Agriculture Courses for Adult Learners

MEA Milking Systems Technician Accreditation Category 3 YEAR 1

Cost: £1,200

On this professionally accredited course, you will study a number of modules that relate to milking systems, the animals involved and customer expectations.

This course will next be running in our Engineering department on:

  • 22 – 24 November 2022

Please note, you must have achieved or be accredited with MSTA Category 2 to start this course.

You will need personal protective equipment during this course, including a pair of steel toe capped boots (trainers or low shoes are not permitted), 1 pair of clean cotton overalls and 1 pair of safety glasses or goggles.

You will also need an A4 ring binder, file dividers/plastic pockets, a calculator, writing equipment, ruled paper and a USB memory stick. A laptop or tablet is optional but strongly recommended.

For more information, please contact Michael Cullen at michaelc@reaseheath.ac.uk

Herdsman Foot Trimming

Cost: £365 + VAT per person

Are you looking for a short course which will introduce you to cattle foot trimming and how to prevent and resolve lameness in the dairy herd?

This three-day Herdsman Foot Trimming course will teach you about the structure and anatomy of the hoof and how to perform routine, as well as corrective, foot trimming, with a series of theory and practical based sessions.

There are no entry requirements to join this course.

The course will take place on the farm at Reaseheath College, so please wear suitable clothing.

For further information, please contact Clorinda Graham on clorinda.graham@reaseheath.ac.uk