HNC/Certificate in Higher Education (CIHE) Dairy Herd Management

Reaseheath College
In Nantwich

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Important information

Typology HNC
Location Nantwich
Duration 2 Years
  • HNC
  • Nantwich
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

Reaseheath has a national reputation for its delivery of quality training within the specialist field of dairy herd management. Ideally situated in the premier dairy county of Cheshire, we are proud of our long established partnership with the onsite Genus MOET herd. Our Foundation Degree and HNC/CIHE courses are as flexible as possible to fit around the farming week. If you are in full-time.

Important information

Government funding available

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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

Minimum of 18 years with 'A' levels or BTEC NDA or C&G ANCA qualification and relevant practical experience (We are flexible with this when considering applications from mature students)

Course programme

Introduction
Reaseheath has a national reputation for its delivery of quality training within the specialist field of dairy herd management. Ideally situated in the premier dairy county of Cheshire, we are proud of our long established partnership with the onsite Genus MOET herd.

Our Foundation Degree and HNC/CIHE courses are as flexible as possible to fit around the farming week. If you are in full-time employment, the part-time option of one day a week may suit you better. Both courses include opportunities for practical skills work such as foot trimming, veterinary medicine training and on-farm practical demonstrations. You will also have the opportunity for farm visits and to participate in study tours in the UK and abroad.

Course Structure
The HNC/CIHE is made up of 10 modules

Modules include:
  • Farm Financial Management and Economics
  • Animal Welfare and Built Environment
  • Farm Animal Health
  • Grassland and Forage Management
  • Farm Animal Nutrition
  • Work Based Learning Project
  • Work Based Project
  • Academic and Professional Development
  • Reproduction and Applied Breeding
  • Managing the Milk Supply and Quality Assurance
  • Farm Business Management and Policy
  • Agricultural Mechanisation
  • Agriculture and the Environment
  • Work Based Research Project
  • Developments in Dairy Cow Nutrition
  • Dairy Product Manufacture and Marketing


Individual modules may also be studied as part of a Continuing Professional Development programme.

Length of the course

  • HNC/CIHE: 1 day per week over 2.5 years

Application
  • Apply directly to Reaseheath (application form at the back of our prospectus) or online

Further study

  • From HNC/CIHE top up to Foundation Degree in Dairy Herd Management
Career options
  • Dairy Herd Management
  • Dairy Farm Consultancy

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