Countryside & Agriculture
Do you thrive being outdoors and enjoy practical study? Study with us at our Auction Mart Campus on the edge of the exquisite Yorkshire Dales National Park and prepare for employment in the countryside, conservation and ecology industries.
Our specialist pathways include Agriculture, Countryside and Environment, Forestry and Arboriculture, Horticulture and Gamekeeping, giving you the ability to focus on the subjects you are really interested in.
With access to sheep, dairy and arable farms, estates, national parks and leisure facilities through our extensive and well-established employer links, you will be able to develop the range of practical skills you need for the huge range of employment opportunities in the Land-based sector, whether you choose to study a full-time course or an Apprenticeship.
Our tutors are experts in their fields with specialist knowledge of agricultural botany, ecology and garden design and with experience of working with the National Trust, Skipton in Bloom and Harrogate Flower Show.
In addition to work placements, you may be able to study for additional qualifications in chainsaw and brushwood cutter usage, dry stone walling and ATV handling.
|Countryside & Land Management||Level 1, Level 2, Level 3|
|Horticulture||Level 1, Level 2, Level 3|
|Countryside Worker Apprenticeship||Level 2|
|General Farm Worker Apprenticeship||Level 2|
|Horticulture & Landscape Operative Apprenticeship||Level 2|
|Livestock Unit Technician Apprenticeship||Level 3|
|Wildlife & Conservation Management FdSc||Level 5|
|Dry Stone Walling - Introduction||Sat 16 September 2023|
|Wildlife Identification - Introduction||Thu 2 May 2024|