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Qualification name BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Agriculture
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 6th September 2021
Cost £4,535.00
Cost description Please note - our provison offer for 21/22 is currently being finalised. Start and/or end dates may change. Fees may also be subject to change.
Attendance pattern Daytime

This course is designed to provide you with strong industry foundations and the knowledge, skills and confidence required for a responsible management position in agriculture.

You will need at least one of the following: At least four GCSEs at grade 4 and above (A* to C) including a science-related subject and an overall Distinction in a Level 2 agriculture course or equivalent. Relevant prior learning or experience gained in a professional environment will be considered. Independent study skills are needed to be successful at this level and you will be encouraged to attend our Summer School.

You will learn professional working responsibilities, plant and soil science, machinery operations, estate skills, crop production, livestock production, contemporary issues in the land-based sector, how to make business improvements, how to monitor livestock health and disease treatment, how to manage livestock nutrition and root, crop and field vegetable production.

You will need at least one of the following: At least four GCSEs at grade 4 and above (A* to C) including a science-related subject and an overall Distinction in a Level 2 agriculture course or equivalent. Relevant prior learning or experience gained in a professional environment will be considered. Independent study skills are needed to be successful at this level and you will be encouraged to attend our Summer School.

This course will prepare you for employment in roles such as stockperson, herdsperson, machinery operator or trials officer. Completion of the two year programme will allow you to progress to a range of higher education courses in agriculture or agricultural sciences.

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Name Capel Manor College - Mottingham Centre
Address Mottingham Lane
London
SE12 9AW
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