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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Royal Agricultural University


Address: Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Duchy College


Address: Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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...



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 ...



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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 ...



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...



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

Aberdeen University


Address: Zoology Building, Tillydrone Avenue, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



This 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.



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Newcastle University


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This 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 ...



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...



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.



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Chichester College


Address: Westgate Fields, Chichester, West Sussex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This 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.



The aim of these courses is to provide the knowledge and skills required to manage farms and estates, the course provides further arable work through utilisation of the estate. On the estate you will be introduced to many of the environmental skills required within the agricultural industry.

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

The aim of these courses is to provide the knowledge and skills required to manage farms and estates, the course provides further arable work through utilisation of the estate. On the estate you will be introduced to many of the environmental skills required within the agricultural industry.



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...



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Reaseheath College


Address: Nantwich, Cheshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Greenwich University


Address: Central Avenue, Chatham, Medway, Kent


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



This 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 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.



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



This 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...



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Kirklees College


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


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This 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,...



In choosing the Agriculture Degree (D401) at Aberystwyth University you will be joining one of the most highly regarded departments in the UK. Agriculture is the mainstay of rural communities, and a significant UK industry sector. The breadth of the Agriculture degree includes agricultural diversifi...

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

In choosing the Agriculture Degree (D401) at Aberystwyth University you will be joining one of the most highly regarded departments in the UK. Agriculture is the mainstay of rural communities, and a significant UK industry sector. The breadth of the Agriculture degree includes agricultural diversifi...



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

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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 ...



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Moreton Morrell College


Address: Moreton Morrell, Warwick, Warwickshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



This 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...



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 ...



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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.



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...



The course is aimed for those who would like to keep hens for domestic purposes. The course will cover selecting a breed, housing, health and general care.

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

The course is aimed for those who would like to keep hens for domestic purposes. The course will cover selecting a breed, housing, health and general care.



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

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This 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...



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 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...



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

Northumberland College


Address: Kirkley Hall Campus, Ponteland, Northumberland


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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 course has been designed to equip students with the underpinning knowledge of science and technology associated with the crop production industry.  The production of crops is currently facing many new challenges, including climate change, evolving legislation and the ability to produce foo...

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This course has been designed to equip students with the underpinning knowledge of science and technology associated with the crop production industry.  The production of crops is currently facing many new challenges, including climate change, evolving legislation and the ability to produce foo...



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

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This course 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...



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

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This 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 ...



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

Scotland's Rural College


Address: University Avenue, Ayr, Ayrshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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 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...



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

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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 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...



Agriculture, food and the related rural industries face substantive challenges in the near future around associated issues including; food security, appropriate environmental management and climate change. The need to develop advanced level skills within the sector is a clear objective within the Go...

Duchy College


Address: Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Agriculture, food and the related rural industries face substantive challenges in the near future around associated issues including; food security, appropriate environmental management and climate change. The need to develop advanced level skills within the sector is a clear objective within the Go...



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



This 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 ...



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

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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 ...



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

Newcastle University


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This aerial tree pruning qualification covers pruning operations off ground in trees, carrying out reductions, crown-lifting, re-pollarding, thinning and crown cleaning. It also focuses upon the high standards of health and safety involved with these operations.

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This aerial tree pruning qualification covers pruning operations off ground in trees, carrying out reductions, crown-lifting, re-pollarding, thinning and crown cleaning. It also focuses upon the high standards of health and safety involved with these operations.



This stump grinder course aims to provide delegates with the base knowledge to understand the principles of best practice in operating and maintaining Stump Grinders.

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This stump grinder course aims to provide delegates with the base knowledge to understand the principles of best practice in operating and maintaining Stump Grinders.



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 ...



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

Berkshire College of Agriculture


Address: Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Duchy College


Address: Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



The Dorset Community Safety Partnership invites you to Farmwise based at Stinsford Farm part of Kingston Maurward College and is a rural crime and fire prevention initiative. Dorset Police and Dorset Fire and Rescue volunteers provide a short presentation that then concludes with a tour of the fa...

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

The Dorset Community Safety Partnership invites you to Farmwise based at Stinsford Farm part of Kingston Maurward College and is a rural crime and fire prevention initiative. Dorset Police and Dorset Fire and Rescue volunteers provide a short presentation that then concludes with a tour of the fa...



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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 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...



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.



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Duchy College


Address: Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This course will enable you to achieve the legally required qualification for the control of pesticide regulations, and is designed for anyone applying pesticides on a commercial basis. This one-day pesticide course is a pre-requisite for studying the PA2, PA6A and PA4 Safe Use of Pesticides qualifi...

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course will enable you to achieve the legally required qualification for the control of pesticide regulations, and is designed for anyone applying pesticides on a commercial basis. This one-day pesticide course is a pre-requisite for studying the PA2, PA6A and PA4 Safe Use of Pesticides qualifi...



