City & Guilds National Certificate Agriculture

Reaseheath College
In Nantwich

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Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Location Nantwich
Duration 1 Year
  • Vocational qualification
  • Nantwich
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

This is an excellent all-round course that is ideal for those of you who want to be involved with the day to day practical aspects of running a farm. Sometimes you will be up early taking part in college farm experience weeks.

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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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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

Practical farm experience A combination of C/D/E grades at GCSE level (or equivalent) or A Foundation course in Agriculture and Countryside

Course programme

City & Guilds National Certificate Agriculture

Introduction
This is an excellent all-round course that is ideal for those of you who want to be involved with the day to day practical aspects of running a farm. Sometimes you will be up early taking part in college farm experience weeks.

About the course
The National Certificate in Agriculture is a one year practical-based course, giving students grounding in the wide aspects of farming, with an even spread of theory work in the classroom and practical sessions throughout the year.
The course also includes UK study tours, farm visits and presentations by external speakers.

The course includes
  • Stock duties
  • Tractor operation
  • Dairy husbandry
  • Arable crop husbandry
  • Estate skills
  • Sheep husbandry
  • Pig husbandry
  • Grassland management
  • Animal health
  • Farming Health and Safety
  • Functional skills in Maths, English or ICT


Length of the course
  • 1 year full-time

What qualifications will I gain?
  • City & Guilds National Certificate in Agriculture
  • 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
  • National Award/Diploma in Agriculture
  • Advanced National Certificate in Agriculture
  • Advanced Apprenticeship

Career options
  • Assist in running family farm
  • A herdsperson/stock person
  • A tractor driver



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