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

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This is a broad-based course for those with a passion for working with crops or livestock. It combines theory and practical work to fully equip you for the world of work. A range of study pathways over one or two years are available to suit your needs.

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This is a broad-based course for those with a passion for working with crops or livestock. It combines theory and practical work to fully equip you for the world of work. A range of study pathways over one or two years are available to suit your needs.



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

Kirklees College


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


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This course provides the higher education and skills needed by a modern manager of rural land and enterprise. REALM uses rural assets economically to achieve clear business objectives. It is an ideal course for aspiring rural practice chartered surveyors, and those with an interest in managing th...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This course provides the higher education and skills needed by a modern manager of rural land and enterprise. REALM uses rural assets economically to achieve clear business objectives. It is an ideal course for aspiring rural practice chartered surveyors, and those with an interest in managing th...



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

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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 ...



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 ...



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...



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...



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

Newcastle University


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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...



Agriculture is one of the most multi-disciplinary degree programmes of all those offered at Reading, combining the applied study of the natural and life sciences with economics and management. The degree programme will provide you with the proficiency and latest knowledge needed for a rewarding care...

Reading University


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Agriculture is one of the most multi-disciplinary degree programmes of all those offered at Reading, combining the applied study of the natural and life sciences with economics and management. The degree programme will provide you with the proficiency and latest knowledge needed for a rewarding care...



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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....



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...



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

Berkshire College of Agriculture


Address: Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



This 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...



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....



Essential procedures for safe tractor driving Relevant regulations Working safely and effectively with attachments Hitching PTO operation This course enables relatively inexperienced operators to safely operate a tractor.  By the end of the course they should be able to hi...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Essential procedures for safe tractor driving Relevant regulations Working safely and effectively with attachments Hitching PTO operation This course enables relatively inexperienced operators to safely operate a tractor.  By the end of the course they should be able to hi...



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

Duchy College


Address: Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



The diverse and fascinating world of animals is growing all the time, making it an increasingly exciting industry to work in. This programme will allow you to work with otters, wallabies, lemurs, reptiles, amphibians and many more. You will develop practical skills working in our state-of-the-art co...

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

The diverse and fascinating world of animals is growing all the time, making it an increasingly exciting industry to work in. This programme will allow you to work with otters, wallabies, lemurs, reptiles, amphibians and many more. You will develop practical skills working in our state-of-the-art co...



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

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This 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...



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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...



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

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This course includes practical and theory study in areas such as livestock production, machinery operations, crop production, tractor driving, business management and estate maintenance. If you want the ideal start to a career in Agriculture, and want to gain the qualifications and industry exper...

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, machinery operations, crop production, tractor driving, business management and estate maintenance. If you want the ideal start to a career in Agriculture, and want to gain the qualifications and industry exper...



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

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Royal Agricultural University


Address: Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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 ...



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

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



A practical course in the operation of ATVs. The course promotes awareness of hazards in the operation of ATVs, machine limitations and capabilities and aims to develop skills.

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

A practical course in the operation of ATVs. The course promotes awareness of hazards in the operation of ATVs, machine limitations and capabilities and aims to develop skills.



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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 ...



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

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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...



A four-year undergraduate degree that produces high calibre professional engineers with aspirations to work in specialist roles in the design, test and development of new technologies for global manufacturers such as John Deere, Claas, JCB, CNH, BAE Systems and Jaguar Land Rover. This course has...

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 work in specialist roles in the design, test and development of new technologies for global manufacturers such as John Deere, Claas, JCB, CNH, BAE Systems and Jaguar Land Rover. This course has...



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...



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This Level 3 Land Based Engineering apprenticeship allows the apprentice to enter a broad and highly specialised industry working with a vast array of machines. Employees are expected to work on a wide range of specialist vehicles and machines used in agriculture, forestry, horticulture, ground care...

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This Level 3 Land Based Engineering apprenticeship allows the apprentice to enter a broad and highly specialised industry working with a vast array of machines. Employees are expected to work on a wide range of specialist vehicles and machines used in agriculture, forestry, horticulture, ground care...



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

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This qualification is ideal for would be engineers and anyone keen to broaden their knowledge and to progress in the land based engineering sector. Students also gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in an agricultural...

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This qualification is ideal for would be engineers and anyone keen to broaden their knowledge and to progress in the land based engineering sector. Students also gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in an agricultural...



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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...



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.



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...



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...



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This 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,...



