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Practical Sheep Handling and Management Myerscough College

This course will give you practical demonstrations and useful advice about gathering and moving sheep. You will get some ideas on, Handling pens, Signs of health, Catching, Restraining, Turning sheep.This course will be mainly outdoors so dress according to the weather conditions and bring your wellingtons and a flask of drink.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Study mode: Short full time
Level 2 Award, Certificate or Diploma in Work-Based Agriculture (Poultry Production) Hadlow College
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

Formerly known as an NVQ, and taking place in the workplace at a suitable time arranged with your assessor, this course is aimed at those students who are working either on a poultry farm or in a hatchery. Through this qualification you will gain the essential skills needed to progress in the industry, as well as a solid understanding of the

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Full time
Keeping Laying Hens at Home Plumpton College
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

The course is aimed for those who would like to keep hens for domestic purposes. The course will cover selecting a breed, housing, health and general care.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Short full time | Weekend
Lambing Ewe Myerscough College

This course looks at preparation before lambing, including correct feeding and housing, the signs of lambing and equipment needed. Useful advice is given regarding the aftercare of the lamb and ewe including castration and tail docking. Lambing is first practiced on the simulator and those who are lucky enough may even get to try their hand and

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Study mode: Short full time
Level 3 Award, Certificate or Diploma in Work-Based Agriculture (Poultry Production) Hadlow College
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

Formerly known as an NVQ, and taking place in the workplace at a suitable time arranged with your assessor, this course builds on the competencies gained at Level 2 with students benefiting from a blend of theory and practical assessments all aimed at maximising their potential. You will be responsible for much of your own learning and evidence

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Full time
Hand Blade Sheep Shearing Plumpton College
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

A three day course covering the technique of shearing a sheep by hand. This course will cover: blade sharpening, preparation, sheep handling techniques, shearing techniques, fleece rolling and presentation for sale.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Study mode: Short full time
Sheep Dipping - Certificate of Competence Myerscough College

This course covers the following assessment of sheep dip facilities and their operation; relevant legislative, welfare, and environmental requirements; personal protective equipment (PPE); completing records accurately; control of common external parasites and sheep diseases; handling chemicals/COSHH, health & Safety, environmental

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Study mode: Short full time
Sheep Handling Plumpton College
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course will cover handling techniques for foot trimming, selection of ewes, injecting, and routine welfare and management tasks.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Study mode: Weekend
Adl - Academy For Distance Learning
Poultry BAG208 Adl - Academy For Distance Learning

This home study course will teach you to manage poultry on a small or large scale, and for production of eggs, meat or young birds. You will become skilled in all aspects of poultry care and management, including: terminology, breeds, nutrition, disease, layers, broilers, incubation, brooding, record-keeping, economics and marketing. This course

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Compass Education Ltd
Farm Animal Behaviour - Diploma Compass Education Ltd
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

As this course covers such a large subject there are more modules than normal, module 1 and any five further modules are required for a diploma to be issued. It is designed to be helpful to the farming community as well as those who may be considering taking up a smallholding or even keeping domesticated animals for their own enjoyment.

  • Duration: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Study Smart Online
Managing Poultry - Online Course Study Smart Online
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

Lesson Structure:  Introduction: Terminology, Breeds Nutrition Diseases In Poultry Layers Broilers Incubation Brooding Record Keeping, Economics & Marketing Aims - the learning objectives of the course:  Select appropriate poultry breeds for use in different production situations. Explain the

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Online
Depden Farm Shop and Training
LIVING THE GREEN LIFE: introduction to smallholding Depden Farm Shop and Training

Do you have some land of your own that is not doing anything productive? Would you like to keep some livestock but don’t know the best way to start? Are you uncertain of the legalities or the paperwork needed? Or would you just like to experience a fun day on a working smallholding and learn new skills? This 1 day course is for you. What

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Study mode: Weekend
Adl - Academy For Distance Learning
Sheep BAG210 Adl - Academy For Distance Learning

Equip yourself with a comprehensive knowledge of sheep farming. In this course you will learn a broad range of topics, including: Breeds, Selection and Breeding, Nutrition, Diseases, General Management of a Commercial Flock, Care of the Lamb, Wool and the Marketing of Sheep and Sheep Products. A thorough and practical online course

