Agriculture BTEC Level 2 at The Oxford Academy
The Oxford Academy has two outdoor sites away from the main campus; a woodland site and a farm based outdoor centre to deliver this interesting course. You will develop skills working outdoors in the land based industries. You will carry out the majority of the work at the Hinksey Heights Nature Trail where you will have the opportunity to work with the site warden and our Level 3 students. You will study three units over this full time, one year course.
These will lead on to the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Countryside Management course and may include the following units:
- Participating in Providing Estates Management
- Animal and Plant Husbandry
- Animal and Plant Biology
- Conservation and Improvement of British Habitats
- Work related experience in the land based industries
The course can lead to a number of potential careers such as:
- Nature Conservation
- Tree Surgery
- Commercial Horticulture
- Landscape Planning
- Working for the Environment
Agriculture SUPPORT FROM OXFORD UNITED At Oxford United we have to maintain our first team pitch at the Kassam in pristine condition, making sure we give our players the best possible surface to play on. We also maintain a whole host of training facilities for not only our first team but also our scholars and academy players. These facilities have to be the best they can be to reduce injuries and ensure players have the best environment in which to develop. You will have the opportunity to explore the facilities we maintain and hear from the grounds maintenance team. There will also be opportunities for work experience with our grounds team, enabling you to get handson experience in a professional sporting environment.
1 A*-G GCSE
There are also opportunities for further study on Level 3 courses including the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Countryside Management. The Level 2 and 3 courses provide a route into apprenticeships, further education or university.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Oxford Academy directly.