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The course covers a wide range of subjects including: Business Management in the Landbased sector Work experience Investigative project within the Landbased sector Anatomy & Physiology OR Plant and Soil Science Plus some optional units such as: Livestock Productio...

Oaklands College


Address: Hatfield Road, St. Albans, Hertfordshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

The course covers a wide range of subjects including: Business Management in the Landbased sector Work experience Investigative project within the Landbased sector Anatomy & Physiology OR Plant and Soil Science Plus some optional units such as: Livestock Productio...



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 Level 2 Diploma will provide you with a sound introduction to agriculture and its allied industries. The course includes a good balance of machinery, crop and livestock husbandry, as well as estate skills. There will be plenty of opportunity to gain practical experience on the College’s o...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury College, Hartpury House, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This Level 2 Diploma will provide you with a sound introduction to agriculture and its allied industries. The course includes a good balance of machinery, crop and livestock husbandry, as well as estate skills. There will be plenty of opportunity to gain practical experience on the College’s o...



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



Carries the same UCAS points weighting and is equivalent to studying 3 A Levels. It will provide students with comprehensive training in all aspects of the horse industry. Students will participate in riding activities including dressage, show-jumping and riding on the road.

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. It will provide students with comprehensive training in all aspects of the horse industry. Students will participate in riding activities including dressage, show-jumping and riding on the road.



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This 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...



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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.



On this modern and exciting course you’ll gain the knowledge, understanding and skills the agricultural industry needs. In the first year you’ll develop practical knowledge and techniques so that in the second year you’ll be ready to concentrate on enterprise&nbs...

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

On this modern and exciting course you’ll gain the knowledge, understanding and skills the agricultural industry needs. In the first year you’ll develop practical knowledge and techniques so that in the second year you’ll be ready to concentrate on enterprise&nbs...



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

Bedford College


Address: Bedford College, Cauldwell Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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 ...



You've worked in agriculture for some time - you have plenty of experience. You want to show that you have the skills needed to do your job well, perhaps as part of your professional development or to prepare for higher-level training. All learners will cover the mandatory core units of Healt...

Northumberland College


Address: Kirkley Hall Campus, Ponteland, Northumberland


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

You've worked in agriculture for some time - you have plenty of experience. You want to show that you have the skills needed to do your job well, perhaps as part of your professional development or to prepare for higher-level training. All learners will cover the mandatory core units of Healt...



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

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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 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...



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.



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

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This one day training course covers the requirements of the Control of Pesticides Regulations and prepares operators for the NPTC Certificate of Competence Test, which may be taken at any time after the course. Course features include preparing the applicator for work, calibration and operation, cor...

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, which may be taken at any time after the course. Course features include preparing the applicator for work, calibration and operation, cor...



Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills to help agriculture to meet the challenges of the 21st century! This Sustainable and Efficient Food Production MSc centres on increasing efficiency and reducing environmental impact within the extensive pasture-based production sector. The programme pr...

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills to help agriculture to meet the challenges of the 21st century! This Sustainable and Efficient Food Production MSc centres on increasing efficiency and reducing environmental impact within the extensive pasture-based production sector. The programme pr...



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



The course consists of on-the-job training at your place of work with some off-the-job 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 college ...

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-job 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 college ...



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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 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.



The agricultural industry is undergoing an unprecedented period of change. Traditional reliance on production is being challenged through changes in government policy at local, national, European and global levels, as well as changes in consumer demand. Agricultural production now requires an und...

Queen's University, Belfast


Address: University Road, Belfast, Antrim


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The agricultural industry is undergoing an unprecedented period of change. Traditional reliance on production is being challenged through changes in government policy at local, national, European and global levels, as well as changes in consumer demand. Agricultural production now requires an und...



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



Brush cutter and trimmer training is an employer requirement of The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998. Adequate training must cover maintenance and operation of brush cutters and trimmers and to ensure that equipment is operated only by employees who have received appropriate trai...

