If you love science, technology, engineering, or information technology, then a career in land-based engineering could be for you. The skills and types of land-based engineering include diagnostics repair and testing, all in the context of diesel and petrol engines, equipment controlled by GPS technology and integrated into environmental information � a fantastic mix of innovation and problem solving. It�s not all about farming either, everything concerned with the upkeep and control of the countryside, forestry, sports grounds and open spaces involves the application of engineering solutions. We offer both full-time and apprenticeship routes for school leavers. Once you have completed the Level 3 qualification you will be able to work all over the world in a range of careers maintaining and repairing land-based machinery and technology. Modern agriculture is amazing and if you look more closely you will see things that will truly impress you. No longer is this an industry caught in a technological backwater.
|Qualification name||Extended Diploma in Land-based Technology|
|Awarding organisation||The Institute of the Motor Industry|
|Course type||Classroom based|
|Course start date||11th September 2023|
You will need 5 GCSE�s at level 4 including a minimum of grade 4 in Maths and English to start a level 3 Engineering course.
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Courses are delivered using a range of methods including classroom based exercises, in the workplace or online study
Any specific equipment you are required to have will advised during application/enrolment process
You will be assessed using a variety of different assessment methods
Working as a land-based engineer, you'll use highly developed technical skills and a sound knowledge of science and technology to design, develop and install machinery used in the environmental and agricultural industries. You'll also work on any issues relating to the functionality and efficiency of vehicles and equipment. Businesses in land-based engineering commonly use machinery for agricultural, ground care, horticulture, forestry, construction and sports turf purposes.