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The complexity of agricultural management is tightened by many factors including global population growth, transforming economic and political circumstances, environmental change and rapid developments in technology.
We have access to a range of learning areas including equine, animal care, agriculture and horticulture across our York and Middlesbrough campuses.
With an increasing population to feed, sustainable agricultural practice is more than ever at the forefront of global food production.
Game keeping is a traditional profession created to protect game species for Royal hunting forests.
An apprenticeship is a job with training. The job must have a productive purpose and should provide the apprentice with the opportunity to embed and consolidate the knowledge, skills and behaviours they need for their immediate job and future career.
A General Farm Worker will work alongside a supervisor, supporting daily operations for the farm enterprises including being responsible for carrying out routine work such as assisting with animal and plant health and nutrition, maintaining health and safety and biosecurity.
As a Livestock Unit Technician you will usually operationally manage the livestock-related tasks on the farm such as animal health and welfare from conception and birth through to the customer, and to support business productivity.
As a Crop Technician you will be responsible for optimising crop/plant yields through establishment, management, harvest and post-harvest operations, while maintaining and improving the surrounding environment.
This programme is aimed at those wanting to work in the agriculture sector linked to sustainability, welfare, food security, biodiversity and ecology.
This programme is aimed at those wanting to work in the livestock nutrition sector in roles such as nutrition consultancy, farming and sales.