What skills do I need?
You don’t need any formal skills but a keen interest in agricultural engineering is essential! Your GCSE results will determine which level course you come and study. For entry requirements take a look at each course page.
What are my job/career options after this course?
Depending which level course you study career options can vary between on site engineer, technical support, design and development engineer and much more.
What qualifications will I get?
This will depend on which level course you choose to study. Find out on each course page in the ‘At a glance’ section.
Where will I study, what are the facilities like?
As an agricultural engineering student you will work in state of the art buildings, with up to date diagnostic equipment. Work on state of the art equipment, and work in the fully equipped lab.
Will my course cost anything?
Students aged under 19 will not be charged tuition fees. If you are aged over 19 visit the 19+ Further Education Tuition Fees page.
Will I go on any trips or study tours?
A number of engineering study tours (depending on circumstances) and Lama Ploughing Match.
What equipment will I need?
Students on an engineering course will need a pair of steel toe capped boots, Flame retardant boiler suit and safety glasses (available to be purchased from the Engineering department).
You will also be required to purchase stationery and reference textbooks where required.
Is work experience part of my course?
All students will undertake work experience, how much will depend on which course you are studying. Please check course pages for details.
Will I be doing stock duties?
The only time Agricultural Engineering students are required to attend outside college hours is at our annual Family Festival in May.
If you have any further questions please contact the enquiries team by using our online enquiry form.