Who is this course for?
This part-time programme is offered to students who are employed full-time in the industry, and who wish to study on a day-release basis. The course places an emphasis on practical business skills together with management theory and understanding. Particularly suitable for students progressing to farm management, and eventually running a farm business.
Comprehensive training in the management of a farm/farm enterprise; this will enable learners to carry out the jobs required by their employer. A Trainer Assessor will visit the workplace to check on progress, and to ensure that evidence is being built towards the final qualifications;
City & Guilds Diploma in Work-Based Agricultural Business Management. This is divided into two parts: Farm enterprise (matched to the learners' farm employment) and Business and financial management.
Edexcel BTEC Level 4 Certificate in Project Management for Land-Based Industries
Apprentices have the same range of support facilities available as full-time students, including:
Teaching and Assessment
Level 5 Foundation Degree in Agricultural Management at University Centre Somerset.