Five GCSEs including Science, with Maths and English at grade 4 or Level 2 at Merit Level plus Maths and English at grade 4.
What will I learn?
Over the duration of the course, you will cover:
- Operating principles of different types of land‑based machinery and equipment
- Tools, equipment and materials and their application in land-based engineering
- Maintenance and repair of land-based machinery and equipment
- Diagnostic activities on land-based machinery and equipment
- Maintenance and preparation for out-of-season storage
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed via a range of methods including external and internal assessment as well as an employer led project as part of your extended industry work placement.
Where will it lead me?
The specialist pathway route in Agriculture, Land Management and Production will open several opportunities within the land-based sector including careers in Agriculture such as a Farmer, Agricultural Engineer or Farm Management. Other routes into the Arboriculture and Horticulture industries could lead to opportunities such as a Forestry Worker, Countryside Ranger or Landscaper.
Study+ at Sparsholt College allows you to engage in a range of activities that will enrich your student experience whilst studying at the college. The activities range from Digital Wellbeing and Literacy to our Beekeeping Society, British Sign Language, Wall Climbing and even additional Maths+ and English+ sessions to help you with your entire study program. All students will also be provided with the opportunity of joining the Student Government or Student Council which meets to discuss matters close to student’s hearts and make an active change on campus to matters such as sustainability and student experience.
Sparsholt College has a wide range of state-of-the-art facilities including new projects like a Robotic Milking Parlour and Agritech Centre being built specifically for the introduction of the T Level in Agriculture, Environment and Animal Care in September 2023. Sparsholt College also has many existing facilities that you will experience whilst studying the T Level, such as the Animal Health Welfare and Research Centre, the Fullbore rifle range, Sawmill, Horticultural facilities, Equine Centre and Sika Deer Pen.
- Farm manager/Assistant farm manager
- Agricultural Retail
- Skilled Machinery Operator
- Stock Person
- Agricultural Contractor
- Livestock Nutritionist
- AI Technician