Agricultural Supply Merchants.

Carmarthenshire College


Address: Sandy Road, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This full and part-time course gives comprehensive training for those entering practical farming, farm management and agricultural service industries such as Nutritionists, Consultants, Farm Welfare Inspectors and Agricultural Supply Merchants.



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...



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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 College, Hartpury House, 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 two year programme builds on the skills developed on the Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture and supports progression onto higher education and managerial roles within the sector. Upon completion, students will be eligible to enter into many roles within the agricultural industry, access Apprenti...

Berkshire College of Agriculture


Address: Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This two year programme builds on the skills developed on the Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture and supports progression onto higher education and managerial roles within the sector. Upon completion, students will be eligible to enter into many roles within the agricultural industry, access Apprenti...



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



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

Kingston Maurward College