Course type:

Level 3 Extended Certificate Agriculture

Increase your knowledge and practical skills across machinery operation, livestock skills and crop production on this course.

You can develop a more in-depth understanding of a wide range of agricultural subjects with this course.

What you will study

You'll study aspects of:

  • Sheep
  • Production
  • Machinery operation
  • Agronomy associated with combinable crop production

You'll have access to excellent facilities on campus and get hands-on experience completing duties on our Home Farm.

Career and education opportunities

In completion, you should have a thorough understanding of agriculture related subjects and be ready to progress into the final year of the diploma in agriculture.

How to apply for this course

Course Duration

1 Year
1 Year course
Course type:
Full Time

Entry Requirements

2 GCSEs at grade 4 or above to include English Language and either Mathematics or a Science

Why study Agriculture at Hartpury College?

Whether you’re studying Agriculture, Engineering, Farm Mechanisation or Gamekeeping, our 500-hectare farm estate will be your classroom.

You’ll have the opportunity to get involved in every aspect of farming and estate operation; whether it’s milking in the dairy unit, maintaining farm machinery or active participation in routine farm and gamekeeping duties.

Two students holding lambs

How to apply

Apply online

To apply for a diploma course or A-levels at Hartpury College please complete an online application

What happens next?

Once we receive your application, we will write and invite you to attend an interview and written assessment with a member of staff on your chosen course. The interview is an opportunity to discuss the course content, ask any questions you may have and go on a tour of the campus.


If you are unable to complete an online application please contact

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