Agriculture Crops & Livestock
Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Agriculture
This two year qualification is highly respected within the farming community and is suitable for both school leavers and mature students. It is designed to provide you with a very wide range of specialist technical practical skills and detailed knowledge and understanding which will equip you to seek a diverse range of employment opportunities, or to further learning and training within the agricultural industry. You have the opportunity to learn about and build on the essentials of working in the farming industry such as safe working practices in farming, livestock husbandry and crop production, plant and soil science, estate skills and operating agricultural machinery as well as business skills.
This practical based training is ideal preparation for gaining employment in the agricultural industry or progression to specialist further study, including a range of degree courses.
Employment prospects for qualified and experienced young people with the right attitude are excellent as the industry is experiencing a skills shortage.