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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Agriculture City & Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma

Level 3

Course code: M06D103
Type: Full Time, A Level & T Level
Duration: 2 years
Subject area: Apprenticeships,Horticulture
Location: Walford
Additional Costs - £60.00

This charge identified is applicable to learners aged 16-18 who qualify for funding. Learners aged 19+ will have to pay this charge and possibly tuition and exam fees. This will depend on the course and any prior qualifications. For further information, please refer to the fees page of our website https://hlnsc.ac.uk/fees/fees-guidance/

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

This programme will help prepare you for the innovative agriculture industry and give you the advanced knowledge, skills and behaviours you will need to progress into work or Higher Education. The programme is equivalent to up to 3 A Levels and up to 168 UCAS points.

What qualification will I gain?

City and Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Agriculture

Why choose us

The course develops your skills, confidence and knowledge in a friendly and welcoming environment. Our commercial farm and specialist staff will help you gain valuable knowledge, experience and confidence with livestock, dairy work, crop husbandry, business management and science. Students gain additional tickets and undertake farm duties and industry placement.

What you could do next

Higher Education, Foundation Degree/BSc (Hons) Agriculture or related degree options and advanced apprenticeship. Employment options may include senior herdsperson/ stockperson, agricultural technician, assistant farm manager, machinery and technology specialist.

Popular modules

  • Nutrition and Breeding

  • Livestock Health and Husbandry

  • Crop and Grassland Husbandry and Production

  • Dairy Management and Husbandry

Assessment methods

Assessment will be via External exam, synoptic assignment & written assignments

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSE grade 4 (C) or above, incl. Science, Maths & English or Merit grade or above in a Level 2 Diploma