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Land Management & Production (T Level)

Agriculture Advanced (Level 3)


Land Management & Production (T Level)

This course is suitable for anyone wanting a career in agricultural production and land management. When studying a T Level qualification, you will spend 80% of your time studying theory and learning practical skills on our 98 hectare Kingshill Farm site, and 20% on a high-quality placement with an employer.

This study programme includes a broad range of units to enable you to develop the knowledge and technical skills required to work in crop and livestock husbandry industries.

In the first year of your course you will study a range of agriculture subjects, in year 2 your will be able to choose between specialist units in livestock production and crop production.

Course information

Need to know

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at Grade 4 or above including English Language and Maths.

What qualification will I gain?

City and Guilds T Level in Agriculture Land Management and Production – Crop and Plant Production


City and Guilds T Level in Agriculture Land Management and Production – Livestock Production

How will I be assessed? 

This course will be assessed by exam and synoptic assessment. In the second year there will be a work-based project.

Course content

The first year of the course consists of core knowledge and understanding in:

Sustainability, Biosecurity, Ethics, Supply Chain, Business, Equality, Relationship Management, Communication, Finance, Health and Safety, Information and Data, Working in the Agricultural Sector and practical crop production and livestock practices.

In the second year of the course, you will have the option to choose specific units in either Livestock production or Crop production.

Crop production unit content will include:

  • Operating principles of machinery, equipment and technology
  • Crop selection and establishment
  • Crop science, nutrient and chemical planning
  • Crop harvest, handling and yield analysis
  • Business planning and growth
  • Principles of soil, water and energy codes of practice
  • Estate management
  • Key environmental legislations

Livestock production unit content will include:

  • Animal biology
  • Animal health and welfare
  • Nutrition and feeding
  • Animal breeding
  • Animal husbandry and environments
  • Business management and assurance schemes
  • Estate management
  • Key environmental legislations

Next steps

Course progression:

On completion of this study programme you could progress on to the Agriculture Foundation Degree (FdSc) here at College, or a university-level course elsewhere, or find employment in the agriculture sector.

Career progression:

Farm Worker, Agricultural Contractor, farm manager, agronomist, machinery technician, Livestock Technician, breeding technician, stockman and assurance scheme assessor.

Additional information

To study this course you will be required to have:

  • PPE: Steel Toe Capped Boots or Wellington Boots
  • 2 Pairs of Overalls

A number of trips will be organised in the UK and abroad, and you will also have the opportunity to enter competitions and participate in agriculture shows.

The College works closely with the local community and employers to give you the experience of the working environment.

You could also study to achieve the following additional qualifications:

  • Level 2 Certificate in competency of Tractor driving
  • Level 2 Certificate in competency of Fork lift truck operations
  • PA1 Pesticide application
  • PA2 Pesticide application mounted sprayer

Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, or  contact

Available Courses
Shuttleworth College
Starts: 04/09/2023
Type: Full Time
Length: 2 years
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
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Fees: Fee notes: T Level courses are for 16-19 year olds who have completed their GCSEs.

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Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.


Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, email or call us on 0345 658 8990.


We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.


Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 to order your copy.