Introduction to Smallholding
This course is aimed at anyone who is interested in running a smallholding, or simply growing their understanding and practical skills within the land-based sector.
Course Information for Students
Who is this course for?
This course is aimed at anyone who is interested in running a smallholding, or simply growing their understanding and practical skills within the land-based sector. There are four courses covering all aspects of smallholding: this course will look at administration, health and safety and legislation.
There will be a strong emphasis on sustainability within all the subject areas.
There are no formal entry requirements – you just need an interest in smallholding.
What will you learn?
You will cover:
- introduction to smallholding
- administration and legislation
- health and safety
- ground preparation techniques, autumn/winter propagation and winter maintenance
- introduction to livestock husbandry including practical tasks, selling, buying and sustainable practices
How will you learn?
This course will be taught using blended learning, with a mixture of both theory and practical activities at the Broomfield Hall campus.
What will you need to bring with you?
You need overalls or snag-free working clothes, steel toe cap boots and a change of footwear for inside.
How will you be assessed?
Assessment will be informal but, on completion of the course, a College certificate will be issued.
We run a variety of NPTC qualifications which are industry recognised and prepare people for the land-based industry. These include pesticide application PA1, PA6A and W, PA2, tractor and loader, rough terrain telescopic handler, ATV, brushcutter and chainsaw qualifications.
We also offer a range of full and part-time courses in Agriculture, Animal Care, Horticulture, Countryside and Conservation, Floristry and Arboriculture.
Who do you contact for more information?
For more information, contact Derby College Group on 0800 0280289 or email@example.com
Course Information for Employers
Information for Employers
This course could lead to one of these careers...
Agricultural Machinery Drivers
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Course Information Last Updated On: February 28, 2024 1:49 pm