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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Moulton College


Address: West Street, Moulton, Northamptonshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This is a three-year degree course for full-time students with a 20-week work placement in year two. It aims to equip you with the skills and knowledge to take up career opportunities in organisations across a wide range of sectors and interests. Using the food sector as a contextual base (productio...

Royal Agricultural University


Address: Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This is a three-year degree course for full-time students with a 20-week work placement in year two. It aims to equip you with the skills and knowledge to take up career opportunities in organisations across a wide range of sectors and interests. Using the food sector as a contextual base (productio...



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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.



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



The 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...



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

Royal Agricultural University


Address: Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Reaseheath College


Address: Nantwich, Cheshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



Promoting the highest standards of husbandry and welfare, with a strong focus on developing practical shepherding skills, this two year qualification will give you a thorough understanding of the science, technology and management skills required by a modern day shepherd. You will gain valuable ...

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Promoting the highest standards of husbandry and welfare, with a strong focus on developing practical shepherding skills, this two year qualification will give you a thorough understanding of the science, technology and management skills required by a modern day shepherd. You will gain valuable ...



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 degree programme will provide a route for progression as a top-up from Easton College's current Foundation Degree in Agricultural Management (and similar Foundation Degree programmes elsewhere). The programme will also be aimed at those currently working in agriculture, and others who wish ...

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This degree programme will provide a route for progression as a top-up from Easton College's current Foundation Degree in Agricultural Management (and similar Foundation Degree programmes elsewhere). The programme will also be aimed at those currently working in agriculture, and others who wish ...



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...



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



Success in the farming sectors takes a lot more than sheer determination. Sustainable rural livelihoods require high-quality, vigorous business management within dynamic financial, legal, political, social, seasonal, and environmental constraints. The village market has expanded into the internation...

Reading University


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Success in the farming sectors takes a lot more than sheer determination. Sustainable rural livelihoods require high-quality, vigorous business management within dynamic financial, legal, political, social, seasonal, and environmental constraints. The village market has expanded into the internation...



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

Duchy College


Address: Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



This highly practical course in agricultural and environmental studies is suitable for students with few formal qualifications who are looking to enter the land-based sector. Vocationally focused, you will learn how to work safely, care for animals and maintain structures as well as gain first hand ...

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This highly practical course in agricultural and environmental studies is suitable for students with few formal qualifications who are looking to enter the land-based sector. Vocationally focused, you will learn how to work safely, care for animals and maintain structures as well as gain first hand ...



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...



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This 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...



Do you enjoy studying science and finding out how scientific principles can be used to prevent disease and improve the health of animals? Are you interested in learning more about the biology of a range of animals (farm, companion and equine) in order to know what is best for their overall health? T...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Do you enjoy studying science and finding out how scientific principles can be used to prevent disease and improve the health of animals? Are you interested in learning more about the biology of a range of animals (farm, companion and equine) in order to know what is best for their overall health? T...



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...



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.



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

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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.



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

Wiltshire College


Address: Lacock, Chippenham, Wiltshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This course 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...



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

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Moreton Morrell College


Address: Moreton Morrell, Warwick, Warwickshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



This 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.



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...



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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...



There is work experience in both years, personal development planning is also included and you will undertake a personal research project. Modules of Study Include: Year 1 • Industry Skills • Academic Skills • Introduction to Business • Plant and ...

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

There is work experience in both years, personal development planning is also included and you will undertake a personal research project. Modules of Study Include: Year 1 • Industry Skills • Academic Skills • Introduction to Business • Plant and ...



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



It is a work-related, competence-based qualification, and is designed for someone in work or who wishes to progress into work. It reflects the skills and knowledge needed to do a job effectively, and shows that you are competent in the area of work the qualification represents. The qualification may...

Northumberland College


Address: Kirkley Hall Campus, Ponteland, Northumberland


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

It is a work-related, competence-based qualification, and is designed for someone in work or who wishes to progress into work. It reflects the skills and knowledge needed to do a job effectively, and shows that you are competent in the area of work the qualification represents. The qualification may...



