City & Guilds Advanced National Certificate Agriculture

Reaseheath College
In Nantwich

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Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Location Nantwich
Duration 2 Years
  • Vocational qualification
  • Nantwich
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

NB: This course has a dairy herd management or mixed farming option. A one year full-time or two year part-time course which combines sound agricultural understanding with technical skills, building on the experience and knowledge you have already.

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Nantwich
Reaseheath, CW5 6DF, Cheshire, England
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Starts On request
Location
Nantwich
Reaseheath, CW5 6DF, Cheshire, England
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· Requirements

City & Guilds National Certificate or NVQ Level 2 Practical farm experience is essential Career changers welcome

Course programme

City & Guilds Advanced National Certificate Agriculture

Introduction
NB: This course has a dairy herd management or mixed farming option.
A one year full-time or two year part-time course which combines sound agricultural understanding with technical skills, building on the experience and knowledge you have already.

About the course
Reaseheath has a national and long established reputation for delivering excellent dairy herd management courses and our students are always in demand. Having the Genus MOET herd onsite gives students the opportunity to work with the premier genetic merit herd in the UK. If you are considering our mixed farming option, you will also work with our commercial sheep and pig enterprises and on arable production.
This course aims to provide a full range of practical understanding - from animal health through to the production of business plans.

The course includes - core modules
  • Agricultural environment
  • Agricultural marketing
  • Farm business management
  • Livestock nutrition
  • Animal health
  • Livestock housing
  • Grassland management
  • Functional skills in Maths, English or ICT (dependent on previous qualifications)
plus with the dairy herd management option
  • Livestock breeding and genetics
  • Young stock rearing
or with the mixed farming option
  • Beef and sheep production
  • Cereal production
  • Root crop production
Length of the course
  • 1 year full time
  • 2 years part time (1 day per week)

What qualifications will I gain?
  • City & Guilds Advanced National Certificate in Agriculture with Dairy Herd Management/Mixed Farming
  • Additional training is provided in a number of disciplines and students can work towards one of the NPTC qualifications below:
    - All Terrain Vehicle
    - Tractor Driving
    - Veterinary Medicine Certificate
    - Transportation of Livestock Certificate
  • Functional skills in Maths, English or ICT

Course options after this programme
  • Foundation Degree/HNC in Dairy Herd Management/Mixed Farming or other foundation degrees

Career options
  • Herd management or mixed farm management
  • Contracting
  • Allied industry
  • Own farm business



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