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

Royal Agricultural University


Address: Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



This engaging and vocational two year course allows you to learn and develop key knowledge about ecology, the environment, and wildlife conservation within a working estate. It will provide you with a unique experience in practical wildlife conservation and management in a host of different habitats...

Nottingham Trent University


Address: Nottingham Trent University, Brackenhurst Campus, Southwell, NG25 0QF, Nottinghamshire


Course Type: Diplomas


Short Description:

This engaging and vocational two year course allows you to learn and develop key knowledge about ecology, the environment, and wildlife conservation within a working estate. It will provide you with a unique experience in practical wildlife conservation and management in a host of different habitats...



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



Over the course of 12 to 18 months you will spend one day every two weeks during term time in college, where you will study a range of subjects including riding and exercising, feeding and welfare, maintaining effective working relationships, health and safety with horses and employer rights and res...

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

Over the course of 12 to 18 months you will spend one day every two weeks during term time in college, where you will study a range of subjects including riding and exercising, feeding and welfare, maintaining effective working relationships, health and safety with horses and employer rights and res...



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

Myerscough College


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


Course Type: Apprenticeships


Short Description:

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



By studying international agricultural science at The University of Nottingham, you can specialise in agricultural and business modules from day one. Uniquely, you will spend your second year studying in Sydney and apply your learning directly to the Australian environment. In addition, you will ...

University of Nottingham


Address: The University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

By studying international agricultural science at The University of Nottingham, you can specialise in agricultural and business modules from day one. Uniquely, you will spend your second year studying in Sydney and apply your learning directly to the Australian environment. In addition, you will ...



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...



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

Royal Agricultural University


Address: Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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

Royal Agricultural University


Address: Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire


Course Type: Degree


Short Description:

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



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 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...



A two day course with theory and practical elements which is designed to give learners the theory around the routine management of the ewe pre lambing and over the lambing period. Common presentations and routine stock tasks are covered within the theory session before moving onto hands on experienc...

Berkshire College of Agriculture


Address: Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

A two day course with theory and practical elements which is designed to give learners the theory around the routine management of the ewe pre lambing and over the lambing period. Common presentations and routine stock tasks are covered within the theory session before moving onto hands on experienc...



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

Bicton College


Address: Bicton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Bridgwater College


Address: Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



This course 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.



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

Hadlow College


Address: Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Sparsholt College Hampshire


Address: Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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

Plumpton College


Address: Ditchling Road, near Lewes, East Sussex


Course Type: Short Course


Short Description:

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



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...

Bedford College


Address: Bedford College, Cauldwell Street, Bedford, 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...



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...