Barnsley College

Agriculture NVQ Level 1

Barnsley College
In Barnsley

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Typology NVQ
Location Barnsley
Duration 1 Year
  • NVQ
  • Barnsley
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

The course covers the basic skills and knowledge for those wanting to enter the farming industry. You will need to develop your level of ability and experience and provide assessment opportunities in a realistic workplace. The College may be able to help you find an appropriate farm. Topics cover: Basic Tractor and Machinery Operation. Basic Livestock Skills. Maintaining Structures.

Important information

Government funding available

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Where and when

Location

Starts

Barnsley (South Yorkshire)
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Church Street, S70 2YW

Starts

On request

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· Requirements

2 GCSEs at Grade A* to G plus Good personal reference demonstrating acceptable level of attendance and commitment to hard work plus Must enjoy outdoor work You will also be required to undertake a minimum period of relevant work experience

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Course programme


AGRICULTURE NVQ LEVEL 1
Course Level :Level 1

Length of Course :1 Year (1 day at Wigfield Farm plus substantial work experience)

Course Content
The course covers the basic skills and knowledge for those wanting to enter the farming industry. You will need to develop your level of ability and experience and provide assessment opportunities in a realistic workplace. The College may be able to help you find an appropriate farm. Topics cover:
· Basic Tractor and Machinery Operation
· Basic Livestock Skills
· Maintaining Structures and Surfaces
· Health and Safety in Agriculture
· Personal Development

Progression
On successful completion of this course you can progress to NVQ Level 2 in a specialism of your choice, possibly through the Modern Apprenticeship programme


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