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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Agriculture Level 2 Certificate

Level 2

Course code: F21D527
Type: Full Time
Duration: 1 year
Subject area: Apprenticeships,Horticulture
Location: Holme Lacy
Fee: Additional Costs - £185.00

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

Gain practical experience of tractor fieldwork, estate skills and a range of stock tasks, as well as being given an opportunity to visit relevant shows and exhibitions. You can gain certification in one of the following certificates of competence: telehandler, all- terrain vehicles, shearing or tractor driving. You will experience work in a range of agricultural areas through practical sessions on the College farm. This will be underpinned by your theoretical classroom work and backed up with relevant work experience in the industry.

Why choose us

Classroom-based learning is regularly linked with the tasks undertaken at our 230-hectare organic mixed college farm. The farm is well- equipped with machinery and runs a pedigree herd of Hereford cattle, a flock of Lleyn ewes and a large arable enterprise. This enables students to gain valuable practical skills and key underpinning knowledge in order to progress further in the industry. The College has strong links within the agricultural sector, with guest speakers and visits to local farms enhancing the learning experience.

What you could do next

Study options may include Level 3 Agriculture, Intermediate or Advanced Apprenticeship in Agriculture. Employment options may include agriculture and allied industries.

Popular modules

  • Machinery Operations

  • Farm Animal Production

  • Farm Estate Maintenance

  • Crop Husbandry

Assessment methods

Assessment will be via an exam, an externally marked assignment & an externally moderated assignment

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at Grade 3 or above (to include English, maths and science)