Agriculture & Environment Level 1

If you are looking for a practical course, love the outdoors and want to learn more about the world of farming and agriculture, then you will enjoy this Land-based Diploma.

Course Level:
Level 1
Duration:
1 Year
Campus:
Awarding Body:
Overview

This course provides an introduction to Agriculture and the Environment and the Land-based sector. You will have access to all the facilities, animals and land-based machinery at our Auction Mart Campus as well as the superb Animal Management Centre on our Aireville Campus. Activities usually include lambing and hedge laying.

Modules
  • Assist with the Use of the Transport & Maintenance of Tools & Equipment
  • Introduction to Production Livestock & Breeds
  • Assist with Maintaining Health & Well Being of Large Animals
  • Carry out Tractor Operations
  • Assist with the Establishment & Maintenance of Plants & Sites in the Countryside
  • Safe & Effective Working Practices in Land-based Industries
  • Preparing to Work in Land Based Industries
  • Introduction to Wildlife & Conservation

Entry Requirements

  • 3 GCSEs grade 9-1 including English & Maths
Progression
Career

Your choices may include:

  • Conservation Woodland / Wildlife Officer
  • Farm Contractor
  • Forestry Worker
  • Gamekeeper
  • Greenkeeper
  • Gardener
Academic

Your choices may include:

  • Countryside Level 2
  • Animal Studies Level 2
  • Horse Care Level 2
  • Horticulture Level 2
  • Agriculture Apprenticeship
  • Countryside Apprenticeship
  • Horticulture Apprenticeship
VOCATIONAL
If you are looking for a practical course, love the outdoors and want to learn more about the world of farming and agriculture, then you will enjoy this Land-based Diploma.
2019-2020
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Apprenticeships
Cultivate your agricultural skills by taking up this Apprenticeship and work on livestock farms.
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The Countryside Apprenticeship focuses on practical skills to assist countryside management and community environmental projects.
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Apprenticeships
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Degrees & Higher Levels
Unique in the north of England and approved by the Society of Gardeners, this Garden Design Foundation Degree is ideal for those who want to become a professional Garden Designer. Progress directly...
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Degrees & Higher Levels, Full-time, Part-time
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Part-time
Make sure you grow the cream of the crop. This follow-on course develops the skills you learned in Growing Vegetables and Fruit. You will learn how to plan the layout of your allotment, produce a...
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Wed 29 April 2020
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Foraging is a fun way to allow your knowledge of the countryside to mushroom, as well as a way to incorporate local and fresh produce into your diet. In our times of climate change and...
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This course is available for professional designers as a CPD option. You will join the Garden Design Foundation Degree students to study advanced techniques in CAD – particularly for planting...
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Wed 26 February 2020
Auction Mart
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2019-2020
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A highly respected course certificated by the Royal Horticultural Society that teaches the hows and whys of practical horticulture.
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This theory-based Level 2 qualification is for those wanting a route into the horticultural profession, to support career development for those already working in horticulture or to provide a...
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A theory-based qualification to improve the horticultural knowledge needed for career development to supervisory or management roles, or to further develop your interest.
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Aspire to be a professional Garden Designer? Many people think garden design is simply about drawing attractive pictures of gardens whilst leaving either the client or a builder to install it. This...
2019-2020
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2019-2020
Part-time
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Auction Mart
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Part-time
Sat 21 September 2019
Auction Mart
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2019-2020
Part-time
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Auction Mart
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2019-2020
Part-time
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