Full Time BTEC First Diploma in Agriculture

Coleg Meirion Dwyfor
In Ffordd Clynnog (Wales)

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Typology BTEC
Location Ffordd clynnog (Wales)
Duration 1 Year
  • BTEC
  • Ffordd clynnog (Wales)
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

This is a practical work-related course aimed at developing a wide range of skills and knowledge. You will be taught and assessed by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace demands, situations and activities. Course modules includes livestock production, grass production, use of machinery and estate skills. The students will be educated bilingually by.

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Government funding available

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Ffordd Clynnog
Glynllifon, LL54 5DU, Gwynedd, Wales
Starts On request
Location
Ffordd Clynnog
Glynllifon, LL54 5DU, Gwynedd, Wales

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· Requirements

* 4 GCSE D-G * Introductory Diploma/Certificate Land Based Industries * NVQ Level 1 * Entry requirements can be different for adults

Course programme



BTEC First Diploma in Agriculture
This is a practical work-related course aimed at developing a wide range of skills and knowledge. You will be taught and assessed by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace demands, situations and activities.
Course modules includes livestock production, grass production, use of machinery and estate skills. The students will be educated bilingually by enthusiastic and experienced tutors and can make use of farm and engineering workshops excellent resources.
The qualification is equivalent to four GCSEs grade A*-C. Upon successful completion of the course and a positive tutor report it is possible to progress on to the BTEC National Diploma. Students can study only some modules of the First Diploma either full-time or part-time to gain a First Certificate qualification, which is equivalent to 2 GCSE A*-C.

Course duration:
One year

Level:
Level 2

Full/Part Time :
Full TIme

What will I need to follow the course?

* 4 GCSE D-G
* Introductory Diploma/Certificate Land Based Industries
* NVQ Level 1
* Entry requirements can be different for adults

Where will I study:
G

What will I study?
You will learn a great deal about the agricultural industry and you will also develop a number of practical skills. Mandatory units: Introduction to land industries. Introduction to biology. Using a tractor. Introduction to husbandry. Work experience. You will need to study 3 units in addition to those listed above to gain the First Diploma in Agriculture. You will need to study 1 unit in addition to those listed above to gain the First Certificate in Agriculture.

Will I have to sit any examinations?
There are no formal examinations. You will be assessed on your practical work, and theory work will be assessed via assignments.

What will I have at the end of the course?
Having completed this course successfully, you will be awarded the First Certificate or First Diploma in Agriculture. You may also gain an NVQ 1 in Agriculture or certificates in relevant short courses.

What next?
You will be able to progress to National Certificate, National Diploma or NVQ Level 2 and 3 courses. This in turn could lead to a degree or HND course, or to careers such as: Farm worker. Unit manager.

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