Agriculture Engineering: Course Information

The following information will provide guidance to the course equipment and books that may be needed. This will be discussed further during the induction week and the first few weeks of the course.

Equipment Required

  • 2 pairs of overalls (1 pair to be Bicton branded –  available to order on enrolment day)
  • Safety boots
  • Safety goggles
  • Scientific calculator
  • Drawing instruments
  • Stationery - A4 lined pad, pens, pencils, lever arch files with dividers
  • 1 Bicton polo shirt for promotional events (available to order on enrolment day)

Recommended Reading

Copies of these texts will be available in the Learning Resource Centre. You may purchase your own copy if you wish, but it is not essential.

There are books and magazines available to all students in the college library for research purposes. You are not required to purchase your own books unless you want to.

  • Bell, B (1992) Farm Workshop 2nd Edition. Farming Press
  • Bell, B (1996) Farm machinery. Old Pond Publishing
  • Hillier, V.A.W (1993) Fundamentals of Motor Vehicle Technology. Nelson Thornes 

To order your clothing online from our supplier PVM, please click the below link and use the Uniform Code and Password supplied.


Uniform Code: Engineering

Password: Engineering

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