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Agriculture is a vital part of Cumbria's economy and community. Be part of its future with us.

Agriculture and other land-based work is a vital part of Cumbria’s economy and culture. We are excited to offer these new programmes, delivered by experienced staff, for those wanting to develop the skills needed to make a career working in the sector.

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Cumbria has a diverse land-based sector and our programmes will teach you modern techniques for productivity and business methods that will allow you to embrace the opportunities that will arise in the years to come. With our Cumbrian based offer and staff expertise, we will tailor our programmes to suit the needs of the local employers whilst ensuring that you have the knowledge and skills to succeed anywhere. With Cumbrian agriculture alone accounting for nearly 5% of all English farms over 508,000 hectares and full time 12,000 jobs there is plenty of work to do.

We will use our network of local employers to give you a diverse, relevant set of experiences. This won’t be tied to one place or type of location or our facilities, so we can ensure you receive the training you need to be ready for what faces you after you leave college. This will include both taught practical sessions and work placements. You will undertake a work experience package that will allow you to put into practice and develop the skills you learn at college. This will be tailored to develop the skills and knowledge you need for your future in agriculture.

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Agriculture, Land Management & Production T-Level
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 2 Years

This course combines academic knowledge with meaningful work placements within the agriculture sector. During the 2-year programme, students will learn the core knowledge and skills needed for entry to various agriculture, land management and production occupations.

Safe & Responsible Use of Veterinary Medicines for KC Students
Part-time 2 Enquire 1 day

The level 2 CoC in the Safe and Responsible Use of Veterinary Medicines aims to provide candidates with the skills and knowledge to use veterinary medicines safely, responsibly and in accordance with current legislation.