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Brush cutter and trimmer training is an employer requirement of The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998. Adequate training must cover maintenance and operation of brush cutters and trimmers and to ensure that equipment is operated only by employees who have received appropriate trai...



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...



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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 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...



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...



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...



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



The main aim of the MRes is to strengthen specialist scientific skills in strategically important areas of the UK agri-food industry, through flexible, postgraduate training for people in work. It provides an innovative way for people in work to improve their research skills while supporting the ...

Bangor University


Address: Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The main aim of the MRes is to strengthen specialist scientific skills in strategically important areas of the UK agri-food industry, through flexible, postgraduate training for people in work. It provides an innovative way for people in work to improve their research skills while supporting the ...



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 ...



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...



Whether you are intending to keep your own sheep, already are, or are just interested in the subject, this course will give you the necessary underpinning knowledge and practical skills to successfully look after them. The College Certificate will not involve workplace assessments.

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Whether you are intending to keep your own sheep, already are, or are just interested in the subject, this course will give you the necessary underpinning knowledge and practical skills to successfully look after them. The College Certificate will not involve workplace assessments.



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...



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...



The agricultural industry is undergoing an unprecedented period of change. Traditional reliance on production is being challenged through changes in government policy at local, national, European and global levels, as well as changes in consumer demand. Agricultural production now requires an und...

Queen's University, Belfast


Address: University Road, Belfast, Antrim


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The agricultural industry is undergoing an unprecedented period of change. Traditional reliance on production is being challenged through changes in government policy at local, national, European and global levels, as well as changes in consumer demand. Agricultural production now requires an und...



An agriculture apprenticeship is the ideal way to earn money whilst gaining a nationally recognised qualification. The provision is open to anyone aged 16+ years provided that you meet current eligibility. You'll learn: crop or animal husbandry, depending on which apprenticeship route you cho...

Duchy College


Address: Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

An agriculture apprenticeship is the ideal way to earn money whilst gaining a nationally recognised qualification. The provision is open to anyone aged 16+ years provided that you meet current eligibility. You'll learn: crop or animal husbandry, depending on which apprenticeship route you cho...



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

Newcastle University


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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).



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

Moreton Morrell College


Address: Moreton Morrell, Warwick, Warwickshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



The aim of this course is to ensure that you receive the appropriate basic tractor driving training, in line with, and as recommended by, the Health and Safety Executive. A certificate of training attendance is achieved upon successful completion of the course. As well as being held at B...

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

The aim of this course is to ensure that you receive the appropriate basic tractor driving training, in line with, and as recommended by, the Health and Safety Executive. A certificate of training attendance is achieved upon successful completion of the course. As well as being held at B...



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 ...



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

Scotland's Rural College


Address: University Avenue, Ayr, Ayrshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



A practical course to develop your driving skills for Sit-in All Terrain Vehicles (e.g. Mule/RTV). Designed for semi-experienced drivers and those with little sit in ATV driving experience. A driving assessment is organised for the final afternoon. Further Sit-astride ATV (quad) training is also ava...

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

A practical course to develop your driving skills for Sit-in All Terrain Vehicles (e.g. Mule/RTV). Designed for semi-experienced drivers and those with little sit in ATV driving experience. A driving assessment is organised for the final afternoon. Further Sit-astride ATV (quad) training is also ava...



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...



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

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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 or ...

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 or ...



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

Moulton College


Address: West Street, Moulton, Northamptonshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This 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.



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury College, Hartpury House, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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 College, Hartpury House, 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...



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...



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...



Students who want to enter or progress within livestock or crop production areas of agriculture, progression routes may include entry into Higher Education courses. Topics Include: Principles of Plant and Soil Science Animal Anatomy and Physiology Business Management in the L...

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Students who want to enter or progress within livestock or crop production areas of agriculture, progression routes may include entry into Higher Education courses. Topics Include: Principles of Plant and Soil Science Animal Anatomy and Physiology Business Management in the L...



