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

Oaklands College


Address: Hatfield Road, St. Albans, Hertfordshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



The 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...



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

Shipley College


Address: Victoria Road, Saltaire, West Yorkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



Course Summary 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. Suitable For Those seeking or...

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

Course Summary 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. Suitable For Those seeking or...



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



This course will 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...



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 ...



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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...



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...



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



This Felling and Processing Trees Up To 380mm chainsaw course will further expand on your knowledge gained within the CS30 course (City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting). This course will take you onto felling trees up to 380mm in diameter, including performi...

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

This Felling and Processing Trees Up To 380mm chainsaw course will further expand on your knowledge gained within the CS30 course (City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting). This course will take you onto felling trees up to 380mm in diameter, including performi...



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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.



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Moulton College


Address: West Street, Moulton, Northamptonshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Berkshire College of Agriculture


Address: Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Moulton College


Address: West Street, Moulton, Northamptonshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Moulton College


Address: West Street, Moulton, Northamptonshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Northumberland College


Address: Kirkley Hall Campus, Ponteland, Northumberland


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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...



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 ...



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Moreton Morrell College


Address: Moreton Morrell, Warwick, Warwickshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This 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...



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

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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...



This practical course in horse care offers young people the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills required for jobs within the equine sector. The course is taught using the practical facilities at Enniskillen Campus.

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This practical course in horse care offers young people the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills required for jobs within the equine sector. The course is taught using the practical facilities at Enniskillen Campus.



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Berkshire College of Agriculture


Address: Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This course integrates applied equine research with the theory of managing and operating facilities within the equine industry. It will prepare you for management level careers in the equine and associated leisure industries. The collection of modules gives you a base of broad skills relevant to the...

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This course integrates applied equine research with the theory of managing and operating facilities within the equine industry. It will prepare you for management level careers in the equine and associated leisure industries. The collection of modules gives you a base of broad skills relevant to the...



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



This 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...



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



This 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...



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



First Aid at Work courses are essential because every workplace is required to make arrangements for someone becoming ill or injured at work, to ensure they meet the requirements of the Health and Safety Executive. Having qualified First Aiders at work covers the arrangements you should make to ensu...

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

First Aid at Work courses are essential because every workplace is required to make arrangements for someone becoming ill or injured at work, to ensure they meet the requirements of the Health and Safety Executive. Having qualified First Aiders at work covers the arrangements you should make to ensu...



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...



Introducing basic beef husbandry which will cover selecting breeds and young stock, legislation of ownership and movement, health, welfare and nutrition of beef cattle and safe handling. Practical sessions, relevant knowledge and expert advice make up this one day course.

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

Introducing basic beef husbandry which will cover selecting breeds and young stock, legislation of ownership and movement, health, welfare and nutrition of beef cattle and safe handling. Practical sessions, relevant knowledge and expert advice make up this one day course.



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...



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 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,...



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Duchy College


Address: Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



This course is for anyone who would like an introduction to the agriculture industry. It is suitable for pre-16s, school leavers, or adults looking for either progression or a change in career. You will study tractor driving, estate maintenance, functional skills and an introduction to farm anima...

Northumberland College


Address: Kirkley Hall Campus, Ponteland, Northumberland


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course is for anyone who would like an introduction to the agriculture industry. It is suitable for pre-16s, school leavers, or adults looking for either progression or a change in career. You will study tractor driving, estate maintenance, functional skills and an introduction to farm anima...



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This 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...



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

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This 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...



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Chichester College


Address: Westgate Fields, Chichester, West Sussex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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...



Do you long to find out why animals behave the way they do and what this can tell us about their welfare? Do you care passionately about the welfare of animals but realise that applying scientific principles is likely to achieve better results than responding in a purely emotional way? Then this cou...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Do you long to find out why animals behave the way they do and what this can tell us about their welfare? Do you care passionately about the welfare of animals but realise that applying scientific principles is likely to achieve better results than responding in a purely emotional way? Then this cou...



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 ...



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

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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 ...



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.



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

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



Developments in the rural economy have placed increased emphasis on conservation, biodiversity and the aesthetic appeal of the countryside. Highly skilled people who can reconcile the conflict between commercial food production and environmental considerations are in constant demand. This course bri...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

Developments in the rural economy have placed increased emphasis on conservation, biodiversity and the aesthetic appeal of the countryside. Highly skilled people who can reconcile the conflict between commercial food production and environmental considerations are in constant demand. This course bri...



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...



NPTC Safe Use of Pesticides PA2

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

NPTC Safe Use of Pesticides PA2



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

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



This course 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).



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This course will give you comprehensive training in modern environmental management techniques and will introduce you to key concepts of biodiversity, sustainability, ecology and environmental systems.  You will develop a broad understanding of the scientific principles needed to effectivel...

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This course will give you comprehensive training in modern environmental management techniques and will introduce you to key concepts of biodiversity, sustainability, ecology and environmental systems.  You will develop a broad understanding of the scientific principles needed to effectivel...



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

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This course provides you with an excellent foundation to start your career in agriculture. It’s ideal whether you come from a farming background or not. You’ll be involved in the day-to-day practical work on farms, learning diverse farming practices....

Reaseheath College


Address: Nantwich, Cheshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course provides you with an excellent foundation to start your career in agriculture. It’s ideal whether you come from a farming background or not. You’ll be involved in the day-to-day practical work on farms, learning diverse farming practices....



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...



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This 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...



