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BTEC Level 3 in Agriculture

Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care

Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title BTEC Level 3 in Agriculture
Code 3
Qualification Type National Award (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Part Time


The Level 3 in Agriculture is intended for those with a passion for working with crops, livestock and machinery. It is designed for those wanting primarily to work on farms, but also within other related land-based industries where an in-depth knowledge of various types of agricultural enterprises and machinery is required.

A range of pathways are available, dependent on your qualifications.

  • One-year Extended Certificate
  • One-year Foundation Diploma  
  • Two-year Diploma 
  • Two-year Extended Diploma.


  • Plant and soil science
  • Agriculture business and income generation project
  • Estate skills
  • Farm livestock husbandry
  • Crop production
  • Pig, dairy, sheep and beef production
  • Machinery operation
  • Professional working responsibilities
  • English and Maths, as required.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 4 or C or equivalent, preferably including English and Maths, or a relevant BTEC Level 2 / First Diploma, plus one satisfactory reference. 

Your next steps...

Students can progress to study Agriculture at degree-level at Riseholme College.


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