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

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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...



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...



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

Duchy College


Address: Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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 ...



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



This 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...



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

Shipley College


Address: Victoria Road, Saltaire, West Yorkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



Growing food in the UK has become a key aspect of national security, with an impact on the welfare of all citizens and a higher political profile since the last War. Academically, the sciences which underpin all aspects of agriculture: food, fodder, fuel and fibre, have diversified and become more s...

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Growing food in the UK has become a key aspect of national security, with an impact on the welfare of all citizens and a higher political profile since the last War. Academically, the sciences which underpin all aspects of agriculture: food, fodder, fuel and fibre, have diversified and become more s...



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 one year course is designed for those that have some experience of equitation and horse care and is an ideal introduction for school leavers wishing to pursue a career working with horses. Kingston Maurward College has excellent facilities and well qualified staff which combine to develop your...

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This one year course is designed for those that have some experience of equitation and horse care and is an ideal introduction for school leavers wishing to pursue a career working with horses. Kingston Maurward College has excellent facilities and well qualified staff which combine to develop your...



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury College, Hartpury House, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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...



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...



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

Cranfield University


Address: College Road, Cranfield, Buckinghamshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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...



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...



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

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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...



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.



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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...



Do you want to hone and develop the many practical skills involved in the multi disciplines of agriculture practice? This husbandry-based HNC has been designed to provide you with these practical skills as well as the theoretical knowledge required to undertake the running of a farm enterprise. &nbs...

The University of the Highlands and Islands


Address: The University of the Highlands and Islands, Executive Office, 12b Ness Walk, Inverness, Highland


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Do you want to hone and develop the many practical skills involved in the multi disciplines of agriculture practice? This husbandry-based HNC has been designed to provide you with these practical skills as well as the theoretical knowledge required to undertake the running of a farm enterprise. &nbs...



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



This course will give you the opportunity to develop the functional skills and vocational knowledge needed for employment in land-based industries. The qualification you will gain is designed to provide a springboard for you to progress to a university degree, or to find work in the countryside indu...

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course will give you the opportunity to develop the functional skills and vocational knowledge needed for employment in land-based industries. The qualification you will gain is designed to provide a springboard for you to progress to a university degree, or to find work in the countryside indu...



The main aim is for mechanically minded experienced tractor driver to acquire the necessary skills and understanding of farm equipment to enable him to undertake the maintenance and repair on todays highly mechanised farm. The entrant to the course should therefore be proficient and have experience ...

Moreton Morrell College


Address: Moreton Morrell, Warwick, Warwickshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

The main aim is for mechanically minded experienced tractor driver to acquire the necessary skills and understanding of farm equipment to enable him to undertake the maintenance and repair on todays highly mechanised farm. The entrant to the course should therefore be proficient and have experience ...



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...



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

Moulton College


Address: West Street, Moulton, Northamptonshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Duchy College


Address: Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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.



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.



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...



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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.



An eight week course designed to give an understanding of how the honey bee works and some of the specialist techniques in beekeeping. To attend this course you must have either done the Introduction to Beekeeping course Course Content includes: How the honeybee works, its anatomy, physi...

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

An eight week course designed to give an understanding of how the honey bee works and some of the specialist techniques in beekeeping. To attend this course you must have either done the Introduction to Beekeeping course Course Content includes: How the honeybee works, its anatomy, physi...



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



The one year BSc (Hons) Agriculture, Conservation and Sustainable Management 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...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The one year BSc (Hons) Agriculture, Conservation and Sustainable Management 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...



This course covers the instruction and practice of shearing, including preparation and care of machines and presentation of wool for sale.

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course covers the instruction and practice of shearing, including preparation and care of machines and presentation of wool for sale.



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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.



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

Berkshire College of Agriculture


Address: Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This 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...



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. 



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 (...



