Course: BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture

Department: Agriculture

Type: 16+

Duration: One year

The Course

Riseholme College offers students the chance to learn and develop new skills on a modern farm with mixed livestock and crop enterprises. You will study the essential skills to start your career in agriculture, including crops and livestock production and machinery operation, and there is a strong focus on work experience both on the college farm and externally.

What You Study

  • Farm animal production
  • Crop production
  • Work-related experience
  • Estate maintenance
  • Machinery operations
  • Maths and/or English (if not achieved at grade 4)

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 3 or equivalent, including English and Maths, or a Level 1 qualification in a related subject. A satisfactory reference is also needed.

James Mair

BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture

James is from a farming family and wants to follow in the footsteps of his father and grandfather with a career in agriculture. His hobbies include shooting and football.