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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Agriculture – Level 2 Technical Certificate

Level 2

Course code: M06D101
Type: Full Time, A Level & T Level > Full Time
Duration: 1 year
Subject area: Agriculture,Apprenticeships
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

* 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

On our commercial farm you will develop the practical skills, knowledge and behaviours to help you take a step closer to working in the industry or further education. You will gain knowledge in the fundamentals of agriculture including livestock, crop and machinery work and you will develop industry skills and behaviours.

What qualification will I gain?

City and Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate in Agriculture

Why choose us

The course develops your skills, confidence and knowledge in a friendly and welcoming environment. Our specialist resources and staff will help you gain valuable experience, knowledge and understanding of machinery, livestock and crops along with the essentials of soil and plant science. The programme includes trips, visits, guest speakers, farm duties and a short industry placement.

What you could do next

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Agriculture, Animal or Equine Management or apprenticeships. Employment options include assistant farm worker, herdsperson, shepherd or shepherdess, agricultural machinery operator.

Popular modules

  • Agricultural Power units &Machinery Operations

  • Crop Husbandry

  • Farm Animal Production

  • Farm Estate Maintenance

Assessment methods

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

Entry requirements

A minimum of four GSCEs at grade 3, including English and maths or successful completion of a related Level 1 qualification and good progress with English and maths.