Animal care, equine and countryside - BTEC Extended Diploma in Agriculture level 3 at Kirklees College, Huddersfield Centre
Learn a broad range of agricultural knowledge including science, husbandry and practical skills, all required by the industry.
Trips to farms and industry-related businesses will be planned plus a study tour.
The course includes:
• Anatomy and physiology
• Principles of plant and principles of soil
• Estate skills
• Undertake sheep production
• Undertake and carry out farm livestock husbandry
• Beef production
• Business in land-based sector
• Livestock breeding and nutrition
• Farm habitat management
• Crop production
You will also undertake a work placement. Free transport is provided to Carr Head Farm from Huddersfield Centre.
A minimum of 5 GCSEs with the following grades: English 4 and maths at 3 or above, and 3 other GCSEs grade 4 or above.
• Written assignments
• Practical work
HNC Animal Management or other university level courses. Employment in animal care e.g. veterinary surgeries, laboratories, animal welfare organisations, wildlife centres, animal grooming or retail outlets.
How to apply
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