East Durham College Agriculture Careers & Courses
If you love working outdoors, an agricultural course is the perfect starting point. Our courses cover a broad range of land-based topics related to farming tasks, including livestock husbandry, general machinery skills, estate work, work experience and safe working.
There are many different potential career routes for agricultural students, including the options below.Agricultural Courses at East Durham College
Agriculture Courses at EDC
We offer a huge range of courses and subject options, and provide advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme of study.
Our Range of Agric Courses
City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Work-Based AgricultureFull-Time
City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Work-Based, Land-Based Operations (Houghall)Full-Time
City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in AgricultureFull-Time
City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Work-Based Agriculture (QCF)Full-Time
City & Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in AgricultureFull-Time
We have a range of events including open days and taster sessions that allow students to experience life at college. Here are three of our upcoming events.View All Events
Houghall October Come to College Open Evening
Houghall October 31st Come to College Open Evening
Houghall November Come to College Open Evening
Average Salary (Farm Worker)
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The course has opened my eyes to what else is out there. I’ve always wanted to work with animals and for all that hasn’t changed, I now know so much more about the industry…
My agricultural course was hard work, but also extremely rewarding. I’ve learned a lot during my time at Houghall.
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Where Will a Land-Based Course Take You?
Houghall gives you all of the tuition and facilities you need to pursue your dream career outside.