Learn to be a better Livestock Manager.
Jobs and Careers in Livestock Management require highly trained and knowledgeable staff.
Improve your job and career prospects - start a course in livestock management today.
Study the Associate Diploma In Livestock Management and learn to be a better Livestock Manager.
- Gain an understanding of the science and technology behind modern livestock management.
- Learn to choose how, what and where to farm.
- Learn to manage the marketing of your business.
COURSE STRUCTURE AND CONTENT
Course Duration: 1,500 hours.
Start Date: Start at any time - study at a pace that suits you, and with full tutor support for the duration of your studies.
Content: Study 11 Core Modules and then choose 4 Elective Modules.
THE CORE MODULES
The Core Modules are listed, below. Please click on the module titles for further information on each.
Animal Husbandry I (Animal Anatomy and Physiology) BAG101
Animal Husbandry II (Animal Health) BAG201
Animal Husbandry III (Feed and Nutrition) BAG202
Pasture Management BAG212
Animal Behaviour BAG203
Animal Breeding BAG301
Farm Management BAG104
Agricultural Marketing BAG304
Research Project I BGN102
Industry Project or Workshop I (for further details, see below).
THE ELECTIVE MODULES
Students are to select 4 Electives any of the following:
Beef Cattle BAG206
Dairy Cattle BAG205
Calf Rearing BAG207
Goat Husbandry BAG223
Horse Care I BAG102
Horse Care II BAG204
Horse Care III BAG302
Organic Farming BAG305
OPTION TO UPGRADE TO A DIPLOMA
You can obtain a higher qualification (Diploma in Livestock Management),
by increasing your Electives from 4 to a total of 10 Elective Modules.
To complete this qualification, you are also required to complete a workplace project lasting 200 hours.
There are 4 options available to you to satisfy this requirement. The
options will be different dependent upon whether or not you currently
work within the industry. The project can be work experience, voluntary
experience, a project you carry out, other training you have already
undertaken and there are other options. Don’t worry if you are not sure
how to proceed at this stage, as your tutor will be there to discuss how
to proceed and help you every step of the way.
HOW THE COURSE WORKS
The Associate Diploma In Livestock Management is studied by distance
learning, so you can study in the comfort of your own home. But this
doesn't mean you are all alone in your studies. Our highly qualified
and friendly tutors are there to help you every step of the way. If you
have any questions at all, they are always happy to help.
Each lesson includes set tasks, and is completed with an assignment
which the student submits to their course tutor. The tutor will mark
the assignment and return this to the student with comments and
suggestions for further reading.
HOW THE ASSOCIATE DIPLOMA IS ASSESSED
The Associate Diploma requires approximately 1,500 hours of study. It is
made up of fourteen 100 hour modules (including a Research Project) and
100 hours of industry experience/work experience.
To pass the course –
- Pass all assignments on the 100 hour
modules. There will be an assignment at the end of each lesson to
submit to your tutor for marking and feedback.
- Pass 13 examinations – one on each
module (the Research Project does not feature an examination). These are
usually taken at the end of the module and can be arranged at a time
and location to suit you.
- Complete Research Project I.
- Complete a Workplace Project. The
project should last around 100 hours. There are four options available
to you to satisfy this requirement. Don’t worry if you are not sure at
this stage, your tutor will be there to help you every step of the way.
This include evidence of work experience or other studies or workshops, a
research project or completion of Workshop I.
WHY STUDY WITH ACS?
- Quality - Our
courses are written and taught by experienced professionals, so you know
you can expect a high quality of teaching and support.
- Relevance - Our courses are frequently reviewed to ensure that they remain up to date and relevant to today's world.
- Flexibility - Study
at your own pace. Online access means you can study when and where you want
to, fitting your studies around your own busy lifestyle.
- Support - We provide full tutor support for all the time you are studying.
If you would like to improve your knowledge, job and career prospects in
livestock management, this is the course for you. Enrol today - study while you work and work with
industry experts, our tutors.
It's simple to enrol - just go to the enrolment box at the top right-hand side of this page. If you have any QUESTIONS, please do get in touch with us - connect with our expert tutors, use our FREE COURSE COUNSELLING SERVICE.
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