BTEC Nationals Agriculture (2010)

Here you’ll find support for teaching and studying BTEC Nationals in Agriculture. These vocational qualifications help level 3 students develop the practical knowledge, skills and understanding they need to prepare for their chosen career.  

Units offered include principles of plant and soil science, agricultural crop production, land-based machinery operations, and farm livestock husbandry, breeding and nutrition.

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Specification

Specification

BTEC Level 3 Agriculture specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC National
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Agriculture
Level:
Level 3
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
180
Total Qualification Time (TQT):
300
Qualification number (QN):
500/8237/1
Eligible for funding in England for:
16-18 (EFA funding)
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2010
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • Sat Aug 31 03:52:00 CDT 2019

BTEC Level 3 Agriculture specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC National
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Agriculture
Level:
Level 3
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
360
Total Qualification Time (TQT):
600
Qualification number (QN):
500/8242/5
Eligible for funding in England for:
16-18 (EFA funding), 19-23 Level 2 and 3 entitlement (SFA funding), 19+ Advanced learner loan (SFA funding)
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2010
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • Sun Dec 31 03:55:00 CST 2017

BTEC Level 3 Agriculture specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC National
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 3 90-credit Diploma in Agriculture
Level:
Level 3
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
540
Total Qualification Time (TQT):
900
Qualification number (QN):
601/1097/1
Eligible for funding in England for:
16-18 (EFA funding), 19-23 Level 2 and 3 entitlement (SFA funding), 19+ Advanced learner loan (SFA funding)
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2013
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • Sat Aug 31 07:04:00 CDT 2019

BTEC Level 3 Agriculture specification
Download PDF | 910.5 KB
Qualification type:
BTEC National
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Agriculture
Level:
Level 3
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
720
Total Qualification Time (TQT):
1200
Qualification number (QN):
500/8240/1
Eligible for funding in England for:
16-18 (EFA funding), 19-23 Level 2 and 3 entitlement (SFA funding), 19+ Advanced learner loan (SFA funding)
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2010
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • Sun Dec 31 07:07:00 CST 2017

BTEC Level 3 Agriculture specification
Download PDF | 910.5 KB
Qualification type:
BTEC National
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture
Level:
Level 3
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
1080
Total Qualification Time (TQT):
1800
Qualification number (QN):
500/8301/6
Eligible for funding in England for:
16-18 (EFA funding), 19-23 Level 2 and 3 entitlement (SFA funding), 19+ Advanced learner loan (SFA funding)
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2010
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • Sun Dec 31 07:11:00 CST 2017

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Meeting Local Needs

If you want to add optional units to a BTEC National qualification to Meet Local Needs (MLN), complete the application form below.

To learn more about using Meeting Local Needs units in your BTEC National course, download the MLN guidelines.

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Approval for centre-devised units

As our specifications explain, permission will only be granted to add centre or locally devised units to BTEC Nationals in very exceptional circumstances. 

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