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National Award Farm Animal Management Introduction A one year course equivalent to one A level, this National Award will give you an excellent broad understanding of the management of farm animals. About the course The course will cover the health, feeding, breeding and welfare of all classes of farm livestock including sheep, pig and beef dairy cows. You will gain knowledge and experience through a mixture of practical work and lecture sessions. Practicals will include lambing sheep, cultivations, estate maintenance and halter training cattle. You will have the opportunity to obtain an additional NPTC qualification in animal transportation, tractor driving, Veterinary Medicine Certificate and quad bikes. You will also have the chance to enjoy UK study tours and farm visits. The course includes Animal science Animal health Animal husbandry Plant science Land based machinery Crop husbandry Environmental issues Individual project study Business management Estate Skills Functional skills in Maths, English or ICT Length of the course 1 year full-time What qualifications will I gain? National Award in Agricultural Production Additional training is provided in a number of disciplines and students can work towards one of the NPTC qualifications below: - All Terrain Vehicle - Tractor Driving - Veterinary Medicine Certificate - Transportation of Livestock Certificate Functional skills in Maths, English or ICT Course options after this programme National Certificate/Diploma in Agriculture Career options Assistant farm manager Livestock welfare inspector Own farm business Herdsperson

National Award Farm Animal Management Introduction A one year course equivalent to one A level, this National Award will give you an excellent broad understanding of the management of farm animals. About the course The course will cover the health, feeding, breeding and welfare of all classes of farm livestock including sheep, pig and beef dairy cows. You will gain knowledge and experience...

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