Agriculture Courses for Adult Learners

Rural Business Administration

If you are looking for the necessary knowledge and skills to be a successful and efficient rural business administrator, then this is the course for you!

On this course you will study the following modules: Farm Assurance, Legislation, Grants and Subsidies, Record Keeping, Basic Accounting, Staff Wages & Personal Records, Marketing and Social Media, Administration & Microsoft Office, Business Software and Customer/Supplier Relationships and Auditing.

You will be able to understand how these topics are related to your specific land-based industry and how they can be effectively adapted and put into practice.

There are no course entry requirements to join this course, however, it is primarily aimed at those within a rural business administration role or those aspiring to apply in the future.

This course, taking place in our Agriculture department, will run:

  • 27th January – 24th March 2022

Cost – £300

For further information, please contact Amanda Robinson at


If you have a smallholding or would like to start one, this short course is for you!

You will learn about cattle tasks, hedge laying, fencing, drainage, soil types, sharpening tools, no-dig method, successional sowing, and planting, so you will be well prepared to successfully look after your smallholding after just a few weeks of study with us.

There are no entry requirements to join this course, which will be held on:

  • 23rd April – 21st May 2022
  • 11th June – 4th July 2022

Cost – £250

For further information, please contact Amanda Robinson at