This course would suit you if you enjoy working in a farm environment, but don't have any previous experience.

The Level 1 Farming study programme is very practical and you will develop skills and techniques in aspects of farming. This can be farming of livestock, crops or a mixed farm. You will also increase your knowledge as you build up a portfolio of evidence for your Diploma.

Study Programme Level 1 is also available in Land based operations where you will work on outdoor jobs and learn practical skills and knowledge in aspects of animal care, gardening, farming and environmental conservation.

What units will I study?
  • Maintaining equipment and structures
  • Providing care for the farm animals
  • Maintaining animal accommodation
  • Care of the crops
  • Harvesting crops
  • Transporting animals
What qualification will i gain?
  • Level 1 Diploma in Agriculture
  • Employability Skills
  • Functional skills in Maths and English

How will I be assessed?

Your dedicated tutor will visit you frequently at your workplace. They will watch you working and help you to build a portfolio of evidence.

What is the entry process?

Click enquire now or call our Foundation Team on 01332 216640

What are the entry requirements?

This qualification is ideal for those aged 16 to 19 with no previous experience.

Course options after this training course?

Apprenticeship in Farming

Got a question?

Please call the Foundation Learning Team on 01332 216640

We make every effort to ensure this course information is accurate, however, we reserve the right to make alterations.

Laurence Craig

"The course has helped me develop my skills and knowledge, i can use these every day. My tutor comes from a farming background and they are able to give me advice and support when i need it."


We offer a wide range of NPTC and short courses at DART Training, including PA1, PA2 and PA6 spraying courses, animal transportation, chainsaw, tractor driving and more.