Part Time & Full Time Agriculture Courses in Hertfordshire

With over 500 acres of farmland, including arable, grassland and a working farm, our agriculture students get real hands on experience in this important industry.

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Why study Agriculture at Oaklands College

We specialise in breeding pedigree sheep, goats, cattle and pigs. We also run a commercial flock of sheep and during the busy lambing season our students have the opportunity to assist the farm manager on overnight duties. 

Students also participate in visits to local farms to work with a variety of livestock species and gain experience on a rage of farm machinery.

Our students regularly take part in county shows preparing and showing our prize winning sheep and cattle. 

Fantastic Facilities

Discover our fantastic facilities and take a virtual tour of our farm below.

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    HANDS ON EXPERIENCE - Our Agriculture Students have the chance to learn how to prepare and show livestock at county shows around the country, including the Hertfordshire, Suffolk and Berkshire shows. They will also assist during lambing season, to ensure ewes who are giving birth get the assistance and care they need.

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    WORKING FARM - Our working farm provides you with real hands-on experience of sheep, cattle, goats and pigs.

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    STUDY PROGRAMME - Our full time agriculture students enrol on a Study Programme which individualises your education whilst enhancing your employability skills. A Study programme is made up of four key elements which includes a main vocational qualification, the development of English and maths through the study of GCSEs or Functional Skills, Work-related learning through work experience and Personal Development Reviews.

Opportunities in Agriculture

This course is designed to enable your progression onto higher education. With further study, possible future career options open to you include

Expert Tutors

Our animal care and agriculture staff have a wide range of experience in the industry, for example, animal charities, veterinary surgery and nursing, safari parks and livestock husbandry.

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Over 64% of our students go on to find work placements in their chosen field of study

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