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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...



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...



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This 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.



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...



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

Moulton College


Address: West Street, Moulton, Northamptonshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Scotland's Rural College


Address: University Avenue, Ayr, Ayrshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This is a great opportunity to study towards a level 2 qualification whilst gaining working and gaining valuable experience in a farm environment. A mixed farming pathway available, which offers flexibility for all apprentices. You will need to hold level 1 functional skills in maths and Englis...

Chichester College


Address: Westgate Fields, Chichester, West Sussex


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This is a great opportunity to study towards a level 2 qualification whilst gaining working and gaining valuable experience in a farm environment. A mixed farming pathway available, which offers flexibility for all apprentices. You will need to hold level 1 functional skills in maths and Englis...



This programme covers a range of CropProduction 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 a more senior ...

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This programme covers a range of CropProduction 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 a more senior ...



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 ...



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

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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...



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 ...



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...



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 ...



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...



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

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



This 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...



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

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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.



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 ...



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

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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...



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

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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 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 ...



Feeding a growing world population from a finite area of land with fewer inputs is a major challenge. Agriculture therefore needs to use precision technology to apply inputs in the right quantity where they are needed, without polluting the environment. New for 2016, this programme gives stude...

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Feeding a growing world population from a finite area of land with fewer inputs is a major challenge. Agriculture therefore needs to use precision technology to apply inputs in the right quantity where they are needed, without polluting the environment. New for 2016, this programme gives stude...



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

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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...



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...



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...



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

Reading University


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Scotland's Rural College


Address: University Avenue, Ayr, Ayrshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Duchy College


Address: Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Moulton College


Address: West Street, Moulton, Northamptonshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This course 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...



Designed for the complete beginner, this one-day course examines the different techniques used when caring for poultry.  You will discover how to handle and health-check your birds as well as the nutritional requirements, housing requirements and legislation surrounding the welfare of poultry.&...

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Designed for the complete beginner, this one-day course examines the different techniques used when caring for poultry.  You will discover how to handle and health-check your birds as well as the nutritional requirements, housing requirements and legislation surrounding the welfare of poultry.&...



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...



Level 1 Land-Based Studies in Agriculture is a foundation programme aimed at individuals with a keen interest in the land-based sector and a desire to develop transferable skills to further progression and career ambitions. You’ll have the opportunity to develop your confidence, knowledge and ...

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Level 1 Land-Based Studies in Agriculture is a foundation programme aimed at individuals with a keen interest in the land-based sector and a desire to develop transferable skills to further progression and career ambitions. You’ll have the opportunity to develop your confidence, knowledge and ...



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

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



A practical course to develop your driving skills for sit-astride quad bikes / All Terrain Vehicles (ATV). Designed for semi-experienced drivers and those with little or no ATV driving experience. A driving assessment is organised for the third day. Further Sit-in ATV (e.g. Mule/RTV) training is ava...

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

A practical course to develop your driving skills for sit-astride quad bikes / All Terrain Vehicles (ATV). Designed for semi-experienced drivers and those with little or no ATV driving experience. A driving assessment is organised for the third day. Further Sit-in ATV (e.g. Mule/RTV) training is ava...



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.



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...



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...



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

Newcastle University


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



This comprehensive course is designed for students who like working with trees and wish to pursue a career in the forestry industry. You will benefit from industry-experienced tutors, learn about the environmental importance of trees and carry out remedial and preventative pruning.

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This comprehensive course is designed for students who like working with trees and wish to pursue a career in the forestry industry. You will benefit from industry-experienced tutors, learn about the environmental importance of trees and carry out remedial and preventative pruning.



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This advanced level course will give you an excellent grounding in agriculture and linked industries. You’ll benefit from the excellent facilities on campus and get hands on experience working on Hartpury’s Home Farm. You’ll also complete a work placement as part of the course. ...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This advanced level course will give you an excellent grounding in agriculture and linked industries. You’ll benefit from the excellent facilities on campus and get hands on experience working on Hartpury’s Home Farm. You’ll also complete a work placement as part of the course. ...



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.



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...



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

Northumberland College


Address: Kirkley Hall Campus, Ponteland, Northumberland


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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...



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 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...



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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.



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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...



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...



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

Berkshire College of Agriculture


Address: Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This 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...



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



This 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 ...



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

Reaseheath College


Address: Nantwich, Cheshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



Covers a wide range of material related to Landbased Engineering and Mechanisation, which includes: operating, repairing and maintenance of vehicles such as tractors, combines, ATVs and 4x4 utility vehicles. Additional courses are offered which lead to industry recognised qualifications in a range o...

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Covers a wide range of material related to Landbased Engineering and Mechanisation, which includes: operating, repairing and maintenance of vehicles such as tractors, combines, ATVs and 4x4 utility vehicles. Additional courses are offered which lead to industry recognised qualifications in a range o...



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

Moreton Morrell College


Address: Moreton Morrell, Warwick, Warwickshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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.



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...



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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...



Learn the basic skills, knowledge and understanding of working in agriculture and the countryside and prepare for employment or progression to a more advanced course, or an apprenticeship. Kingston Maurward offers the ideal environment for students to develop agriculture and countryside skills a...

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Learn the basic skills, knowledge and understanding of working in agriculture and the countryside and prepare for employment or progression to a more advanced course, or an apprenticeship. Kingston Maurward offers the ideal environment for students to develop agriculture and countryside skills a...



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



The 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...



The agri-food chain is one of the world's largest industries. It involves the delivery of products from farms to worldwide markets. If you want a career in international business, this sector offers a wide range of opportunities, such as: food markets and marketing retail manag...