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 Level 2 Diploma will provide you with a sound introduction to agriculture and its allied industries. The course includes a good balance of machinery, crop and livestock husbandry, as well as estate skills. There will be plenty of opportunity to gain practical experience on the College’s o...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This Level 2 Diploma will provide you with a sound introduction to agriculture and its allied industries. The course includes a good balance of machinery, crop and livestock husbandry, as well as estate skills. There will be plenty of opportunity to gain practical experience on the College’s o...



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

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This is a new BTEC course that has replaced the Introductory Diploma Agriculture as a Level 1 course in order to fit the new National Qualifications and Credit Framework. The Level 1 Diploma provides an introduction into agriculture, with a focus on the care, health and management of livestock. ...

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This is a new BTEC course that has replaced the Introductory Diploma Agriculture as a Level 1 course in order to fit the new National Qualifications and Credit Framework. The Level 1 Diploma provides an introduction into agriculture, with a focus on the care, health and management of livestock. ...



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 highly regarded three-year degree offers you a proven route to rewarding careers in the management of land, property and business in the countryside.  The course provides the diverse knowledge and skills necessary to prepare you for employment advising owners and occupiers of rural pro...

Royal Agricultural University


Address: Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This highly regarded three-year degree offers you a proven route to rewarding careers in the management of land, property and business in the countryside.  The course provides the diverse knowledge and skills necessary to prepare you for employment advising owners and occupiers of rural pro...



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

Scotland's Rural College


Address: University Avenue, Ayr, Ayrshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



This course 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....



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...



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Oaklands College


Address: Hatfield Road, St. Albans, Hertfordshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Stonebridge College


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


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



Soils form the basis of all agricultural production, but they also store water, mediate the impact of pollutants, provide biological habitats, affect the accumulation of atmospheric greenhouse gases, are involved in dealing with societies waste, are a source of minerals and provide the foundations f...

Scotland's Rural College


Address: University Avenue, Ayr, Ayrshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Soils form the basis of all agricultural production, but they also store water, mediate the impact of pollutants, provide biological habitats, affect the accumulation of atmospheric greenhouse gases, are involved in dealing with societies waste, are a source of minerals and provide the foundations f...



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 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.



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This 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...



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...



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

University of Hertfordshire


Address: University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury College, Hartpury House, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This course covers the foundation knowledge and skills needed for learners to progress onto Level 3 qualifications in Agriculture, Fisheries and Countryside Management. It provides learners with a basic knowledge of estate maintenance, machinery maintenance, conservation, animal and plant husbandry,...

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course covers the foundation knowledge and skills needed for learners to progress onto Level 3 qualifications in Agriculture, Fisheries and Countryside Management. It provides learners with a basic knowledge of estate maintenance, machinery maintenance, conservation, animal and plant husbandry,...



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

Royal Agricultural University


Address: Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This 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 Level Two Diploma in Countryside and Environment provides good grounding in the key aspects of countryside management. As well as performing practical activities associated with the countryside you will develop your academic skills through learning more about wildlife habitats, machinery and bus...

Moreton Morrell College


Address: Moreton Morrell, Warwick, Warwickshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Our Level Two Diploma in Countryside and Environment provides good grounding in the key aspects of countryside management. As well as performing practical activities associated with the countryside you will develop your academic skills through learning more about wildlife habitats, machinery and bus...



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...



A course run over ten evenings for beekeepers wanting to improve their beekeeping knowledge This course is based around the BBKA Module One Syllabus.

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

A course run over ten evenings for beekeepers wanting to improve their beekeeping knowledge This course is based around the BBKA Module One Syllabus.



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

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



Useful for those requiring a basic knowledge of agriculture, students are trained on machinery and learn how to handle livestock (such as sheep and cows), crops and ultimately how to work on a modern farm. You will benefit from a combination of lectures and practical farm sessions, all of which is d...

