Part-Time FIRST DIPLOMA IN AGRICULTURE

Hadlow College
In Kent

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Important information

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

Useful for those requiring a basic knowledge of agriculture, students are trained on machinery and learn how to handle livestock (such as sheep and cows), crops and ultimatly how to work on a modern farm. You will benefit from a combination of lectures and practical farm sessions, all of which is designed to enhance future employability.

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Kent
Hadlow College, Hadlow, Tonbridge,, TN11 0AL, Kent, England
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Starts On request
Location
Kent
Hadlow College, Hadlow, Tonbridge,, TN11 0AL, Kent, England
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· Requirements

Evidence of GCSE achievement at Grade D or above, or equivalent qualification attainment at a reasonable level and profile. Students need to have a willingness to learn and some aptitude for coursework.

Course programme



Useful for those requiring a basic knowledge of agriculture, students are trained on machinery and learn how to handle livestock (such as sheep and cows), crops and ultimatly how to work on a modern farm. You will benefit from a combination of lectures and practical farm sessions, all of which is designed to enhance future employability.

Entry Requirements

Evidence of GCSE achievement at Grade D or above, or equivalent qualification attainment at a reasonable level and profile. Students need to have a willingness to learn and some aptitude for coursework.

Location
Hadlow, Swale - Monkshill Farm

Course Duration
1 year, 4 days a week.

Course Content
  • Introduction to animal and plant husbandry
  • Agricultural industry and organisation
  • Practical land-based skills
  • Introduction to land-based machinery operation
  • Introduction to land-based workshop practices
  • Work experience in agriculture - normally a minimum of 25 days on an approved farm
  • Key skills


Assessment Method
Continuous assessment through assignments, projects, practical tests and external assessments. Students are encouraged to relate theory to practice in all assessments.

Progression Routes
Sucessful students can further enhance their skills by enrolling onto a work-based qualification, Apprenticeship or the National Diploma. Alternatively, should they wish to do so, you may gain employment in the agricultural industry.

Specialist Equipment Needed
You will need steel-toe capped boots, wellington boots, waterproof clothing, and Hadlow College overalls.


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