Newcastle University


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The agri-food chain is one of the world's largest industries. It involves the delivery of products from farms to worldwide markets. If you want a career in international business, this sector offers a wide range of opportunities, such as: food markets and marketing retail manag...



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...



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

Oaklands College


Address: Hatfield Road, St. Albans, Hertfordshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This course 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...



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...



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...



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 ...



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



The 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...



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...



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Moulton College


Address: West Street, Moulton, Northamptonshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



Learners will have to gain the agreement and support of the employer. Learners are allocated an assessor who will visit them on farm to co-ordinate the training and arrange for assessments of competence to be undertaken. This is an on-farm work-based programme. This programme covers areas s...

Scotland's Rural College


Address: University Avenue, Ayr, Ayrshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

Learners will have to gain the agreement and support of the employer. Learners are allocated an assessor who will visit them on farm to co-ordinate the training and arrange for assessments of competence to be undertaken. This is an on-farm work-based programme. This programme covers areas s...



This is a new BTEC course that has replaced the First Diploma Agriculture as a level 2 introductory course in order to fit the new National Qualifications and Credit Framework This is a broad based agricultural course which incorporates the student completing work experience one day a week on a farm...

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 Agriculture as a level 2 introductory course in order to fit the new National Qualifications and Credit Framework This is a broad based agricultural course which incorporates the student completing work experience one day a week on a farm...



Aimed at individuals who wish to progress into a role of Service Technician. You will look at the basic workings of landbased machinery such as Land Rovers, 4x4s, quad bikes and tractors. Assessment is by a mixture of assignments, practical tests and on-line assessments.  Course content inc...

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Aimed at individuals who wish to progress into a role of Service Technician. You will look at the basic workings of landbased machinery such as Land Rovers, 4x4s, quad bikes and tractors. Assessment is by a mixture of assignments, practical tests and on-line assessments.  Course content inc...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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 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...



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

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Moreton Morrell College


Address: Moreton Morrell, Warwick, Warwickshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This well-established qualification is recognised by the industry as demonstrating the technical capability to work in the land-based technology and agricultural engineering sectors. Course themes include service and repair of various types of land-based equipment, applying mechanical principles,...

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This well-established qualification is recognised by the industry as demonstrating the technical capability to work in the land-based technology and agricultural engineering sectors. Course themes include service and repair of various types of land-based equipment, applying mechanical principles,...



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

Oaklands College


Address: Hatfield Road, St. Albans, Hertfordshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Scotland's Rural College


Address: University Avenue, Ayr, Ayrshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



This 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,...



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

Duchy College


Address: Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



This course ideally follows on from soft cheese making, but can be taken as a stand-alone course, and will guide you through the production processes associated with cheddar and crumbly cheese types.

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course ideally follows on from soft cheese making, but can be taken as a stand-alone course, and will guide you through the production processes associated with cheddar and crumbly cheese types.



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Queen's University, Belfast


Address: University Road, Belfast, Antrim


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Queen's University, Belfast


Address: University Road, Belfast, Antrim


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



Farms and rural businesses depend increasingly on scientific and technical support as they seek ways to improve their efficiency, diversify into new enterprises and meet required standards for animal welfare, food quality, pollution control and environmental protection. The industry needs well-tr...

Scotland's Rural College


Address: University Avenue, Ayr, Ayrshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

Farms and rural businesses depend increasingly on scientific and technical support as they seek ways to improve their efficiency, diversify into new enterprises and meet required standards for animal welfare, food quality, pollution control and environmental protection. The industry needs well-tr...



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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...



BCA’s Agriculture programmes are designed to meet industry needs whilst developing students’ knowledge base and practical skills in livestock, arable and agricultural machinery. This course will provide the opportunity for those who want to work within the Agricultural industry to obtain...

Berkshire College of Agriculture


Address: Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

BCA’s Agriculture programmes are designed to meet industry needs whilst developing students’ knowledge base and practical skills in livestock, arable and agricultural machinery. This course will provide the opportunity for those who want to work within the Agricultural industry to obtain...



This course is 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 ...



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This course covers the safe use and basic maintenance of front end loaders in preparation for NPTC test (not included).

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course covers the safe use and basic maintenance of front end loaders in preparation for NPTC test (not included).



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...



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This one year course offers an opportunity to those students with less practical experience or lower entry grades. You have the opportunity to gain experience in our workshop facilities or with our range of modern tractors and equipment.  There will be opportunities through the academic year...

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This one year course offers an opportunity to those students with less practical experience or lower entry grades. You have the opportunity to gain experience in our workshop facilities or with our range of modern tractors and equipment.  There will be opportunities through the academic year...



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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...



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...



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.



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

Kirklees College


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


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Royal Agricultural University


Address: Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Reading University


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Greenwich University


Address: Central Avenue, Chatham, Medway, Kent


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This course is for the professional user or anyone who requires the National Proficiency Test Council (NPTC) Certificate in the Safe Use of Pesticides and is a pre-requisite of progressing to the other FEPA modules. In accordance with the Food and Environment Protection Act (FEPA) regulations (1985)...

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This course is for the professional user or anyone who requires the National Proficiency Test Council (NPTC) Certificate in the Safe Use of Pesticides and is a pre-requisite of progressing to the other FEPA modules. In accordance with the Food and Environment Protection Act (FEPA) regulations (1985)...



This 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...



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Royal Agricultural University


Address: Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Greenwich University


Address: Central Avenue, Chatham, Medway, Kent


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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.



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Royal Agricultural University


Address: Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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.



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

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This 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 ...



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Chichester College


Address: Westgate Fields, Chichester, West Sussex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This course 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