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Useful for those requiring a basic knowledge of agriculture, students are trained on machinery and learn how to handle livestock (such as sheep and cows), crops and ultimately how to work on a modern farm. You will benefit from a combination of lectures and practical farm sessions, all of which is d...



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 advanced Apprenticeship is ideal if you are a practical learner who prefers to develop your skills in the workplace. There are a number of compulsory core units that need to be achieved, with a wide range of optional units available, so you can tailor the course to you and your situation. Appre...

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This advanced Apprenticeship is ideal if you are a practical learner who prefers to develop your skills in the workplace. There are a number of compulsory core units that need to be achieved, with a wide range of optional units available, so you can tailor the course to you and your situation. Appre...



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Queen's University, Belfast


Address: University Road, Belfast, Antrim


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury College, Hartpury House, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Greenwich University


Address: Central Avenue, Chatham, Medway, Kent


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Moreton Morrell College


Address: Moreton Morrell, Warwick, Warwickshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



Life and plant science undergraduates, and professionals in commercial horticulture and agriculture looking to develop their career, from the UK and overseas, will benefit from a broad, research-led syllabus. Taught content will equip the graduate with the expertise needed to work independently in a...

Greenwich University


Address: Central Avenue, Chatham, Medway, Kent


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Life and plant science undergraduates, and professionals in commercial horticulture and agriculture looking to develop their career, from the UK and overseas, will benefit from a broad, research-led syllabus. Taught content will equip the graduate with the expertise needed to work independently in a...



This course has been specifically designed to allow BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma students the opportunity to progress further with their academic studies and potentially gain access to higher education. The course will provide you with the opportunity to develop a more in-depth understanding...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course has been specifically designed to allow BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma students the opportunity to progress further with their academic studies and potentially gain access to higher education. The course will provide you with the opportunity to develop a more in-depth understanding...



Our Rabbits and Moles course will help candidates identify the damage that rabbits and moles cause, understand them and establish a control programme in line with current legal guidelines and legislation. This is a classroom based course aimed at candidates who wish to undertake pest control in ...

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Our Rabbits and Moles course will help candidates identify the damage that rabbits and moles cause, understand them and establish a control programme in line with current legal guidelines and legislation. This is a classroom based course aimed at candidates who wish to undertake pest control in ...



The UK agricultural industry is going from strength to strength, thanks to changing consumer trends and technological advances. Successful farmers need to combine scientific knowledge with practical and business management skills in order to produce high quality food while minimising cost and safegu...

Reaseheath College


Address: Nantwich, Cheshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The UK agricultural industry is going from strength to strength, thanks to changing consumer trends and technological advances. Successful farmers need to combine scientific knowledge with practical and business management skills in order to produce high quality food while minimising cost and safegu...



The Chainsaws and Related Operations courses offer a range of practical skills and assessments covering all aspects of chainsaw work. Gaining an NPTC qualification will demonstrate that you have practical skills, technical knowledge and ability which have been independently and reliably assessed....

Bedford College


Address: Bedford College, Cauldwell Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

The Chainsaws and Related Operations courses offer a range of practical skills and assessments covering all aspects of chainsaw work. Gaining an NPTC qualification will demonstrate that you have practical skills, technical knowledge and ability which have been independently and reliably assessed....



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 ...



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

Carmarthenshire College


Address: Sandy Road, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This 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...



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



The 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...



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...



Doing a Plant and Soil Science degree at the University of Aberdeen will provide you with both core and advanced understanding of this exciting subject area. The knowledge and skills that you gain could open up a world of career opportunities for you, for instance in playing a vital role in informin...

Aberdeen University


Address: Zoology Building, Tillydrone Avenue, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Doing a Plant and Soil Science degree at the University of Aberdeen will provide you with both core and advanced understanding of this exciting subject area. The knowledge and skills that you gain could open up a world of career opportunities for you, for instance in playing a vital role in informin...



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

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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