Transition to T Level (Level 2)

in Agriculture

This course provides you with an excellent foundation to start your career in agriculture. It’s ideal whether you come from a farming background or not.

You’ll be involved in the day-to-day practical work on farms, learning diverse farming practices. You’ll broaden your knowledge through work placements and farm experience weeks.

The course also includes lots of practical work on Reaseheath’s high welfare dairy and sheep units.

What will I study?

  • Tractor operation
  • Dairy husbandry
  • Crop husbandry
  • Estate skills
  • Sheep husbandry
  • Pig husbandry
  • Grassland management
  • Animal health
  • Farming health and safety
  • Stock duties
  • Functional Skills or GCSE in English and Maths depending on previous qualifications

How long will it take?

  • 1 year, full-time

What qualifications do I need to start?

  • Typically 4 GCSEs at grade 3, including a 2/3 combination in Maths and English.
  • Level 1 Land-Based Diploma
  • Practical farm experience

What qualifications will I gain?

Course options after this programme

Career options

  • Farm adviser
  • Farm consultant
  • Assist in running family farm
  • Herdsperson or stock person
  • Tractor driver