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:
Auction Mart
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