Level 3 Technical Qualification in Agricultural Engineering

Level 3 Technical Qualification in Agricultural Engineering

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 the workshop and machinery training yard.

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.

On completion of this qualification you will have the knowledge and skills to enter the Agricultural engineering industry. Former students who have left have worked as workshop engineers, Farm fitters, Machinery contractors, Main dealership technicians and self-employed mechanics. The options are endless, and if you have enjoyed the education, this qualification will allow you to progress onto higher qualification including BSc (Hons) Agriculture here at Hadlow.

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

• Academic study skills
• Work experience
• Functional skills/GCSE - English and maths

Year 1

• Introductory award in employability skills
• Thermal joining and cutting processes
• Service & repair engines & components
• Mechanical power transmission systems
• Health, safety & welfare in the workplace
• Service & repair hydraulic systems & components
• Land-based vehicle chassis systems
• Land-based workshop practice
• Service & repair suspension systems
• Land-based machinery operations

Year 2

• Customer care within land-based engineering operation
• Service & repair electrical systems
• Inspect & test land-based machinery & equipment
• Repair process & materials technology
• Groundcare equipment
• Investigative Project
• Land-based workshop practice
• Monitor the handover & installation of land-based equipment
• Business planning and improvement in the land-based sector
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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

    City & Guilds of London Institute

Entry requirements

90 Technical Diploma - (1 year)
Minimum of 4 GCSEs grades A*- C / 9 - 4 or equivalent (Level 2 Diploma), which must include GCSEs in English AND maths A*- C / 9 – 4 Grade or equivalent (Level 2 Functional Skills).

180 Technical Diploma - (2 years)
Minimum of 4 GCSEs grades A*- C / 9 - 4 or equivalent (Level 2 Diploma), which must include GCSEs in English AND maths A*- C / 9 – 4 Grade or equivalent (Level 2 Functional Skills) plus a Science A*- C / 9 – 4 Grade.