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Farm Machinery Care
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Farm Machinery Care

About the Level 3 Farm Machinery Care Certificate

Many farmers are heavily reliant on machinery to help them complete their tasks. Farming equipment is large, expensive and in the wrong hands, it can be dangerous. This is why it is essential it is handled by experienced individuals. The Level 3 Farm Machinery Care Certificate teaches learners how best to maintain and care for this kind of machinery.

By studying distance learning modules at learndirect, students will learn what they need to know about engine operation, irrigation and hydraulics. The course also aims to educate students about the safe use and maintenance of hand and power tools. Altogether, this online course should take approximately 108 hours to complete. However, at learndirect we encourage our home study candidates to take all the time they need with their courses.

Who should study this course?

This course is ideal for those who plan to develop a career in the farming industry. Whether you were raised on a farm and want to expand your knowledge, or you are completely new to farming, this qualification will help you get where you need to be.

As with all of our courses here at learndirect, there are no entry requirements to meet. All we ask is that you are have an interesting in farm machinery care and are willing to commit time and effort to your home learning course.

What happens after the course?

By the end of this qualification, you will be able to care for and maintain farm machinery successfully. You will have a working knowledge of the machines’ functions and an awareness of any health and safety regulations.

If you enjoyed studying this course, you may choose to engage in further study. Courses like our Farming Management Course are ideal for people who want to progress in the industry. Some students may even go on to study at undergraduate level.

Alternatively, you may choose to go directly into work. This course is aimed specifically at people who want to work in farming. There are numerous positions in the industry you may choose to apply for. These include but are not limited to:

  • Farm manager
  • Tractor operator
  • General farm worker

For more information about this course, give us a call on this number: 01202 006 464

OUR PASS RATE
Professional Skills (National Average 82.6%)
90.9%

Engine Operation

Irrigation

Hydraulics

Mechanisation

Tractors

Hand Tools

Power Tools

Equipment Maintenance

Specific Workplace Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

At the end of this course successful learners will be given the option to receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Level 3 Farm Machinery Care Certificate of Achievement

The course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed learndirect to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. The Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

Farm Machinery Care

About the Level 3 Farm Machinery Care Certificate

Many farmers are heavily reliant on machinery to help them complete their tasks. Farming equipment is large, expensive and in the wrong hands, it can be dangerous. This is why it is essential it is handled by experienced individuals. The Level 3 Farm Machinery Care Certificate teaches learners how best to maintain and care for this kind of machinery.

By studying distance learning modules at learndirect, students will learn what they need to know about engine operation, irrigation and hydraulics. The course also aims to educate students about the safe use and maintenance of hand and power tools. Altogether, this online course should take approximately 108 hours to complete. However, at learndirect we encourage our home study candidates to take all the time they need with their courses.

Who should study this course?

This course is ideal for those who plan to develop a career in the farming industry. Whether you were raised on a farm and want to expand your knowledge, or you are completely new to farming, this qualification will help you get where you need to be.

As with all of our courses here at learndirect, there are no entry requirements to meet. All we ask is that you are have an interesting in farm machinery care and are willing to commit time and effort to your home learning course.

What happens after the course?

By the end of this qualification, you will be able to care for and maintain farm machinery successfully. You will have a working knowledge of the machines’ functions and an awareness of any health and safety regulations.

If you enjoyed studying this course, you may choose to engage in further study. Courses like our Farming Management Course are ideal for people who want to progress in the industry. Some students may even go on to study at undergraduate level.

Alternatively, you may choose to go directly into work. This course is aimed specifically at people who want to work in farming. There are numerous positions in the industry you may choose to apply for. These include but are not limited to:

  • Farm manager
  • Tractor operator
  • General farm worker

For more information about this course, give us a call on this number: 01202 006 464

Modules

Engine Operation

Irrigation

Hydraulics

Mechanisation

Tractors

Hand Tools

Power Tools

Equipment Maintenance

Specific Workplace Requirements

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

Endorsement

At the end of this course successful learners will be given the option to receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Level 3 Farm Machinery Care Certificate of Achievement

The course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed learndirect to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. The Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

OUR PASS RATE
Professional Skills
90.9%
(National Average 82.6%)
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