Level 3 Technical Qualification in Agriculture

Level 3 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.

Students will be assessed throughout the course using assignments, projects, practical tests, exams and external assessments.

Students are encouraged to relate theory to practice in all assessments.

Completion of this qualification will allow you to progress onto Apprenticeships or a higher qualification including HND, BSc (Hons) International Agriculture or BSc (Hons) Agriculture at Hadlow College.

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

Year 1

• Introductory award in employability skills
• Professional working responsibilities
• Plant and soil science
• Work experience in the land-based sector
• Estate skills
• Farm livestock husbandry
• Land-based machinery operations
• Managing environmental activities in agriculture
• Academic study skills

Year 2

• Introductory award in employability skills
• Professional working responsibilities
• Plant and soil science
• Work experience in the land-based sector
• Estate skills
• Farm livestock husbandry
• Land-based machinery operations
• Managing environmental activities in agriculture
• Academic study skills
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FEES EXPLAINED
  • LOCATION

    Hadlow Campus

  • 2 Years

    Full time

  • free for 16-18 year olds

  • 19+ FEES

    £8,000.00

  • Awarding body

    Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)

Entry requirements

You will need a minimum of five GCSEs grades A*-C / 9-4 or equivalent (Level 2 Diploma), which must include GCSEs in English AND maths A*-C / 9-4 Grade. For those students who achieve four GCSEs A*-C/9-4, there is the option of a one year Diploma. Achievement of this at Merit or Distinction will allow progression onto the second year.