Course type:

Level 3 National Diploma Agriculture (Farm Mechanisation)

Increase your knowledge and practical skills across machinery operation, workshop skills and crop production with this one-year programme.

The course will provide you with the opportunity to develop an in-depth understanding of a wide range of agricultural subjects.

What you will study

You'll study aspects of:

  • Machinery maintenance
  • Workshop
  • Fabrication skills
  • Agronomy associated with combinable and forage crops

Industry experience

We place a huge value on work experience which is incorporated into the course and a component of the Hartpury Certificate.

Through industry links and a period of work placement 99% of students make positive progression into employment or in some cases higher education.

Career and education opportunities

On successful completion, opportunities are available through some universities to progress onto foundation degree courses or into full time employment.

How to apply for this course

Course Duration

1 Year
1 Year course
Course type:
Full Time

Entry Requirements

Merit or above in BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate Agriculture (Farm Mechanisation), satisfactory reference from course tutor and GCSE grade 4 or above in Mathematics and English Language.

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

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