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

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Newcastle University


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



The course includes: - Risk Assessment - Legislation - Storing pesticides - Maintenance of equipment needed - Disposal of pesticides - Record keeping - Preparation of hand held applicator - Using information of labels to determine potential hazards - Maintenance on hand held applicator -...

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

The course includes: - Risk Assessment - Legislation - Storing pesticides - Maintenance of equipment needed - Disposal of pesticides - Record keeping - Preparation of hand held applicator - Using information of labels to determine potential hazards - Maintenance on hand held applicator -...



The Land-Based Studies Level 1 course ensures that you will develop the foundation skills and vocational knowledge needed for further study on land-based courses at Level 2. This course has been developed to focus on the education and training of people who want to work in the land-based industry. L...

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

The Land-Based Studies Level 1 course ensures that you will develop the foundation skills and vocational knowledge needed for further study on land-based courses at Level 2. This course has been developed to focus on the education and training of people who want to work in the land-based industry. L...



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

Newcastle University


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



The quad bike, or All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV), is used for a wide range of tasks, from the spreading of slug granules to the sweeping of roadways. This two day course provides a comprehensive training programme on safety, maintenance and operation with training on a purpose-built course. A National Qu...

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

The quad bike, or All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV), is used for a wide range of tasks, from the spreading of slug granules to the sweeping of roadways. This two day course provides a comprehensive training programme on safety, maintenance and operation with training on a purpose-built course. A National Qu...



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

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Kirklees College


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


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Chichester College


Address: Westgate Fields, Chichester, West Sussex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Wiltshire College


Address: Lacock, Chippenham, Wiltshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



The Organic food and farming sector within Europe is continuing to develp in response to governmental Action Plans and CAP policy development. The organic sector requires highly trained individuals to work as certification officers, advisers, agronomists, farmers, farm managers and livesto...

Scotland's Rural College


Address: University Avenue, Ayr, Ayrshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The Organic food and farming sector within Europe is continuing to develp in response to governmental Action Plans and CAP policy development. The organic sector requires highly trained individuals to work as certification officers, advisers, agronomists, farmers, farm managers and livesto...



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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...



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 provides the knowledge and skills needed by the modern farm worker who may be aspiring to be a craftsperson or take supervisory responsibility. It will 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 skills needed by the modern farm worker who may be aspiring to be a craftsperson or take supervisory responsibility. It will develop key practical skills. All learners considering this course are encouraged to contact the Course Tutor to discuss the programme. ...



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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...



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...



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



Course covers legal requirements and responsibilities covering animal and poultry health and welfare during transport. Covers how to effectively plan and implement the transport of animals and poultry, vehicle requirements, how to check animals for fitness to travel, identify causes and signs of str...

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Course covers legal requirements and responsibilities covering animal and poultry health and welfare during transport. Covers how to effectively plan and implement the transport of animals and poultry, vehicle requirements, how to check animals for fitness to travel, identify causes and signs of str...



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This is an ideal course for you if you are interested in wildlife conservation, fish, forestry and game management. It will prepare you for practical and managerial roles within the countryside sector helping to protect the UK's natural heritage. This course will also suit you if you have worked...

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This is an ideal course for you if you are interested in wildlife conservation, fish, forestry and game management. It will prepare you for practical and managerial roles within the countryside sector helping to protect the UK's natural heritage. This course will also suit you if you have worked...



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...



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...



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...



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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 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...



On this course you will benefit from a first year of studies based on the principles of agriculture, food production and an introduction to business management before progressing to specialist farm business management modules in years two and three.   The range of farming systems at th...

Royal Agricultural University


Address: Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

On this course you will benefit from a first year of studies based on the principles of agriculture, food production and an introduction to business management before progressing to specialist farm business management modules in years two and three.   The range of farming systems at th...



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...



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



This 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...



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...



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...



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This is a new BTEC course that has replaced the First Diploma Countryside as a Level 2 introductory course in order to fit the new National Qualifications and Credit Framework This is a broad based course which covers areas including Countryside and Environment. This course provides you with...

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This is a new BTEC course that has replaced the First Diploma Countryside as a Level 2 introductory course in order to fit the new National Qualifications and Credit Framework This is a broad based course which covers areas including Countryside and Environment. This course provides you with...



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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...



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...



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



This course will provide you with sound academic knowledge and understanding of countryside management and game keeping through both theory and practical sessions. The wide range of teaching facilities on campus includes a £3.1 million agricultural learning centre and a working commercial s...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course will provide you with sound academic knowledge and understanding of countryside management and game keeping through both theory and practical sessions. The wide range of teaching facilities on campus includes a £3.1 million agricultural learning centre and a working commercial s...



