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Pearson BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Agriculture

The primary focus of this qualification is to prepare young farmers for the practical aspects of farming and introduce them to the day to day running of a farm.


Learners will initially focus on Animal and Plant Husbandry which is vital for any pupils who desire to engage in pastoral farming or arable farming.  Throughout this 2 year course pupils will engage in crop production and monitor the progression and growth of a range of crops including ; potatoes, carrots, tomatoes etc. It is a very enjoyable, hands on subject which promotes independence and a range of thinking skills.

Units which are covered within this unit are:

  • Unit 6 Introduction to Animal and Plant Husbandry

  • Assist with Agricultural Crop Production Unit

  • Unit 4 Introduction to Farm Animal Production