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

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Bishop Burton College


Address: York Road, Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Aberystwyth University


Address: Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This degree is cognate with the Land Pathway through the RICS Assessment of Technical Competency leading to assosciate RICS membership. In many respects it mirrors BSc REALM but has its own specialisms in utility wayleave and easement negotiations, and estate agency office practice. 

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This degree is cognate with the Land Pathway through the RICS Assessment of Technical Competency leading to assosciate RICS membership. In many respects it mirrors BSc REALM but has its own specialisms in utility wayleave and easement negotiations, and estate agency office practice. 



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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.



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

Moulton College


Address: West Street, Moulton, Northamptonshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



The agriculture programme at Duchy College is designed for those who would like to widen their knowledge of the agricultural industry with a view to managing agricultural operations after graduation. The course provides a thorough understanding of modern farming production systems and an in-depth kn...

Duchy College


Address: Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

The agriculture programme at Duchy College is designed for those who would like to widen their knowledge of the agricultural industry with a view to managing agricultural operations after graduation. The course provides a thorough understanding of modern farming production systems and an in-depth kn...



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

Royal Agricultural University


Address: Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



This course 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.



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Moulton College


Address: West Street, Moulton, Northamptonshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This 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 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...



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

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Wiltshire College


Address: Lacock, Chippenham, Wiltshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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...



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: ...



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...



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...



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

Duchy College


Address: Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



This course will give you foundation knowledge and skills in growing crops, working with a beef herd, pig and sheep production units and in our dairy, driving tractors and using other agricultural machinery. You will also learn about grassland and forage production, caring for farm animals, main...

Wiltshire College


Address: Lacock, Chippenham, Wiltshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course will give you foundation knowledge and skills in growing crops, working with a beef herd, pig and sheep production units and in our dairy, driving tractors and using other agricultural machinery. You will also learn about grassland and forage production, caring for farm animals, main...



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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...



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...



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

Queen's University, Belfast


Address: University Road, Belfast, Antrim


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



This one day 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...



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

Scotland's Rural College


Address: University Avenue, Ayr, Ayrshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



This is a flexible one year level three Subsidiary Diploma qualification which can be studied either as a stand-alone course or can be combined with a further 6 subjects to make up a broader Diploma or 12 subjects for an Extended Diploma in general Agriculture. The course is for those who wish to en...

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This is a flexible one year level three Subsidiary Diploma qualification which can be studied either as a stand-alone course or can be combined with a further 6 subjects to make up a broader Diploma or 12 subjects for an Extended Diploma in general Agriculture. The course is for those who wish to en...



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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...



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...



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



This course introduces students to working with livestock, machinery and crops; the programme provides a useful background to the agricultural industry and demonstrates the variety of different career paths that exist. This course is designed specially for the more practical minded as there is an em...

Writtle University College


Address: Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelsmford, Essex


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This course introduces students to working with livestock, machinery and crops; the programme provides a useful background to the agricultural industry and demonstrates the variety of different career paths that exist. This course is designed specially for the more practical minded as there is an em...



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...



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...



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 ...



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

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

South Staffordshire College


Address: Penkridge, Staffordshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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.



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...



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

Easton & Otley College


Address: Bawburgh Rd, Easton, Norwich, Norfolk


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



The 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...



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 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...



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

Kingston Maurward College


Address: Dorchester, Dorset


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



At our York Campus the Level 3 Diploma in Countryside Management allows students to either select a specialist Gamekeeping route or a Countryside Management route, while at Newcastle just the Countryside Management route is available. Study modern gamekeeping (lowland and upland) alongside wildli...

Askham Bryan College


Address: Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

At our York Campus the Level 3 Diploma in Countryside Management allows students to either select a specialist Gamekeeping route or a Countryside Management route, while at Newcastle just the Countryside Management route is available. Study modern gamekeeping (lowland and upland) alongside wildli...



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

Reaseheath College


Address: Nantwich, Cheshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Reaseheath College


Address: Nantwich, Cheshire


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



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

Aberdeen University


Address: Zoology Building, Tillydrone Avenue, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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.



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

Chichester College


Address: Westgate Fields, Chichester, West Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This course will provide you with high-quality, advanced skills and knowledge in sustainable crop, livestock and land management. You will gain practical skills on our college farm combined with advanced scientific, technical and business enterprise skills which are key components of the course. You...

Shuttleworth College


Address: Old Warden Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

This course will provide you with high-quality, advanced skills and knowledge in sustainable crop, livestock and land management. You will gain practical skills on our college farm combined with advanced scientific, technical and business enterprise skills which are key components of the course. You...



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

Duchy College


Address: Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



This course places an emphasis on practical skills development. Students attend class one day per week with the other four days being spent on the work experience provider’s farm. Students may also be required to attend block release classes at Greenmount Campus in the first year to comple...

CAFRE


Address: 22 Greenmount Rd, Muckamore, Antrim


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This course places an emphasis on practical skills development. Students attend class one day per week with the other four days being spent on the work experience provider’s farm. Students may also be required to attend block release classes at Greenmount Campus in the first year to comple...



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

Moreton Morrell College


Address: Moreton Morrell, Warwick, Warwickshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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



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...



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

Brooksby Melton College


Address: Brooksby, Leicestershire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



This programme will develop your practical skills in the workplace and you will be involved in information gathering and decision making to prepare you for a supervisory role in your future career.

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

This programme will develop your practical skills in the workplace and you will be involved in information gathering and decision making to prepare you for a supervisory role in your future career.



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 ...



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 ...



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

Harper Adams University


Address: Edgmond, Shropshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



This 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.



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

Hartpury College


Address: Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

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