Agriculture at Riseholme College
Here at Risehome College, we specialise in Agriculture. We are lucky enough to be one of the finest land-based colleges in the country. It’s the perfect place to develop your knowledge and skills to launch into a successful career in the Agricultural sector.
Our dedicated staff are passionate about what they teach, Eleanor Malloy Curriculum Area Manager for Land based & Apprenticeships said,
"Riseholme is an easily accessible college at the heart of one of the largest agricultural counties. We have access to the latest technology and resources through local farm businesses, our links to industry, and the Riseholme farm."
You will have access to a wide range of outstanding facilities, such as the farm, which has recently been redeveloped to reflect modern farming techniques and practices. Our Park campus includes arable, woodland and grazing farmland. You’ll also find a range of recently upgraded facilities, including our new roundhouse to house Lincolnshire Red cattle, Centre for Agricultural Innovation, sheep shed and dairy unit. These have all been designed to reflect modern farming techniques and practices, ensuring you’re ready for a successful future.
The newly completed Centre for Agricultural Innovation at Riseholme is home to our agricultural machinery resources, workshops and dedicated welfare centre. As well as developing their practical skills, students have the chance to work on research projects to tackle issues facing the industry, such as sustainability and carbon footprint.
Around £1 million has been invested in the Riseholme Institute of Technology to develop a new training facility, which is currently under construction. It will include classrooms, dedicated workspaces and precision farming technologies.
We offer a variety of courses including:
- City and Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Land-Based Operations
- BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture
- BTEC Level 3 in Agriculture
- Access to Higher Education Diploma in Land-Based Studies - Agriculture
If you want to take your education further you can through our degree programmes.
- HNC Agriculture
- HNC Agriculture (Crop Production)
- HNC Agriculture (Livestock Production)
- FdSc Agriculture
- FdSc Agri-Food and Supply Chain
- FdSc Agriculture (Precision Crop Technology)
- BSc (Hons) Agriculture (Top Up)
Our graduates have developed careers as farm workers, procurement officers, land surveyors and pesticide handlers. Here a Riseholme we will give you the life skills and tools you need to launch a successful career.
Start your journey with Riseholme College and APPLY NOW to start in September 2021.