Course: Level 2 Employability Skills in Mechanical Engineering (Agriculture)

Department: Engineering

Type: 16+

Duration: Six months

The Course

This course is designed as a platform for you to get a broad range of knowledge and understanding around employability skills and requirements to support your progress into industry. You will also have the opportunity to learn about a range of agricultural machinery over an intensive six month period, whilst preparing you for progression by supporting your development of employability skills or progression onto a Level 3 Diploma in Agriculture, depending on your career goals.

The diverse and fascinating world of agricultural machinery is growing all the time, making it an increasingly exciting industry to work in. This programme will allow you to gain experience with tractors, forklifts, ploughs, sprayers, and other cultivation equipment as well as basic fabrication skills. You will have opportunities to develop practical skills working in the college’s state of the art workshops. You will also have the opportunity gain vital work experience in local agricultural machinery businesses to develop industry knowledge and skills, try out the career you have set your sights on.

How To Apply

Application is through our online application form.

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Entry Requirements

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

Ryan Kidd-Smalley

City and Guilds Level 3 Extended Diploma in Land-Based Technology

Outstanding facilities, practical, hands-on learning, supportive tutors and great friends – Riseholme College has the total package for Ryan.

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