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Compass Education Ltd
Guinea Pig - Certificate Compass Education Ltd
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course has been designed with the new Guinea pig owner in mind. The course is also useful for rescue centre staff or those working in the pet industry, including pet shops, pet rescue and pet boarding. Course Modules 1) Guinea Pig Husbandry 2) Guinea Pig Healthcare This course is delivered in 2 study modules which

  • Duration: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Study Smart Online
Sheep Management - Online Course Study Smart Online
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

Lesson Structure:  Introduction: Terminology and Breeds Selection and Breeding Nutrition of Sheep Diseases of Sheep General Management of a Commercial Flock Care of the Lamb Wool The Marketing of Sheep and Sheep Products Aims - the learning objectives of the course:  Selecting the right breed of

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Online
Adl - Academy For Distance Learning
Dairy Cattle BAG205 Adl - Academy For Distance Learning

This Online course is developed in collaboration with qualified and experienced industry and university experts. Suitable if you manage one cow or a large herd, you will learn about dairy breeds and their selection, feeding, breeding and management. You will also learn about dairy products. A solid foundation for dairy farming.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Study Smart Online
Dairy Cattle Management - Online Course Study Smart Online
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

There are 9 lessons as follows: 1. Dairy Breeds 2. Dairy Products 3. The Lactation Cycle  4. Pests & Diseases of Dairy Cattle  5. Feeding Dairy Cattle  6. Managing Dairy Cattle 7. Breeding Dairy Cattle 8. Managing Dairy Facilities  9. Dairy Business Planning AIMS Select appropriate dairy breeds for

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Online
Adl - Academy For Distance Learning
Pigs BAG209 Adl - Academy For Distance Learning

ig production can be highly sophisticated or unsophisticated. This course develops a better understanding of pig biology and production. You will cover and gain skills in a comprehensive range of topics, including: breeding and selection, feeding, diseases, managing the boar, sow and litter, fattening pigs, economics and records

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Study Smart Online
Pig Management - Online Course Study Smart Online
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

Lesson Structure:  Introduction Breeding & Selection Feeding Diseases Managing the Boar Managing the Sow & Litter Managing of Fattening Pigs Economics & Records Managing a Piggery Aims - the learning objectives of the course:  Select appropriate pig breeds for different purposes. Explain how

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Online
Adl - Academy For Distance Learning
Beef Cattle BAG206 Adl - Academy For Distance Learning

Home Study Course in the management , economics and marketing of beef cattle. Develop your abilities to analyse and make decisions about the management requirements of beef cattle. This comprehensive distance learning course covers cattle breeds and breeding, diseases, feeding and nutrition. You will also develop your skills in management

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
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Animal Husbandry: Specific Animals Training
Guinea Pig - Certificate

COMPASS EDUCATION LTD

Cost: £155.00 per course

Location: Online course

Farm Animal Behaviour - Diploma

COMPASS EDUCATION LTD

Cost: £400.00 per course

Location: Online course

Dairy Cattle BAG205

ADL - ACADEMY FOR DISTANCE LEARNING

Cost: £325.00 per course

Location: Online course

Beef Cattle BAG206

ADL - ACADEMY FOR DISTANCE LEARNING

Cost: £325.00 per course

Location: Online course

Calf Rearing BAG207

ADL - ACADEMY FOR DISTANCE LEARNING

Cost: £325.00 per course

Location: Online course

Poultry BAG208

ADL - ACADEMY FOR DISTANCE LEARNING

Cost: £325.00 per course

Location: Online course

Pigs BAG209

ADL - ACADEMY FOR DISTANCE LEARNING

Cost: £325.00 per course

Location: Online course

Sheep BAG210

ADL - ACADEMY FOR DISTANCE LEARNING

Cost: £325.00 per course

Location: Online course

Beef Cattle Management - Online Course

STUDY SMART ONLINE

Cost: £389.00 per course

Location: Online course

Pig Management - Online Course

STUDY SMART ONLINE

Cost: £389.00 per course

Location: Online course

Sheep Management - Online Course

STUDY SMART ONLINE

Cost: £389.00 per course

Location: Online course

Dairy Cattle Management - Online Course

STUDY SMART ONLINE

Cost: £389.00 per course

Location: Online course

Managing Poultry - Online Course

STUDY SMART ONLINE

Cost: £389.00 per course

Location: Online course

LIVING THE GREEN LIFE: introduction to smallholding

DEPDEN FARM SHOP AND TRAINING

Cost: £55.00 per course

Location: Bury St. Edmunds