Agriculture Crops & Livestock

Agriculture Crops & Livestock

Course list

  • C&G Level 1 Diploma in Work Based Agriculture
  • C&G Diploma in Work-based Agriculture (QCF)
  • C&G Diploma in Agriculture
  • C&G Entry 3 Diploma in Employability Skills (Houghall) (Violet)
  • NPTC Award in Land-Based Forklift Truck Operations (Telescopic Types)
  • C&G Level 1 Diploma in Work-based Land-based Operations (Houghall)
  • NPTC Foundation Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides (PA1)
  • College Certificate in the Safe Use of Pesticides (PA6a Refresher)
  • C&G Entry 1 Diploma in Personal Progress (Houghall)
  • NPTC Award in Tractor Driving and Related Operations
  • College Certificate Tractor Operation & Basic Maintenance (Two Day Course)

Course Levels

Entry 1 2 3

Agriculture Crops & Livestock at East Durham College, Houghall Campus website

Agriculture Crops & Livestock at East Durham College, Houghall Campus

Set on a stunning 476-acre estate, minutes from Durham City Centre, the Houghall Campus is a fantastic place to study agriculture.
Equipped with all of the modern facilities you would expect from a renowned land based college, the site boasts extensive grounds, a specialist small-animal care unit, stables and a working farm with large animals available for curriculum studies.
Houghall farm comprises of mixed farming, including a 50 cow suckler herd and 50 bucket-reared calf enterprise which combined produce 100 fat cattle a year. The herd are made up of pure Hereford, Dairy Cross Belgian Blue, Limousin Cross and Aberdeen Angus Cross which are all artificially inseminated from top Hereford Bull Ferrari.

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East Durham College, Houghall Campus

Agriculture, Crops and Livestock Animal Care and Management Countryside Management and Gamekeeping Equine Care and Management Floristry Forestry and Arboriculture Horticulture, Landscaping and Sports Turf


East Durham College


0191 375 4700




East Durham College,
Houghall Campus,
Durham DH1 3SG,
United Kingdom

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