Diploma in Poultry Farming

Diploma in Poultry Farming



Learn the skills and knowledge you’ll need to become a success in the UK Farming Industry with our Diploma in Poultry Farming course. With our help, you’ll soon become confident and proficient in the management of massed groups of birds and learn how to use their earning potential in a crowded and lucrative marketplace. Written with the aid of industry professionals, each of our interactive modules provides an excellent way to gather essential information at home and retain some useful business tips.  

This intensive course covers the full range of capabilities that any Poultry Farmer will need to master. We’ll teach you the critical facts that enable the breeding and marketing of chickens, including their precise nutritional and habitation requirements. You’ll learn about the existing diseases that could affect your flocks, broods, and clutches, and the vaccinations that you’ll need to organise. The course covers a broad scope of Poultry Farming techniques, so you’ll also learn about dealing with ducks and turkeys. It even provides you with tips on farming economics and pest control. 

Learning outcomes: 

  • Understand the basic requirements for poultry farming and its business potential
  • Know all the nutritional requirements needed to raise a healthy bird
  • Learn how to identify bird disease and where to get appropriate vaccinations
  • Be capable of setting up an appropriate habitation system
  • Become skilled at farming with chickens, ducks, and turkeys on one site
  • Gain the capability to breed and incubate your stock onsite
  • Attain marketing, economic, and record-keeping skills
  • Acquire pest control skills and ensure your flock remains healthy and happy

Method of Assessment

To assess your learning, you have to participate in an automated multiple-choice question exam. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for CPD accredited certificates. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

To enhance your knowledge regarding the course and to further assess your learning, you are advised to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course, which you can complete anytime you wish.

After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.


After completing the MCQ assessment, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, for £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, for just £15.

Who is This course for?

This course is ideal for any individual that wants to enter into the farming industry and specialise in poultry. It may also benefit existing farmers who wish to retrain or investigate the latest practises in the industry.


There are no specific prerequisites to enrol in this Diploma in Poultry Farming. Anyone and everyone can take this course.

The Diploma in Poultry Farming is fully accessible from any internet-enabled smart device. So, you can study from the comfort of your home!

All you need is a passion for learning, literacy, and to be over the age of 16.

Career Path

This course is primarily aimed at those in the farming industry who wish to start a poultry farming business. So, it mostly covers the following careers and roles:

  • Poultry Farm Owner
  • Poultry Farm Worker
  • Poultry Farm Stockperson
  • Poultry Sales Specialist
  • Farm Industry Worker

Course Curriculum

Diploma in Poultry Farming
Module-1: Introduction to Poultry Farming.
Introduction to Poultry Farming. 00:21:00
Module-2: Poultry Nutrition
Poultry Nutrition 00:14:00
Module-3: Diseases
Diseases 00:17:00
Module-4: Vaccination
Vaccination 00:16:00
Module-5: Layers
Layers 00:18:00
Module-6: Broilers
Broilers 00:13:00
Module-7: Ducks
Ducks 00:15:00
Module-8: Turkey
Turkey 00:14:00
Module-9: Incubation
Incubation 00:15:00
Module-10: Brooding
Brooding 00:31:00
Module-11: Housing and the Environment
Housing and the Environment 00:18:00
Module-12: Record Keeping, Economics and Marketing
Record Keeping, Economics and Marketing 00:23:00
Module-13: Insect and Pest Control
Insect and Pest Control 00:16:00
Module-14: Safety and Awareness
Safety and Awareness 00:28:00



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