Agriculture (Level 2 Technical Certificate) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

Agriculture (Level 2 Technical Certificate) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

Subject Area: Agriculture Suffolk Rural (Otley)

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Course Information

  • Start Date: Sep, 2020
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: 145608
  • Entry Requirements

    GCSEs Grade 1-3 (D-G) or above, to include English and Maths at 3 (D); or

    Level 1 qualification at Merit/Distinction (including English and Maths at 3 (D) or above).

    Course Overview

    This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus.

    Primarily aimed at post- Year 11 students, this course provides a good introduction into agriculture and related industries, including machinery, crops and livestock husbandry.

    Assessment is by a combination of assignments, practical tests, and class presentations.

    All students who have not achieved a grade 4 or above in GCSE English and/or maths will need to study these subjects alongside their chosen qualification.

    Course Highlights

    • Work experience
    • Environmental and landbased business
    • Introduction to farm animal production
    • Introduction to landbased machinery operations
    • Assist with agricultural crop production
    • Estate maintenance

    Next Steps

    Normally dependent on the outcome/profile of Grades achieved, and routes could be:

    • Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Agriculture
    • Apprenticeship
    • Employment

    Tuition Costs

    No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2020.

    For all students aged 19+ fees will be published at a later date.

    For details regarding fee remission, please visit our Tuition Fees page.