NPTC Level 2 Award

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Learn the practical and theory for NPTC Safe Use of Sheep Dip.

Course outline

Assessment Schedule: 

  • NPTC Safe Use of Sheep Dip
  • Guidance Notes for Candidates and Assessors:
  • Unit 1: Prepare to dip sheep
  • Part 1: Undertake an initial practical assessment prior to sheep being dipped
  • Part 2: Demonstrate knowledge of dipping in sheep 

The qualification will be awarded to candidates who meet the assessment requirements for Unit 1, split into 2 parts.

Unit 1

  • Part 1 -Assessment is carried out on a one candidate to one Assessor basis, using oral questions in the vicinity of a sheep dip.
  • Part 2 - Assessed through a GOLA test (using a laptop computer)

In order to pass the assessment for Part 2, candidates must obtain at least 28 marks out of the maximum 35 marks (80%).

Please note that there is a £126 mandatory exam fee.

Course reference: AGP016

Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Dates & Location:

Date: TBC

Time: 09:00- 15:00

Location: Flimwell


1 day plus an assessment day


£95 plus a £126 mandatory assessment fee.


Come and discover our excellent agriculture facilities at Plumpton - set in the backdrop of the beautiful South Downs. You’ll find the latest state of the art equipment plus all the different types of farmland for you to experience here at Plumpton. 

  • Lots of space for you to work in

Our 780-hectare commercial farming estate gives you the opportunity to experience different livestock and arable farming.

  • The latest equipment for you to discover

We’ve got a modern 300 cow dairy unit complete with 36:36 Herringbone milking parlour where you’ll gain hands-on experience.

  • An extensive range of livestock for you to experience

You’ll get to work with our Sussex beef cattle, sow pig unit plus our extensively managed flock of 550 sheep.

  • The perfect environment for you to study

You’ll enjoy practical lessons where you’ll gain hands-on farming experience in our modern classrooms and farming sites.

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