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Agriculture (Level 2)

Key course information

Agriculture

02/09/2021

1 year

Full Time

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Course Overview


There is no better place to study Agriculture than Lackham, with an incredible range of industry-level resources at your fingertips and a wealth of expertise. The College’s campus for land-based study is home to several working farms and land-based engineering workshops, which make the perfect classroom for hands-on learning. You’ll combine academic study with practical skills and routine duties to build your confidence, develop your knowledge and begin a rewarding career in agriculture.


students and lecturer working on a harvester
cow eating with student in the background
one female and three male agriculture students
male agriculture students with sheep
students and lecturer working on a harvester
cow eating with student in the background
one female and three male agriculture students
male agriculture students with sheep

What will I learn?


"With several farms used for teaching, a fleet of new tractors and a full range of industry equipment and machinery, the skills you’ll learn on this course will give you real industry experience and a solid foundation to build on. You’ll gain knowledge and skills in growing crops, working with livestock, driving tractors and using other agricultural machinery. College farm enterprises include sheep, dairy, pigs, beef and arable cropping, and as an agriculture student, you will be involved in them all. You’ll have the opportunity to specialise and develop your skills throughout the course, tailoring your learning to your ambitions.

Entry Requirements


4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above including English, Maths and Science (or equivalent).

Demonstrate a positive and responsible attitude towards working within the Agricultural sector.

Interviewed if required

Study, Assessment and Qualifications


City & Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate in Agriculture.

An Industry Placement is a fundamental part of this course. An Industry Placement gives you the opportunity to gain valuable skills and experience for your future. You will be supported throughout your placement by our dedicated Work Placement Team.

Assessment is through written, practical and industry-based assessments.

Additional Costs and Information


An Industry Placement is a fundamental part of this course, giving you the opportunity to gain valuable skills and experience for your future. You will be supported throughout your placement by our dedicated Work Placement Team.

You will also be required to supply your own protective clothing, i.e. overalls, gloves, safety wellington boots or steel toe-capped work boots. Practical clothing is available to purchase from the online College shop which MUST be worn during all practical sessions.

What Could I Do Next?

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

Level 3 Diploma in AgricultureLevel 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Agriculture

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