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Level 2 Award, Certificate or Diploma in Work-Based Agriculture (Crop Production)

Formerly known as an NVQ, and taking place in the workplace at a suitable time arranged with your assessor, this course develops the essential skills and knowledge required to work within the crop production industry. You will gain a solid understanding of the issues surrounding successful crop production.

Course Duration:

Full Time

Course Content:

  • Monitoring and maintaining health and safety
  • Maintain and develop personal performance
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Prepare and cultivate sites ready for planting crops
  • Maintain the healthy growth of crops
  • Prepare and operate a tractor with attachments
  • Maintain equipment and machines

Plus optional units relevant to the industry within which the candidate works.

Assessment Method:

Diploma: Portfolio of evidence and practical assessment.

Intermediate apprenticeship: portfolio of evidence, practical assessment and underpinning knowledge test

Entry Requirements:

Students must be employed or in a one year work placement within the industry.

Progression Routes:

Successful students can progress their career with their employer.

Apprenticeships

We offer intermediate apprenticeships, advanced apprenticeships and fee-paying routes into agriculture and horticulture. These qualifications, whch are recongised by Lantra, can be tailored to suit the employer and their needs. Apprenticeships are available to students in suitable employment who are aged between 16-18 years old (fully funded) or 19-24 years old (with an employer contribution towards the cost of tuition).

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

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