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.



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Reaseheath College


Address: Nantwich, Cheshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



This course prepares you to enter employment within the agricultural industry or to progress to further qualifications. It is a broad course providing practical skills and knowledge over a range of subjects including livestock management and plant and animal production.

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course prepares you to enter employment within the agricultural industry or to progress to further qualifications. It is a broad course providing practical skills and knowledge over a range of subjects including livestock management and plant and animal production.



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...



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

Berkshire College of Agriculture


Address: Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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 ...



Enabling students to gain a solid understanding of the equine industry in a vocational way, this programme is divided between the classroom, practical sessions, visits and lecture demonstrations. You will be given the necessary management skills for a career within the equine industry and, by the en...

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Enabling students to gain a solid understanding of the equine industry in a vocational way, this programme is divided between the classroom, practical sessions, visits and lecture demonstrations. You will be given the necessary management skills for a career within the equine industry and, by the en...



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...



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Oaklands College


Address: Hatfield Road, St. Albans, Hertfordshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Aberdeen University


Address: Zoology Building, Tillydrone Avenue, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



A varied programme including academic subjects and lectures, practical horse care tuition, riding instruction and work experience. There is also an opportunity to study towards health and safety with horses.

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

A varied programme including academic subjects and lectures, practical horse care tuition, riding instruction and work experience. There is also an opportunity to study towards health and safety with horses.



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This Safe Use of Ride-on Self Propelled Mowers course covers pre-use checks, maintenance, identification of controls and instruments, and operating the machine, taking in to account the type of cutting mechanism used (rotary, cylinder, flail or reciprocating knife).

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This Safe Use of Ride-on Self Propelled Mowers course covers pre-use checks, maintenance, identification of controls and instruments, and operating the machine, taking in to account the type of cutting mechanism used (rotary, cylinder, flail or reciprocating knife).



This 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...



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 ...



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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.



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This 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...



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This course builds on the Level 1 Diploma. It will build up your knowledge and extend your practical skills, giving you access to a wide range of career options. Your course covers all the basics that industry requires, from understanding how to establish and maintain planted areas, make use of ...

Berkshire College of Agriculture


Address: Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course builds on the Level 1 Diploma. It will build up your knowledge and extend your practical skills, giving you access to a wide range of career options. Your course covers all the basics that industry requires, from understanding how to establish and maintain planted areas, make use of ...



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Royal Agricultural University


Address: Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Chichester College


Address: Westgate Fields, Chichester, West Sussex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This 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.



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

Moulton College


Address: West Street, Moulton, Northamptonshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This course is designed to support new entrants into a career servicing and maintaining agricultural and horticultural machinery. It will combine classroom-based sessions with a considerable opportunity to practice essential engineering skills in a land-based work environment. You will receive an in...

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course is designed to support new entrants into a career servicing and maintaining agricultural and horticultural machinery. It will combine classroom-based sessions with a considerable opportunity to practice essential engineering skills in a land-based work environment. You will receive an in...



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...



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...



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Moreton Morrell College


Address: Moreton Morrell, Warwick, Warwickshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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....



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This 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...



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...



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 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...



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

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



This course provides students with a comprehensive introduction to a wide range of machinery and workshop practices.  Students also gain an awareness of what the industry involves.  It is extremely popular with school leavers who wish to combine a practical based training programme with so...

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course provides students with a comprehensive introduction to a wide range of machinery and workshop practices.  Students also gain an awareness of what the industry involves.  It is extremely popular with school leavers who wish to combine a practical based training programme with so...



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.



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...



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



The 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...



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Moulton College


Address: West Street, Moulton, Northamptonshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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 for assessments of competence to be undertaken. This is an on-farm work-based programme. This programme covers areas s...

