Agriculture Crops & Livestock

Agriculture Crops & Livestock

Course list

  • City and Guilds Advanced Technical Diploma in Agriculture

Course Levels

3
 

City and Guilds Advanced Technical Diploma in Agriculture website

City and Guilds Advanced Technical Diploma in Agriculture

This is a broad ranging course in agriculture for people looking for a career in this vitally important industry. The course runs for 2.5 days per week with one day compulsory work experience on a commercial farm. Classrooms are based at our college farm where you will learn in the classroom one minutes then be on the farmyard verifying the learning the next, we have specialist growing areas where you will learn about different cereals, pulses, oilseeds, grasses, forage crops and how they grow, plus different soil types and how organic matter improved soils, we have specialist areas where you will be taught estate skills to include fencing, erecting gates, habitat management, you will drive modern machinery performing field operations to include ploughing, power harrowing, drilling, fertiliser spreading, slurry injecting and more. You will be taught all the husbandry skills you will need for dairy, sheep and pigs to include milking, husbandry tasks, vaccinations, calving, lambing, lambing stock tasks, grading, shearing and many more. This course will give you a solid understanding of the agricultural industry and allow you to progress to study at universities such as Harper Adams and The Royal Agricultural college, Cirencester or go into work. The course provides outstanding knowledge and experiences of agricultural theories and practices, all taught on the college farm. Agricultural students are eligible for the college Learning Support Grant of £660 per year and the NFU educational trust fund which regularly sponsor students between £500 to £1000 per year. Students will have the opportunity to gain commercial tickets like telehandler, quad bike, PA1 and PA2 plus more

Brinsbury Campus

Agriculture, Crops and Livestock Animal Care and Management Equine Care and Management Forestry and Arboriculture

College

Chichester College

Telephone

01243 786321

Website

https://www.brinsbury.ac.uk/contact-us

Email

webmaster@chichester.ac.uk

Address

North Heath,
Pulborough RH20 1DL,
UK

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