Agriculture Courses | Farming Courses Online
Our agriculture courses have been developed by farming professionals, who have used their expertise gained through qualifications and experience, to create our online courses to help you gain the right farming skills for agriculture work in the UK or abroad.
The development of agricultural methods has enabled mankind to survive and thrive as a species and has become exploited to such an extent, farming methods are now continually being re-evaluated. As the world’s population grows, so does the demand for more food, more energy and more products. Complete a farming course with ADL part-time and learn agriculture at a pace to suit you, whether in conventional or organic farming techniques.
We have many distance learning courses, that you can learn on your mobile, tablet, laptop or desktop PC using the online classroom. These include courses in:
- Farm Management
- Organic Farming
- Animal Husbandry for Goats, Pigs, Sheep, Poultry, Beef and Dairy Cattle
- Animal Breeding
- Crop growing and Crop protection
- Farm Produce Refrigeration
- Soil Management and Pasture Management
- Soil and Water Chemistry
- Water Conservation and Management
Learn online via distance learning: With mentor/tutor support when you need it, our farming courses are equally applicable to the UK and the rest of the World. Whether you're currently employed on a farm, have your own small-holding, or want to acquire the skills to get into agriculture at the ground floor, we have a course for you.
Increase your chances of getting noticed: Employers are looking for passion and self-motivation in a potential employee, so completing an online farming course at your own cost can only help your CV to stand out from other applicants.
Learn about Agriculture: Choose from our wide range of agriculture courses, including Level 4 Certificates and Advanced Certificates, Level 5 Diplomas and Level 6 Advanced Diplomas and Higher Advanced Diplomas.
Get an agriculture course qualification: ADL offers a variety of programs with the option of gaining an endorsed Certificate from TQUK, a UK Government approved awarding organisation, listed as "recognised" on the Ofqual Register.
Careers in Agriculture: Farm workers are in short supply, so complete one or more of our courses to help forge a career in arable and livestock farming, farm management or agricultural machinery.
Professional Development for Agriculture: Extend your professional development to acquire new areas of expertise, including in specific disciplines such as plant protection, livestock welfare, plus soil and water management.
Can't find a qualification to suit your needs? Why not speak with one of our Agriculture Course Advisers and get FREE advice on +44 (0)1227 789 649? or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Our online home study courses may be studied for vocational purposes, self-enrichment (hobby) or for serious study leading to higher qualifications. You'll receive unlimited tutor and admin support and be able to start at any time.
Whether your interest in farming is hobby based or you're looking for more formal qualifications, there’s a course for you. Now is the time to train for a career in agriculture. Choose from our wide selection of courses below.
To be successful in the Agribusiness industry depends upon being successful off the farm as much as on the farm. Studying this online course will teach you how to make informed decisions and improved choices regarding the agricultural industry.
This course develops your ability to analyse and manage marketing problems in an agricultural enterprise. Topics covered include: market research, management of your marketing, promotions, handling produce, packaging, distribution, customer relations and more.
Enhance your green credentials, with this Alternative Agriculture course online, studied via distance learning. Alternative farming practices seek to reduce the amount of antibiotics, chemical pesticides and fertilizers used in agriculture and instead rely on more natural processes.
Advanced Diploma in Agriculture (Crops) course online. This course includes the core units from the Diploma in Agriculture, plus more elective modules to choose from and a Workplace project.
Advanced Diploma in Agriculture (Livestock) course online. This course includes the core units from the Diploma in Agriculture, plus more elective modules to choose from and a Workplace project.
This Higher Advanced Diploma (12 modules) in Animal Husbandry is a complete qualification for people wishing to work in agriculture at a technician or management level, in positions such as a farm manager, technical representatives, trainers or consultants.
This course will teach you how to work on a farm, or how to run your own. It is ideal for those already working in the agricultural industry, wanting to up skill and improve their career prospects. those taking over the family farm from their parents, or anyone wishing to develop a career in farming.
Learn the principles and practices that underpin commercial broad acre crop production (agronomy) and develop an ability to interpret and apply information practically, on a farm. Complement your farming studies or experience and seek employment in the highly sought after field of agronomy!
When we go to the supermarket to buy our weekly shop, the bread, fruit, vegetables, tea and coffee that we put into our shopping trolley, are all the end result of agronomic techniques employed by the grower. And it doesn't stop there; agronomists also play a crucial part.
By completing this course, you will acquire a sound understanding of Agronomy as it relates to cereals, pulses and pseudo grains. As well as learning about different grains, you will gain skills regarding which species and cultivators you should choose.
Agronomy III - Root Crop Production online - BAG301: Agronomics is the science of plant and soil management, applied to the growing of various crops including: Grains, Pulses, Psuedo-grains, (covered in our Agronomy II course) and Root Crops, covered in this distance learning programme.
This course provides a foundation for dealing with those changes, whether on your own farm, or in a broader sense. It allows you to develop skills and knowledge in alternative farming methods using materials which have a minimal impact on the environment.
Become a brilliant breeder! Learn to plan an animal breeding program, incorporating genetic theory, breeding program management and practical aspects of daily husbandry practice. This online course is relevant to all animal, from pets to farm animals and horses to wildlife.
Learn about Animal Health Care. An excellent vocational pathway towards employment in the Veterinary industry. Learn to care for the health of any type of animal and understand the scope of services offered by animal care services, including veterinary practices.
Working with animals? Get back to basics! Gain a thorough foundation knowledge of animal anatomy and physiology. This is essential for careers requiring good animal care and management. An excellent starting point for working with animals in any situation.
The Academy for Distance Learning are a leading provider for online course with professional qualifications in the UK, and renowned for the care and committed support we deliver for your learning. Our specialist tutors are both successful business and industry people and qualified to deliver the materials provided, whether online, distance learning or paper based. We specialise in online course learning, making us experts at delivery and true pioneers in the field. We’re committed to your success, and we’ll help you choose the right course.