Mechanics Level 2 (Agricultural Engineering)

Develop your skills and knowledge in the servicing and repair of vehicles using our fleet of tractors and agricultural machinery with this Level 2 Diploma based at our Auction Mart Campus, Skipton.

Course Level:
Level 2
Duration:
1 Year
Campus:
Auction Mart
Awarding Body:
City & Guilds

Overview

This course will introduce you to Agricultural Engineering and enable you to develop skills and knowledge required to repair and maintain a wide range of land-based machines such as tractors, farm and grounds maintenance machinery.

You will be taught by industry specialists with a wealth of experience in Construction Plant and Agricultural Machinery in the College’s well-equipped workshops supplemented by external visits and work experience.

Modules

  • 4X4 Engines
  • Farm Machinery
  • Hydraulics Maintenance & Repair of Land-based Machinery
  • Operation of Land-based Machinery
  • Steering Suspension & Brakes
  • Tractors
  • Transmission
  • Welding & Fabrication
  • Wheels & Tyres

Entry Requirements

  • 4 GCSEs 9-3 (A*-D) or Land-based Studies Level 1 or Mechanics Level 1 including English & Maths GCSEs 9-2 (A*- E)

Progression

Career

Your choices may include:

  • Farm Work & Agricultural Contracting
  • Agricultural Engineering Service Technician
  • Plant Machinery Service Technician
  • Hire Centre Technician

Academic

Your choices may include:

  • Mechanics (Agricultural Engineering) Level 3
  • Land-based Service Engineering Apprenticeship
  • Countryside Management Level 3