Skip to main content
Agriculture students working with ewes

Agriculture College Courses

Are you looking for a step into the farming industry? Our agriculture courses offer a great starting point.


As a centre of farming know-how with excellent facilities, at Riseholme College you’ll be learning in a specialist agriculture environment.

Study where generations of Lincolnshire farmers have trained before you...

Whether you have previous experience, or you’re a complete beginner, if you’re looking for full or part-time study options, we have a course for you: ranging from Level 1, 2 to 3 farming courses.

We also have short farming training courses for those who are already working in the sector.

Alternatively, our agriculture apprenticeships are great for upskilling those already in the industry, as well as those just starting their careers.

First-class facilities

If you study with us you'll have access to a wide range of excellent facilities for your studies.

We have redeveloped our farm to reflect modern techniques and practices, including a roundhouse for Lincolnshire Red Cattle.

We also have a multi-million pound Centre for Agri-Food Technology (part of the Lincolnshire Institute of Technology), which focuses on the latest precision farming technologies.

Industry insights

During your studies, you’ll be guided by our specialist tutors, who have up-to-date industry expertise from careers in agriculture, to ensure you’ll have what employers are looking for, our farming courses are developed in consultation with the industry.

Tailored studies

Our farming and agriculture courses can be adapted to your needs, with topics including:

  • Abattoir work
  • Agriculture
  • Crop management
  • Forklift truck operations
  • General farm work
  • Technical data handling and communications
  • Tractor driving
  • Land-based operations
  • Livestock management
  • Poultry work
  • Safe use of pesticides
  • Use of veterinary medicine

Knowledge, skills, experience

You’ll experience a mix of classroom learning, personal study, hands-on farm experience and external placements.

Study with Riseholme College and get to where you want to be in the agriculture sector.

I am looking for...

Female agriculture student tractor driving

Develop your skills on our working farm

Put what you learn to the test, with practical hands-on sessions

@bishopburtonag

The latest buzz around the college

Course Search How to Apply Open Event Booking