BTEC Diploma level 3 Pig production

The study programme for the BTEC level 3 diploma covers all relevant topics and experience in theory and practice related to pig production. You can use this diploma to start your own farm or apply for a job as Pig farm manager/ worker. Moreover, this diploma offers you the opportunity to continue your studies in Dutch or international Bachelor programmes.

For whom?

  • Students with a Higher vocational diploma in agriculture
  • University students
  • Pig farm workers and staff
  • Application deadline: September 2020
  • Language: English (IELTS 4.5)
  • Supervised learning hours: 720
  • Duration: 4.5 months
  • Number of credits: 120 ECTS
  • Tuition fee: Not yet available


4.5 months of theory and practical classes. 1 month of practical training at a certified pig training farm.
A total of 12 units (modules) will be taught, with a focus on

  • Pig Nutrition
  • Pig Breeding
  • Estate skills
  • Housing systems
  • Pig industry experience
  • Pig business management
  • Animal health control Pig production