Is it for me?

To work in this sector, you will need to be able to use your own initiative, be confident in making decisions and communicate well. You will also need to have an interest in animal husbandry and growing crops. Good organisational and project management skills are essential, as is being able to work well in a team.

Our facilities

You will study this subject full time at Kirkley Hall Campus and will have access to our working farm at Kirkley Hall in Ponteland and tractor and machinery work shops with farm machinery and equipment.

Career ready

We work with the following employers to help you gain real work skills: Broomfield Farm, Oak Dean Farm, Crescent Farm.

Have you seen our excellent facilities?

We have some of the best facilities for agriculture students including:

  • Tractor and arboriculture machinery workshops with farm machinery and equipment

  • A working farm at Kirkley Hall in Ponteland

Expert & friendly support


pass rate on our agriculture, horticulture and animal care courses