Scotland's Rural College


Address: University Avenue, Ayr, Ayrshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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 for assessments of competence to be undertaken. This is an on-farm work-based programme. This programme covers areas s...



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

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



What You Will Study  The three areas of specialisation are:   Livestock Production Evidence is based on a specific class of livestock. You will be required to keep records and order supplies, maintain effective working relationships, promote the healthy performance ...

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

What You Will Study  The three areas of specialisation are:   Livestock Production Evidence is based on a specific class of livestock. You will be required to keep records and order supplies, maintain effective working relationships, promote the healthy performance ...



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



This 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.



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

Wiltshire College


Address: Lacock, Chippenham, Wiltshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Kirklees College


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


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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 includes topics such as animal nutrition and growth, and livestock reproduction. You study wide-ranging agriculture topics in your first two years, exploring biology, soil science, nutrition, management, accounting and law. In your third year you specialise in animal production sc...

Newcastle University


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This degree includes topics such as animal nutrition and growth, and livestock reproduction. You study wide-ranging agriculture topics in your first two years, exploring biology, soil science, nutrition, management, accounting and law. In your third year you specialise in animal production sc...



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Berkshire College of Agriculture


Address: Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This practical course will cover the basic handling and routine stock tasks associated with keeping calves.

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This practical course will cover the basic handling and routine stock tasks associated with keeping calves.



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 ...



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 ...



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...



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

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



Animal Science is the study of factors that influence the biology of vertebrate animals that are under the control of man-kind, making this an essential degree subject for students wishing to pursue careers in the animal industry and related fields including the nutritional sciences, agriculture and...

Reading University


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Animal Science is the study of factors that influence the biology of vertebrate animals that are under the control of man-kind, making this an essential degree subject for students wishing to pursue careers in the animal industry and related fields including the nutritional sciences, agriculture and...



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 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...



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

Greenwich University


Address: Central Avenue, Chatham, Medway, Kent


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Queen's University, Belfast


Address: University Road, Belfast, Antrim


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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 ...



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

Moreton Morrell College


Address: Moreton Morrell, Warwick, Warwickshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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.



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

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Royal Agricultural University


Address: Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Royal Agricultural University


Address: Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



The Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Horticulture, validated by Ulster University, has three distinct pathways. Students must choose which pathway they wish to follow by semester two of the first year.

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Horticulture, validated by Ulster University, has three distinct pathways. Students must choose which pathway they wish to follow by semester two of the first year.



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Newcastle University


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Royal Agricultural University


Address: Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



Agronomy is the science of crop production and soil management, leading to improvements in crop yield and quality. You study wide-ranging agriculture topics in your first two years, exploring biology, soil science, nutrition, management, accounting and law. In your third year you specialise ...

Newcastle University


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Agronomy is the science of crop production and soil management, leading to improvements in crop yield and quality. You study wide-ranging agriculture topics in your first two years, exploring biology, soil science, nutrition, management, accounting and law. In your third year you specialise ...



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

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



An ideal programme for those who want to develop confidence and experience at handling bees. Bees are not only essential to the environment (60% of food plants depend on honey bees for pollination) but these highly sophisticated insects are also a real pleasure to keep.

Berkshire College of Agriculture


Address: Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

An ideal programme for those who want to develop confidence and experience at handling bees. Bees are not only essential to the environment (60% of food plants depend on honey bees for pollination) but these highly sophisticated insects are also a real pleasure to keep.



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...



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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 established two-year programme aims to develop knowledge and practical skills in a variety of wildlife conservation and countryside management related subjects. It considers the ecology of a wide range of habitats and wildlife in an applied, 'hands-on' context. This course is designed t...

Moulton College


Address: West Street, Moulton, Northamptonshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This established two-year programme aims to develop knowledge and practical skills in a variety of wildlife conservation and countryside management related subjects. It considers the ecology of a wide range of habitats and wildlife in an applied, 'hands-on' context. This course is designed t...



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...