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Level 3

T Level in Agriculture, Land Management and Livestock Production

COURSE OVERVIEW

This is a broad ranging 2-year course in agriculture for people looking for a career in this vitally important industry.

The course runs for 4 days per week with one day compulsory work experience on a commercial farm.

Classrooms are based at our college farm where you will learn in the classroom one minutes then be on the farmyard verifying the learning the next, we have specialist growing areas where you will learn about different arable crops, grasses, forage crops and how they grow, plus different soil types and how organic matter improved soils, we have specialist areas where you will be taught estate skills to include fencing, erecting gates, habitat management, you will drive modern machinery performing field operations to include ploughing, power harrowing, drilling and more.

You will be taught all the husbandry skills you will need for dairy, sheep and pigs to include milking, husbandry tasks, vaccinations, calving, lambing, lambing stock tasks, grading, shearing and many more.

Included with the traditional units you will also study sustainability, environmental legislation, sustainable development, climate change and waste management principles the principles of biosecurity and the supply chain and principles of stock management.

This course will give you a solid understanding of the agricultural industry and allow you to progress to study at universities such as Harper Adams and The Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester or go into work. The course provides outstanding knowledge and experiences of agricultural theories and practices, all taught on the college farm.

Agricultural students are eligible for the college Learning Support Grant of £1100 per year and the NFU educational trust fund which regularly sponsor students between £750 to £1500 per year.

Students will have the opportunity to gain commercial tickets like telehandler, quad bike, PA1, plus more

FURTHER INFORMATION

What
are the entry requirements

5
GCSE’s at 4 or above to include Maths, English Language and Science.

You
will also need to attend an interview with our Programme leader

Applicants
will benefit from having some agricultural experience, but not essential.

Age:
You will need to be aged between 16 -; 18 at the start of the
qualification.

Functional skills level 2 English as an entry requirement will be considered on an individual basis.

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Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.

HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS

Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2

Apply

Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.

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