Course details

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Qualification name BTEC Technical Diploma in Agriculture
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 6th September 2021
Cost £4,425.00
Cost description Free for 16-18
Attendance pattern Daytime

Who this course is for

BCAs agriculture programmes are designed to meet industry needs whilst developing students knowledge base and practical skills in livestock, arable and agricultural machinery. This course will provide the opportunity for those who want to work within the agricultural industry to obtain a vocational qualification by means of full-time study. It will enable them to develop both theoretical knowledge and practical skills within the Livestock and Arable sectors.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above including maths, English and science plus one other. At interview, we will require evidence of your interest and passion for agriculture and in developing a career working with them. We recommend attending a taster day to gain further insight into what the course will involve.

What you'll learn

Modules studied including but not limited to: Farm animal production, Crop production, Plant and animal health, Business management, Machinery and Agriculture work placement.

How you'll learn

This course is delivered through theory lessons, practical work, group seminars and internal and external professional development (industry/work placement). You will also have individual tutorials with your Course Manager on a regular basis in order to monitor and track your progress.

How you'll learn

This course is delivered through theory lessons, practical work, group seminars and internal and external professional development (industry/work placement). You will also have individual tutorials with your Course Manager on a regular basis in order to monitor and track your progress.

How you'll be assessed

Assessment takes place through the completion of examinations, synoptic assessment, written assessment, homework and successful completion of industry placement.

What you can do next

This course can lead to employment and students can also progress (subject to meeting specified entry requirements) onto other courses such as L3 Diploma.


Venue for this course

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Name BCA College
Address Hall Place
Burchetts Green
Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL6 6QR
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Email enquiries@bca.ac.uk
Phone 01628 824444
Website https://www.bca.ac.uk/

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