If you're looking to build on your skills and create a real career opportunity within the agricultural machinery industry, this exciting course is definitely for you.
You'll get the chance to spend one day a week on a commercial placement; getting hands-on experience of agricultural engineering and other related working functions while building your contacts. You'll also get to study in our excellent workshops; fully equipped with the latest technology and facilities.
You can look forward to a varied programme of modules that also includes a work placement. You'll also continue your English and Maths up to GCSE level. Modules include:
- Air-conditioning and refrigerant handling
- Diesel fuel injection systems
- Hydraulic and electrical systems and components
- Understanding and servicing harvesting machinery
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Mature students without the above requirements will be considered.
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2 years, full-time
3 days per week
You'll get to work on a fleet of tractors, some with GPS, at our modern well-equipped workshops. This makes sure that you're learning on equipment that you'll be using in a current working environment. You'll meet visiting machinery dealers and enjoy specialist guest lectures. You'll also get the opportunity to develop your diagnostic skills as well as hands-on tools to use. We've also got an on-site welding shop.
By completing this course, youll be able to go on to complete a Foundation degree in Agricultural Engineering, an apprenticeship or employment in roles such as an Agricultural Contractor , Agricultural Mechanic or Machinery Operative.
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