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The course is for people who want to work in Agricultural Engineering, this will help you to build on your experience and qualifications to be able to work in an Industry that is fast growing.
It is made up of SEVEN modules (a total of 60 Credits). ALL SEVEN modules MUST be achieved in order to achieve the full qualification.
an example of the modules you will be studying are below
Modules are run over a term (between 10 – 12 weeks) and must be completed by the end of each term. Modules will be delivered and assessed through a variety of practical and written tasks, with a weighting of 50/50.
Each module can be achieved at a PASS, MERIT or DISTINCTION overall.
The entry requirements are 4 GCSE's at D grade or equivalent ,ideally including English, Maths and Science. ( new grading structure level 3Maths and English
English and maths are integral to gaining employment and are included on every study programme to support your development and progression in these important skills. With this in mind you will need to attend Functional skills English/maths or GCSE in English/maths depending on your previous attainment. This will be discussed at interview and confirmed when you enrol.
You will be expected to purchase your own personal protective equipment (PPE) equipment and bring it with you for every practical session. You will be advised of specific requirements for your course when joining instructions are sent out after interview./paragraph>
As with all FE college courses, you will also be expected to provide your own stationary and always attend college fully equipped for lessons with a folder, note paper and writing implements.
WORK EXPERIENCE is ESSENTIAL!! You should provide evidence of 150 hours throughout the year from a suitable work experience placement. You will be supported by your Course tutor and work placement team, however, please be aware that it is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to find a placement and complete a work experience Health & Safety Check form with details of your placement / provider.
FT = Full-Time, PT = Part-Time, WBL = Work Based Learning
NOTE: Cannock Campus courses are relocating. For details on which campus they are moving to and information on our FREE transport offer, please visit: www.southstaffs.ac.uk/cannockbus
Are you looking for part-time, evening or weekend courses?
You can find them in the Community Education section.