Part time Certificate in Dairying AG011

Kingston Maurward College
In Dorchester

£499
+ VAT
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Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Location Dorchester
Duration 28 Days
  • Vocational qualification
  • Dorchester
  • Duration:
    28 Days
Description

This course provides the knowledge and understanding required for the modern dairy worker. It will also introduce and develop key practical skills. Those wishing to complete the NVQ level 3 Livestock (Dairy) award, for example as part of an Advanced Apprenticeship, will start at 9.15 am on course days. Learners just wishing to gain the College Certificate start at 11.00 am on course days. All.

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Dorchester
DT2 8PY, Dorset, England
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Starts On request
Location
Dorchester
DT2 8PY, Dorset, England
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Course programme


Certificate in Dairying AG011
QualificationCity and Guilds NVQ Level 3 - Livestock (Dairy) or the option of the College Certificate
Qualification Level
Level : 3
What do these levels mean?

Duration :1 day/week for 28 weeks

Times :28 x Thursday: 9.15 am - 16.45 pm

Dates :10.09.09 - 13.05.10

Run by : Agriculture Department.
Tutor : Phil Randall

Awarding Body
City & Guilds

or

Kingston Maurward College

Is it right for me?
This course provides the knowledge and understanding required for the modern dairy worker. It will also introduce and develop key practical skills. Those wishing to complete the NVQ level 3 Livestock (Dairy) award, for example as part of an Advanced Apprenticeship, will start at 9.15 am on course days. Learners just wishing to gain the College Certificate start at 11.00 am on course days. All learners considering this course are encouraged to contact the course tutor to discuss the programme

What qualifications will I need?
Normally NVQ 2 or equivalent qualification. Working in a dairy or an allied industry eg sales rep.

What will I be learning about?
This is a 31 day course (College Certificate) taught over one year and covers the knowledge required for:
  • Selecting breeding stock
  • Rearing young stock
  • Controlling health and disease
  • Maintaining fertility
  • Feeding dairy cows
  • Keeping the necessary records

This course is certificated with a College Certificate or NVQ 3 Livestock (Dairy) qualification. The course includes practical skills development and is assessed by NPTC Certificates of Competence ' ML4 Milking and Safe Use of Veterinary Medicines.

What is involved?
Lectures, Practicals, Visits.

Where will it take me?
Herdsperson, herd manager, feed rep, country store rep.

What else does the course include?
This course can be used to gain the underpinning knowledge required for NVQ Livestock (Dairy) award (C&G)

What materials are required?
Waterproof outdoor clothing, overalls and wellington boots. Basic stationery and calculator. Tetanus protection is recommended.

What is next?
Rural Business Administration

How will I be assessed?
This course is assessed by completion of assignments and practical tasks.

How much will it cost?
£499

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Notes
If you wish to attend one'off promotional sessions on foot trimming, castration, dehorning and milking routines, then please contact Phil Randall about opportunities to join existing groups or training which can be specifically organised for you.


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