HNC/Certificate in Higher Education (CIHE) Mixed Farming

Reaseheath College
In Nantwich

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Important information

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

As the regional centre for broader based agricultural education, our mixed farming courses cover a wide range of farming practices and reflect the latest changes within the industry. Designed in consultation with local farmers, our mixed farming courses are flexible so that you can continue to work while adding to your knowledge, understanding and experience. For the part-time HNC/CIHE option.

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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Frequent Asked Questions

· 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)

What you'll learn on the course

Farming

Course programme

HNC/Certificate in Higher Education (CIHE) Mixed Farming

Introduction
As the regional centre for broader based agricultural education, our mixed farming courses cover a wide range of farming practices and reflect the latest changes within the industry. Designed in consultation with local farmers, our mixed farming courses are flexible so that you can continue to work while adding to your knowledge, understanding and experience. For the part-time HNC/CIHE option, you will attend one day a week.

Both courses include practical opportunities such as sprayer training and chainsaw use. You will also have the opportunity to go on study tours in the UK and abroad.

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

Modules include:
  • Crop Science
  • Crop Production Systems
  • Livestock Production Systems
  • Agricultural Marketing
  • Agriculture and the Environment
  • Farm Animal Nutrition
  • Farm Animal Health
  • Farm Business Management and Policy
  • Animal Welfare and Built Environment
  • Farm Financial Management and Economics
  • Grassland and Forage Management
  • Agricultural Mechanisation
  • Academic and Professional Development
  • Work Based Project
  • Work Based Learning


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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 Mixed Farming



Career options
  • Farm management
  • Farm consultancy

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