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Agriculture - Level 2 Diploma at Easton & Otley College

Course description

Primarily aimed at post- Year 11 students, this course provides a good introduction into agriculture and related industries, including machinery, crops and livestock husbandry. Assessment is by a combination of assignments, practical tests and class presentations.

Course content

  • Work experience 
  • Environmental and landbased business 
  • Introduction to farm animal production 
  • Introduction to landbased machinery operations 
  • Introduction to landbased workshop practice 
  • Assist with agricultural crop production 
  • Estate maintenance 
  • Functional skills

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at Grades D-G (English Language, Maths and Science at Grade D) or NVQ Level 1 plus 2 GCSEs Grade D-G or Level 1 qualification normally Merit profile overall plus 3 functional skills.

Future opportunities

Normally dependent on the outcome/profile of Grades achieved, and routes could be:

  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture 
  • Apprenticeship
  • Employment

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Easton & Otley College directly.

Last updated date: 08 April 2016

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    • The many excellent facilities at Easton & Otley College give you a once-in-lifetime opportunity to further your ambitions and help you get the very most from your time with us.

      A self-contained campus located 9 miles outside Ipswich, Otley caters for a wide range of courses in a number of specialist buildings, many of which have been recently refitted and refurbished.  It’s a well-connected campus, with an extensive and ever-expanding network of direct bus routes linking Otley to all parts of Suffolk and Essex.