Agriculture Crops & Livestock
Agriculture – BTEC Level 2 Diploma
This one-year programme designed for school leavers will introduce students to the basics of machinery, crop and animal husbandry and will develop the knowledge and practical skills needed to work on a modern farm.
Many students go on from this course to the Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Agriculture and there is also the opportunity to gain a range of additional qualifications.
Here are some of the areas covered throughout the year:
Unit 1 – Undertake work related experience in the land-based industries.
Unit 2 – Environmental and land-based business.
Unit 4 – Introduction to farm animal production.
Unit 5 – introduction to land-based machinery operations.
Unit 8 – participate in providing estate maintenance.
Unit 14 – assist with agricultural crop production.