The Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture is a full-time course with attendance at College over three days per week, with the remainder of the week spent at a suitable work placement. This course is suitable for those who wish to progress to running the family farm or who wish to gain employment at a more senior level within agriculture.
The Level 3 City and Guilds College Extended Diploma is made up of 180 credits.
A 90 credit Diploma will be completed in year 1 and the full Extended Diploma in year 2.
A full range of units will be studied. This includes; animal and crop science, animal production systems, soil management, rural business management, estate maintenance and machinery systems.
There will also be a suitable period of relevant work experience.