Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Agriculture
New for 2019-20, Writtle University College (WUC) is pleased to offer the Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Agriculture qualification.
This City and Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Agriculture provides students with a range of specialist technical practical skills and knowledge needed to seek employment or further learning and training within the agricultural industry.
The farm and facilities here at WUC provide an excellent learning environment, which is complemented by our experienced and enthusiastic staff.
The course is comprised of the following units:
- Health and safety for the land-based industries
- Undertake and review work related experience in the land-based industries
- Land-based machinery operations
- Agricultural crop production
- Plant and soil science
- Undertake estate skills
- Livestock husbandry
- Business management is the land-based sector
- Forage crop production
- Undertake land-based workshop practices
- 5 GCSEs at Grade A* to C or Grade 9-4
- Must include English and Maths
- A work placement of 5 days in a related industry is desirable
- Satisfactory references from School
Alternative qualifications or experience will be considered on application.
After Completion of Your Course...
Students could further their education in agriculture by studying the following courses:
- Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Agriculture (1080)
- Advanced Apprenticeship in Agriculture
You might progress into employment as:
- Assistant herdsperson/stockperson
- Agricultural technician
- Apprentice in a farm business
- Calf or stock rearer
- Assistant machinery operator
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Almost all students move on to purposeful employment or further or higher education on completion of their courses.
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