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Agriculture Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship at Bicton College

Course description

The three areas of specialisation are:

Livestock Production
Evidence is based on a specific class of livestock. You will be required to keep records and order supplies, maintain effective working relationships, promote the healthy performance of stock, alongside performing daily routines and stock tasks.

Crop Production
You will be required to keep records and order supplies, operate tractors and maintain machinery, prepare for planting, promote healthy growth of crops, and harvest and store crops.

Mixed Farming
This is a combination of the above two Diplomas, including: keeping records and ordering supplies, tractor operation, promoting the healthy performance of stock and healthy growth of crops, harvesting and storage of crops, and livestock husbandry from conception to weaning.

Functional Skills
You will also gain nationally recognised functional skills qualifications (English, Maths and ICT).

Entry requirements

It is essential that your Initial Assessment results show that you are working at Level 2. You should also have
the following:

  • GCSEs in English and Maths at Grade C or above would be an advantage
  • A suitable work placement
  • A good reference
  • Relevant work experience and Industry knowledge

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bicton College directly.

Last updated date: 08 February 2016

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