Level 2 Technical Qualification in Agriculture

Level 2 Technical Qualification in Agriculture

Location

Hadlow Campus

Start Date

07/09/2020

This course has a mixture of practical and theory and is delivered making use of the excellent Agricultural facilities including farms, dairy and workshops.

Students are able to access a range of additional learning support, based on need and are well supported through the use of virtual learning resources. A range of employability skills will be developed whilst on the course including practical skills, communication, and land-based specific knowledge, and development of ICT skills. Students will also get the opportunity to carry out work experience on external placements and internal duties.

Students will be assessed throughout the course using assignments, projects, practical tests and external assessments. Students are encouraged to relate theory to practice in all assessments.

Once completed students can progress onto a Level 3 qualification or enter the agricultural industry.

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The following are examples of some of the topics students can expect to study within the course:

• Introduction to working in land-based industries
• Introduction to plant and soil science
• Agriculture work placement
• Machinery operations in agriculture
• Livestock husbandry
• Crop production
• Farming and agricultural estate maintenance
• Academic study skills
FEES EXPLAINED
  • LOCATION

    Hadlow Campus

  • 1 Year

    Full time

  • free for 16-18 year olds

  • 19+ FEES

    £1,575.00

  • Awarding body

    Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)

Entry requirements

Minimum of 4 GCSEs C - D / 4 - 3 Grade or equivalent (Level 1 Diploma), which must include GCSE in English OR maths A - D / 9 - 3 Grade or equivalent.