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Qualification name Diploma in Agriculture
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation City & Guilds of London Institute
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 13th September 2022
Cost £4,425.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

Keen to learn more about topics such as tractor and machinery operation, grass and forage crop husbandry, cattle, sheep, pig and livestock nutrition, health and welfare? Interested in developing your skills to work safely and effectively on a farm? If so, then this course is for you.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

You need to be highly motivated and demonstrate a keen interest in your chosen subject. You will need: A minimum of three GCSEs at grade D (3) or above including English and/or Maths OR An Introductory Diploma in a related subject You will have an interview which parents and carers are welcome to attend. If you are a mature learner, we may be able to take into account your previous experience in your chosen subject.

View the key features of this course.

The course will cover: Environment Land-based Business Studies Work Experience Functional Skills You will also take three specialist units, which can be discussed at interview, as well as GCSE Maths and English if you have not got a grade C in these already.

Understand how the course will be delivered.

You will be assessed continually throughout the course, covering your practical skills and theoretical tasks.

Find out what material you will need.

You will be required to supply your own: Steel toe-capped boots or wellingtons Derby College overalls (these will be available to purchase at enrolment) Derby College uniform Outdoor clothing Writing materials

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

You will be assessed continually throughout the course, covering your practical skills and theoretical tasks.


If you do well in your studies, it may be possible to progress to a Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Agriculture or related subject. However, you must have a minimum of a Merit grade to progress.

Derby College offers a range of one-day, weekend and evening courses relating to Agriculture, as well as a wide range of other land-based topics - please see the Derby College Part-time Prospectus for a full list and details.

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Name DERBY COLLEGE @ BROOMFIELD HALL
Address Broomfield Estate
Morley
Ilkeston
Derbyshire
DE7 6DN
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Email enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk
Phone 0800 028 0289
Website https://www.derby-college.ac.uk

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