Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture

1. Qualification details

Qualification name Diploma in Agriculture
Qualification level Level 2
Awarding organisation City & Guilds of London Institute
Course webpage http://writtle.ac.uk/Level-2-Diploma-in-Agriculture
Course type Full time
Course start date 01 September 2020
Instruction language English
Price £1,640.00
Funding information Advanced Learner Loans available
Attendance pattern Daytime/working hours
Support facilities Details of support facilities can be found on our website http://www.writtle.ac.uk

2. Course description

The world is facing a global food crisis. We need to produce at least 50% more food to feed a rapidly growing population of 9 billion people by 2050. To do that, the agricultural industry needs people like you to help tackle the issues with fresh thinking and new approaches. There are over 30 million sheep, 10 million cattle and 4.5 million pigs in the UK that need skilled farmers to breed and rear them WUC has 135 hectares of arable land You will complete a work placement as part of your studies You will go on a variety of field trips throughout your studies, visiting farms, producers and manufacturers This course introduces students to working with livestock, machinery and crops; the programme provides a useful background to the agricultural industry and demonstrates the variety of different career paths that exist. This course is designed specially for the more practical minded as there is an emphasis on 'learning by doing'. You will gain an understanding of the basis of agricultural practices and be qualified in general farm duties. Progress to a higher level qualification, such as the full-time Subsidiary Diploma in Agriculture or an Apprenticeship programme. Students who wish to progress onto a higher course at Writtle College will need to achieve a minimum of a merit average on the Level 2 Diploma course and satisfactory reference from the course manager. Course Modules Undertake Work Related Experience in the Land-based Industries Environmental and Land-based Business Introduction to Crop Establishment Introduction to Farm Animal Production Introduction to Land-based Machinery Operation Introduction to Land-based Workshop Practice

3. Entry requirements

For up-to-date information on Entry Qualifications, please refer to our website http://www.writtle.ac.uk

4. Equipment required

Equipment and materials required, if any, will be discussed at induction. Please see our website for more information.

5. Assessment method

Not available

6. Venue

Name Writtle University College
Address Lordships Road
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Email admissions@writtle.ac.uk
Phone 01245 424200
Fax 01245 420456
Website http://www.writtle.ac.uk

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