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Agricultural Engineering

Working as an agri-engineer, you’ll use highly developed skills and a good knowledge of science and technology to design, develop and install machinery used in the environmental and agricultural industries. You’ll also work on any issues relating to the functionality and efficiency of vehicles & equipment.

There is still a shortage of agricultural engineers, so future employment prospects are good. Your choice of career path will lead to an exciting future in whatever engineering role you would like to pursue. Qualified agri-engineers can look at all areas of employment, from working with an parts company, to working in agricultural machinery sales to servicing agricultural equipment

Fantastic Facilities

At our Rodbaston facility you will work in the very centre of our Land Based College

Earn a good salary

Full-time salaries in professional engineering occupations range between £29,780 – £56,525

Industry expert tutors

You will be taught by some of the industry’s top agricultural Engineers

Learner progression

Local employers support our learners’ progression into apprenticeships/employment

Key information about Agricultural Engineering at South Staffordshire College

You will gain all practical and academic knowledge which will allow you to progress into a successful and rewarding career in agricultural engineering.

The qualifications are delivered by friendly and dedicated staff that have over 30 years of industry experience.

Agricultural Engineering qualifications cover all aspects of the land-based engineers industries and enable you to make an informed choice on which pathway you wish to take within engineering. Be it sales, manufacturing, process engineering, service engineering, design and development, maintenance, or management.

You can become a…
  • Land Based Engineer
  • Agricultural Engineer
  • Designer
  • Equipment tester
  • Engineering Technician
  • Service agricultural Engineer
  • Service horticultural engineer
  • Environmental Consultant
  • European development coordinator
  • North American development coordinator

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Why SSC?

At South Staffordshire College our students come first, and everything we do is aimed at helping you to realise your full potential. We are about careers not courses and our expert staff will make sure you have the skills and knowledge needed to give you that competitive edge for when you start your career within your chosen industry.

As a school leaver, you will be treated as an adult, within a friendly and supportive environment. You’ll enjoy more freedom and independence, and you’ll make many new friends, all with the same passion and journey ahead as you. As an adult, we understand you may feel uneasy about returning to education, but there is no need to be. We have smaller class sizes and supportive tutors to make you feel very welcome.

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