Agriculture Courses at Derby College

Agriculture is one of our oldest but most forward-thinking industries. Whatever your role – agricultural contractor, livestock technician or farm assistant – you’ll be working in a highly skilled, professional environment.

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Getting into agriculture

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Why choose Derby College?

Agriculture isn’t all about muddy wellies, unsocial hours and manual graft. A Derby College course prepares you for a career combining latest technology and scientific advances with working in the great outdoors.

 

Derby College Course Listings - Agriculture

 

FT Apprenticeship - Work-based Agriculture - Level 2: Site Workplace

FT Apprenticeship - Work-based Agriculture - Level 3: Site Workplace

FT Award - Land Based Studies in Agriculture and Horticulture - Level 1 April 2020 start: Site Broomfield Hall

FT Diploma in Agriculture - Level 2: Site Broomfield Hall

FT Extended Diploma in Agriculture - Level 3: Site Broomfield Hall

PT Lambing - An Introduction to Theory and Practical: Site Broomfield Hall

PT Lambing - An Introduction to Theory and Practical: Site Broomfield Hall

FT Level 1 Certificate in Land Based Studies in Agriculture and Horticulture - January 2020 start: Site Broomfield Hall

FT Level 1 Diploma in Land Based Studies in Agriculture and Horticulture - Level 1 September 2019 start: Site Broomfield Hall

PT NPTC Award in Land Based Telescopic Fork Lift Truck Operations - Level 1: Site Broomfield Hall

PT NPTC Award in Sit-Astride ATVs - Level 1: Site Broomfield Hall

PT NPTC Award in the Safe Use of Brush-cutters and Trimmers - Level 2: Site Broomfield Hall

PT NPTC Award in the Safe Use of Pedestrian Controlled Mowers - Level 2: Site Broomfield Hall

PT NPTC Award in the Safe Use of Ride-on Self-propelled Mowers - Level 2: Site Broomfield Hall

PT NPTC Award in the Transport of Animals by Road (Short Journeys) - Level 2: Site Broomfield Hall

PT NPTC Award in Tractor Driving and Related Operations - Level 2: Site Broomfield Hall

PT NPTC Level 2 Award in All Terrain Vehicle Handling (RTV): Site Broomfield Hall

PT NPTC PA1 Pesticide Foundation - Level 2: Site Broomfield Hall

PT NPTC PA2 Boom Sprayer : Site Broomfield Hall

PT NPTC PA6 Knapsack Application - Level 2: Site Broomfield Hall

PT NPTC PA6AW Knapsack Around Water Application: Site Broomfield Hall

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Maths and English

You need English and maths skills to get on in life. They will support your studies at the College, help with everyday tasks and pave the way to future career success.

If you don’t already have a grade C or above in GCSE English and Maths – or equivalent qualifications – you will continue studying these subjects as part of your course at Derby College.

We’ll support you all the way: working with you on the right programme of development throughout your time with us.

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When you’ve completed your course, why not broaden your horizons further still at Derby College? Additional qualifications in subjects such as Animal Care, Horse Care, Conservation, Horticulture and Arboriculture are exciting choices. Or check out our courses in Business, Enterprise and Management if you would like to set up a venture of your own.