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



The UK dairy industry is facing one of it’s most challenging periods to date. In order to run a successful business, modern dairy farmers need to combine scientific knowledge with practical and business management skills in order to produce high quality milk while minimisng cost and safeguardi...

Reaseheath College


Address: Nantwich, Cheshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The UK dairy industry is facing one of it’s most challenging periods to date. In order to run a successful business, modern dairy farmers need to combine scientific knowledge with practical and business management skills in order to produce high quality milk while minimisng cost and safeguardi...



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Reaseheath College


Address: Nantwich, Cheshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



Our Equine Department's teaching team are a group of highly qualified lecturers with a wealth of knowledge in this rewarding and challenging field, including competition and industrial experience. The team includes a BSJA accredited coach and veterinary surgeon. Head of Department: Sarah M...

Oaklands College


Address: Hatfield Road, St. Albans, Hertfordshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Our Equine Department's teaching team are a group of highly qualified lecturers with a wealth of knowledge in this rewarding and challenging field, including competition and industrial experience. The team includes a BSJA accredited coach and veterinary surgeon. Head of Department: Sarah M...



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This course is designed to give you a solid understanding of the agricultural industry and prepare you to progress onto studying at universities such as The Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester or to go directly into employment. Agricultural theories and practices are all carried out on the colle...

Chichester College


Address: Westgate Fields, Chichester, West Sussex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course is designed to give you a solid understanding of the agricultural industry and prepare you to progress onto studying at universities such as The Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester or to go directly into employment. Agricultural theories and practices are all carried out on the colle...



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Scotland's Rural College


Address: University Avenue, Ayr, Ayrshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Kirklees College


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


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This course provides 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.



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 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...



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...



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This 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...



This hands on course will build on the content in the introduction to beekeeping course and allows practical application of this knowledge. Course content includes: Types of Bees Natural History of Bees The Colony and how it functions E...

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This hands on course will build on the content in the introduction to beekeeping course and allows practical application of this knowledge. Course content includes: Types of Bees Natural History of Bees The Colony and how it functions E...



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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 (...



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 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)...



In today’s global marketplace ambitious managers are needed, who will lead their business successfully through the challenges and seize any opportunities that arise in the agricultural sector. These individuals must have enhanced business, marketing and management skills and a high level of te...

Reaseheath College


Address: Nantwich, Cheshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

In today’s global marketplace ambitious managers are needed, who will lead their business successfully through the challenges and seize any opportunities that arise in the agricultural sector. These individuals must have enhanced business, marketing and management skills and a high level of te...



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



Depending on your previous qualifications, you could opt to study either an Extended Diploma, Diploma or Subsidiary Diploma in Agricultural Engineering. For more information on Level 3 Diplomas visit our choosing the right course for you page. You can find out more about each study op...

Reaseheath College


Address: Nantwich, Cheshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Depending on your previous qualifications, you could opt to study either an Extended Diploma, Diploma or Subsidiary Diploma in Agricultural Engineering. For more information on Level 3 Diplomas visit our choosing the right course for you page. You can find out more about each study op...



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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.



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...



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



Safe tractor operation in agriculture, forestry and horticulture is an essential part of a challenging area of work. This course is particularly suitable for new entrants or those who have had little formal instruction in the safe use and operation of these types of vehicles. Course features include...

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Safe tractor operation in agriculture, forestry and horticulture is an essential part of a challenging area of work. This course is particularly suitable for new entrants or those who have had little formal instruction in the safe use and operation of these types of vehicles. Course features include...



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...



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



Course Summary This programme covers a range of crop production skills and related practices. The objectives of the course are to ensure the development of practical skills, related background knowledge including health and safety issues and procedures. Suitable For Those seeking or empl...

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

Course Summary This programme covers a range of crop production skills and related practices. The objectives of the course are to ensure the development of practical skills, related background knowledge including health and safety issues and procedures. Suitable For Those seeking or empl...



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

Greenwich University


Address: Central Avenue, Chatham, Medway, Kent


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This 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...



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Chichester College


Address: Westgate Fields, Chichester, West Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



The 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...



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

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Moreton Morrell College


Address: Moreton Morrell, Warwick, Warwickshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Chichester College


Address: Westgate Fields, Chichester, West Sussex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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 ...



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...



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

Moreton Morrell College


Address: Moreton Morrell, Warwick, Warwickshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course