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Level 2 Technical Qualification in Agriculture

Agriculture & Agricultural Engineering
Agriculture & Agricultural Engineering
Agriculture & Agricultural Engineering
Agriculture & Agricultural Engineering

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 well supported through the use 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.

Course Duration:

Full Time

College Attendance:

1 year, full-time

Campus

Hadlow Campus

Course Content:

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

• Environment and land-based business
• Introduction to crop establishment
• Introduction to farm animal production
• Introduction to land-based machinery operations
• Participate in providing estate maintenance
• Undertake work-related experience in the land-based industries
• Functional skills/GCSE - English and maths

Assessment Method:

Students will be assessed throughout the course using assignments, projects, practical tests and external assessments. Students are encouraged to relate theory to practice in all assessments.

Entry Requirements:

You will need a minimum of four GCSEs C-D / 4-3 Grade or equivalent (Level 1 Diploma), which must include GCSE in English OR maths A-D / 9-3 Grade or equivalent.

Progression Routes:

Once completed students can progress onto a Level 3 qualification or enter the agricultural industry.

Specialist Equipment:

Steel toe-capped boots, wellington boots, waterproof clothing, Hadlow college t-shirt, jersey  and overalls.

 

Specialist Equipment Needed

In addition to standard college equipment, students will need steel toe-capped boots, wellington boots, waterproof clothing and a Hadlow College t-shirt and overalls.

Available Clothing

Agriculture Sweatshirt

Agriculture Polo Shirt

Agriculture Boiler Suit

Land-Based Technology Polo Shirt

Land-Based Technology Boiler Suit

Resources

  • 270 hectare fully functioning commercial farm with an additional 40 hectares of grazing land
  • 130 cow award-winning dairy herd with fully functioning dairy unit
  • 600 breeding sheep producing prime butcher's lamb
  • 2 commercial farm shops
  • Intensively managed grass leys, pastures and forage crop
  • Maize, wheat, oilseed rape and other crops grown on a commercial basis
  • Beef unit
  • Laboratories for soil, plant, and animal science

Please note that all programme specifications and course modules are subject to annual change.

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