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Our Agricultural courses will help you to develop skills and knowledge in a range of associated subjects such as Livestock, Grassland and Crop Production and Farm Management.

The agriculture sector, often referred to as the backbone of the global economy, offers a unique and rewarding career path for those passionate about sustainable food production, environmental stewardship, and innovation. Choosing a career in agriculture can be both fulfilling and impactful, contributing to the world's food security and the well-being of communities.

One of the primary reasons to consider agriculture as a career is its critical role in feeding the world's growing population. Agriculture professionals work tirelessly to develop and implement strategies for efficient and sustainable food production. From farmers and agronomists to agricultural engineers and researchers, individuals in this field play a vital role in ensuring a stable and secure food supply for present and future generations.

Agriculture is a diverse sector with numerous career opportunities. It encompasses various areas such as crop production, animal husbandry, agribusiness, sustainable agriculture, and agricultural technology. This diversity allows individuals to choose a specialisation that aligns with their interests and goals, whether it's working directly on a farm, conducting research in a lab, or managing agricultural businesses.

In recent years, the agriculture sector has seen remarkable technological advancements. Precision agriculture, robotics, and data-driven solutions have transformed the industry, making it an exciting space for innovation and problem-solving. This opens up avenues for those interested in combining their passion for agriculture with cutting-edge technology and sustainability practices.

Moreover, a career in agriculture offers the opportunity to have a positive impact on the environment. Sustainable farming practices can help mitigate the effects of climate change and preserve natural resources. Professionals in agriculture are at the forefront of adopting eco-friendly approaches, such as organic farming and integrated pest management, contributing to a healthier planet.

Whether you're drawn to hands-on work in the field or prefer a role that leverages your scientific, business, or technological skills, the agriculture sector offers diverse and meaningful career paths. It's a field where your contributions can directly influence global food security, environmental conservation, and rural development, making it an excellent choice for those who value purposeful work and making a difference.

Career Opportunities:

  • Farm Worker: Average Salary - £18,000 to £25,000 per year
  • Agricultural Technician: Average Salary - £22,000 to £30,000 per year
  • Farm Manager: Average Salary - £30,000 to £45,000 per year
  • Agronomist: Average Salary - £25,000 to £40,000 per year
  • Agricultural Engineer: Average Salary - £30,000 to £50,000 per year
  • Veterinarian (in agriculture): Average Salary - £30,000 to £50,000 per year
  • Agricultural Consultant: Average Salary - £30,000 to £50,000 per year
  • Horticulturist: Average Salary - £20,000 to £35,000 per year
  • Food Scientist: Average Salary - £25,000 to £45,000 per year
  • Environmental Scientist (in agriculture): Average Salary - £25,000 to £40,000 per year

Which level and course is right for me?

We offer the largest number of further and higher education courses in North Wales: from Level 2 up to Level 3. We also offer Apprenticeships.

Here is a simple guide that explains the levels, courses and progression routes available to you.

Career in Agriculture

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