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Agriculture Certificate Level 2

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LOCATION & START DATE
Duchy College Rosewarne - 9 September 2024
LEVEL
Level 2 Levels Explained
DURATION
1 year
LEARNING AREA
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ATTENDANCE
Full-time

Agriculture Certificate Level 2

Agriculture is one of the oldest professions and arguably the most important industry in the world. Agriculture provides the growing global population with food, materials for clothing and even biofuels to keep machinery running. Modern agriculture is an industry with highly-mechanised processes, employment in this sector goes beyond farm workers and managers to engineers, consultants and scientists.

This is a full-time course for anyone who wants a broad introduction to the agricultural industry. Throughout the course you will develop skills and knowledge in a range of farming disciplines and technologies.

You can expect to develop a wide range of skills across the range of farm enterprises. You are also required to complete 150 hours of work experience as a core element of your study programme, providing invaluable exposure to the industry.

You will have access to the farm at Duchy College Rosewarne and Home Farm at Duchy College Stoke Climsland, as well as local industries which incorporate dairy herds, and other livestock production as well as crops production.

What you will learn

You will learn a wide range of farming skills, allowing you to gain a deeper understanding of how the farm really works as well as safe and effective working, animal production, crop husbandry, agronomy and soil health, the use of machinery, as well as plant and animal physiology. You will be learning sustainable agricultural practice. You will be managing an area of land at Rosewarne as part of crop production in a rotation plan and showing rare breeds.

Entry requirements

English or Math at grade 4 and the other at grade 3, plus 3 other GCSEs at grade 3 or above.

Work experience

You are required to complete 150 hours of work experience as a core element of your study programme, providing invaluable exposure to the industry.

Assessment

You will be assessed by in year coursework and practical assessments as well as end of year externally set exams and a synoptic assessment.

Progression

Progression routes include Level 3 Livestock apprenticeship, Level 3 Crops Technician Apprenticeship, Level 3 T-Level in Agriculture or employment. Careers in this industry include:

- General farm worker
- Farm management
- Agricultural research
- Dairy herd management
- Machinery operation
- Agricultural consultancy
- Agricultural sales
- Animal nutrition
- Agronomy
- Overseas development
- Agricultural contracting

Duchy College Rosewarne

Duchy College Rosewarne

This beautiful campus set just outside of Camborne has a rich history of national research and is cherished by students and staff. Whether its studying horticulture or animal care, the intimate community feel is the perfect learning environment. With a friendly and entertaining student hub, and the most passionate and dedicated team on hand to support the college experience, Duchy College Rosewarne is renowned for its student experience. Home to the most wonderful animals and plants, this is a truly unique and special place to have your #careercollege experience.


You will learn a wide range of farming skills, allowing you to gain a deeper understanding of how the farm really works as well as safe and effective working, animal production, crop husbandry, agronomy and soil health, the use of machinery, as well as plant and animal physiology. You will be learning sustainable agricultural practice. You will be managing an area of land at Rosewarne as part of crop production in a rotation plan and showing rare breeds.

English or Math at grade 4 and the other at grade 3, plus 3 other GCSEs at grade 3 or above.

You are required to complete 150 hours of work experience as a core element of your study programme, providing invaluable exposure to the industry.

You will be assessed by in year coursework and practical assessments as well as end of year externally set exams and a synoptic assessment.

Progression routes include Level 3 Livestock apprenticeship, Level 3 Crops Technician Apprenticeship, Level 3 T-Level in Agriculture or employment. Careers in this industry include: - General farm worker - Farm management - Agricultural research - Dairy herd management - Machinery operation - Agricultural consultancy - Agricultural sales - Animal nutrition - Agronomy - Overseas development - Agricultural contracting

Duchy College Rosewarne

Duchy College Rosewarne

This beautiful campus set just outside of Camborne has a rich history of national research and is cherished by students and staff. Whether its studying horticulture or animal care, the intimate community feel is the perfect learning environment. With a friendly and entertaining student hub, and the most passionate and dedicated team on hand to support the college experience, Duchy College Rosewarne is renowned for its student experience. Home to the most wonderful animals and plants, this is a truly unique and special place to have your #careercollege experience.


Dates & Locations

16-19
  • Location - Duchy College Rosewarne
  • Start Date - 9 September 2024
  • Tuition Fees: £0.00* - FREE for school leavers
            
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