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Reaseheath College


Address: Nantwich, Cheshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



You will cover a mixture of theory and practical activities and will follow one of three pathways: Horticulture, Animal Care or Agriculture. The Houghall estate provides the ideal environment for you to gain practical skills and knowledge and also gives you the opportunity to develop essential emplo...

East Durham College


Address: Houghall Campus, Durham, County Durham


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

You will cover a mixture of theory and practical activities and will follow one of three pathways: Horticulture, Animal Care or Agriculture. The Houghall estate provides the ideal environment for you to gain practical skills and knowledge and also gives you the opportunity to develop essential emplo...



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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 ...



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

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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 ...



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

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Reading University


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



This programme provides people already working in agriculture involved in business decision making or at a junior management level with the skills and competence to take on more of a managerial role within the business. At York a range of pathways including livestock, crops or mixed farming are avai...

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This programme provides people already working in agriculture involved in business decision making or at a junior management level with the skills and competence to take on more of a managerial role within the business. At York a range of pathways including livestock, crops or mixed farming are avai...



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...



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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 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...



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



This is a 2 year course (with the option of a 1 year sandwich placement) for those wishing to develop their technical knowledge and gain a better understanding of the management of different agricultural enterprises. It is equivalent to 3 A-levels. Ideal if: you're looking for a practical alt...

Duchy College


Address: Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This is a 2 year course (with the option of a 1 year sandwich placement) for those wishing to develop their technical knowledge and gain a better understanding of the management of different agricultural enterprises. It is equivalent to 3 A-levels. Ideal if: you're looking for a practical alt...



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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 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.



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

Wiltshire College


Address: Lacock, Chippenham, Wiltshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This course is ideal for those who have an interest in or have just started to keep livestock and will focus on sheep, pigs or cows depending on the area of interest. On this course you will gain an insight into animal husbandry. Unique rural campus location with convenient parking ...

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course is ideal for those who have an interest in or have just started to keep livestock and will focus on sheep, pigs or cows depending on the area of interest. On this course you will gain an insight into animal husbandry. Unique rural campus location with convenient parking ...



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 ...



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...



The Extended Diploma is a well-respected course with an outstanding track record of students entering employment or Higher Education, as it is accepted as an entry qualification for some degree level courses. During the first year of this course you will complete the units for the Level 3 Diplom...

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

The Extended Diploma is a well-respected course with an outstanding track record of students entering employment or Higher Education, as it is accepted as an entry qualification for some degree level courses. During the first year of this course you will complete the units for the Level 3 Diplom...



Aimed at school leavers or those new to the industry, this is an ideal introduction where you’ll learn tree climbing, tree surgery, pruning, felling, machinery operations, estate skills and planting. You can progress onto the Level 3 Extended Diploma, work as a tree surgeon, or work for the lo...

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Aimed at school leavers or those new to the industry, this is an ideal introduction where you’ll learn tree climbing, tree surgery, pruning, felling, machinery operations, estate skills and planting. You can progress onto the Level 3 Extended Diploma, work as a tree surgeon, or work for the lo...



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

Berkshire College of Agriculture


Address: Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This course covers the skills and knowledge required for the safe and competent operation of a tractor. On completion of the course you will have the NPTC Award in Tractor Driving and Related Operations. This qualification is essential for employment in the industry

East Durham College


Address: Houghall Campus, Durham, County Durham


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course covers the skills and knowledge required for the safe and competent operation of a tractor. On completion of the course you will have the NPTC Award in Tractor Driving and Related Operations. This qualification is essential for employment in the industry



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...



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Kirklees College


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


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This 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...



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

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Moreton Morrell College


Address: Moreton Morrell, Warwick, Warwickshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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 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.



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

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



Taught by specialist staff in our exciting new motor vehicle and agricultural engineering centre, this course is designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills the land-based technology industry needs. You’ll enjoy work placements, trips to machinery manufacturers and de...

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Taught by specialist staff in our exciting new motor vehicle and agricultural engineering centre, this course is designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills the land-based technology industry needs. You’ll enjoy work placements, trips to machinery manufacturers and de...



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.



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

Wiltshire College


Address: Lacock, Chippenham, Wiltshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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 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 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.



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.



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

Duchy College


Address: Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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...



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 ...



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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...



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.



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



If your job involves the use of chemical pesticides, regulations will affect your working practices. Shipley College is running a series of courses covering all the relevant legislation and codes of practice that regulate the safe use and application of pesticides. The modules are: Safe Use of Pesti...

Shipley College


Address: Victoria Road, Saltaire, West Yorkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

If your job involves the use of chemical pesticides, regulations will affect your working practices. Shipley College is running a series of courses covering all the relevant legislation and codes of practice that regulate the safe use and application of pesticides. The modules are: Safe Use of Pesti...



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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.



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

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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 ...



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.



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.



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...



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...



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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 ...



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

Duchy College


Address: Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Moreton Morrell College


Address: Moreton Morrell, Warwick, Warwickshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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.



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Scotland's Rural College


Address: University Avenue, Ayr, Ayrshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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