Are you interested in Agriculture training?

This qualification will support roles such as a farm worker, tractor driver, stock person or similar role within a family farm business.

At Pathways Training we deliver Apprenticeships in Agriculture that will give you a nationally recognised qualification. If you don’t want to come to college, we can arrange to assess you on the farm but if you do wish to combine your practical skills with college attendance then this also possible.


Level 2

Foundation Apprenticeship

Subjects may include: Monitoring and maintaining health and safety, establish and maintain conditions appropriate to the welfare of animals, prepare feed and water supplies for livestock, and many more.

Level 3


Apprenticeship Subjects may include: routine husbandry, cultivating sites for planting crops, maintaining and storing records within the workplace, maintain site hygiene and bio security, record keeping and prepare and use tractors and attachments.

Apprenticeships include:

  • Level 2 and 3 Diploma in Work-based Agriculture (QCF)
  • ESW Communication Skills
  • ESW Application of Number Skills
  • Industry certificates of competences
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Entry requirements

Learners must be:

  • Living/ working in Wales (must meet eligibility criteria)
  • Employed for at least 16 hours each week throughout the apprenticeship

Employer Incentive: Your employer may be able to claim up to £3,500 towards the cost of your training (Subject to eligibility criteria).

What will the qualification lead to?

After completing level 2 and 3 learners can progress onto:

  • Higher Apprenticeship in Agriculture
  • Level 4 Certificate in Agricultural Management
  • Level 4 Diploma in Agricultural Business Management.