First Diploma Land Based Technology

Reaseheath College
In Nantwich

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

This is a course for people who enjoy practical work and, in particular, repairing machines. If you have an ambition to be a practical mechanic and would like to know all there is to know about agricultural machinery, then this course is for you.

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Starts Location
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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

GCSEs at grades D/E or above

Course programme

First Diploma Land Based Technology

Introduction
This is a course for people who enjoy practical work and, in particular, repairing machines. If you have an ambition to be a practical mechanic and would like to know all there is to know about agricultural machinery, then this course is for you.

About the course
The course will appeal to those who have a particular interest in the maintenance and repair of land based machinery. It leads to a nationally recognised qualification in Land Based Technology, which will impress any future employer.
Most of the time is spent in the workshops, with classroom time kept to a minimum. Assessments take place throughout the year so there are no end-of-year examinations!

The course includes
  • Working with spanners, hand and power tools
  • Working on a range of machinery
  • Working on engines
  • Welding and fabrication
  • Functional skills in Maths, English or ICT


Length of the course
  • 1 year

What qualifications will I gain?
  • Edexcel First Diploma in Land Based Technology
  • Certificates in
    • Manual handling
    • First Aid
    • Abrasive wheels
  • Functional skills in Maths, English or ICT

Course options after this programme
  • National Certificate/Diploma in Land Based Technology
  • National Certificate/Diploma in Agriculture
  • Apprenticeship in Agricultural Service Engineering

Career options
  • Service mechanic in dealership
  • Mechanic on large mechanised farm
  • Welder/fabricator
  • Tractor driver/mechanic


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