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Level 3 Extended Diploma inAgriculture (Animal Management) at The Warriner School

Course description

Each of the 18 units that make up the course will be assessed by a mixture of written projects, reports, time constrained assessments and some direct observation of practical skills. Each unit has a range of grading criteria at either: Pass, Merit or Distinction grade. To pass the unit all the Pass criteria must be achieved. For a Merit, in addition to the Pass criteria all the Merit criteria must also be achieved. For a Distinction, in addition to the Pass and Merit criteria all the Distinction criteria must also be achieved. At the end of the course, all the unit grades are combined to create and overall grade.

Field trips etc: Some of the subject matter of the course is likely to be delivered via visits to commercial land-based businesses or by visiting speakers. There may be the opportunity in Year 13 of studying regional land-based industry differences via a field trip/study tour to other parts of the country. Examples of some of the Units on ofefer include: Understand and Interpret Animal Behaviour and Communication; Undertake Agricultural Livestock production; Understand Grassland management; Undertake Beef Production; Undertaking Sheep Production; Undertake an Investigative Project in the Land-based Sector; Business management in the Land-based Sector.

Entry requirements

A grade of at least a C in English, Mathematics and a Scienceā€¢ Plus at least one other GCSE subject

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Warriner School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years