Agriculture Engineering Courses
- Why Choose Cambria?
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Our Agricultural Engineering courses are designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in this ever-advancing industry.
The state-of-the-art agricultural workshop, together with the 970 acre commercial farm, provide you with the opportunity to have hands on experience within a working environment.
- With machinery used in both agriculture and plant applications becoming increasingly advanced and complex, it is vital that operators, mechanics, and field technicians are able to operate, diagnose, and rectify machinery and associated equipment.
- Using innovative and up-to-date technology, covering both agricultural and plant machinery, you will develop your skills and experience as machinery operators or mechanics, covering topics including machinery operation, GPS Auto Steering, specialist computer diagnostics, workshop practices, welding and fabrication, hydraulics, fuel, braking, steering, and suspension systems.
- During your time on the programme, you will also complete industrial work placements. These invaluable placements are integral to the course, allowing you to further develop your skills, as well as establish links within industry, helping to strengthen your future employment prospects.
- In addition, you will also have the option to undertake external assessments to gain certificates of competence in for example; tractor driving, construction vehicles, telescopic handler, abrasive wheels, pesticide spraying, and ATVs.
Why choose Cambria?
- Catered residential accommodation
- Extensive fleet of vehicles, tractors, field machinery and equipment
- Purpose built Agricultural Teaching Centre with laboratory facilities
- Extensive specialist workshops and modern welding facilities
- Visits to industry shows and competitions
- Lectures, guest speakers and demonstrations from industry specialists
- Entering competitions and shows
- Work experience with local employers
- Clubs and societies
- Community and volunteering opportunities