Land-based Studies Level 1

If you are looking for a practical course, love the outdoors and are interested in agriculture and the countryside, then you will enjoy this Land-based Diploma.

Course Level:
Level 1
1 Year
Auction Mart
Awarding Body:


This course provides an introduction to the Land-based sector and covers a wide range of subjects such as Agriculture, Animal and Horse Care. It also provides an opportunity to explore Horticulture, Conservation, Land-based Machinery and Landscaping in order for you to try a range of different subjects that you may not have studied before and prepares you for a more specialist Land-based course at level 2 such as Animal Care, Horse Care, Horticulture or Countryside & Environment.


  • Countryside (including safe use of machinery)
  • Agriculture
  • Animal Care
  • Horse Care
  • Horticulture
  • Job Preparation

Entry Requirements

  • 4 GCSEs 9-1 (A*-G) including English & Maths



Your choices may include:

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


Your choices may include:

  • Countryside Level 2
  • Animal Studies Level 2
  • Horse Care Level 2
  • Horticulture Level 2
  • Agriculture Apprenticeship
  • Countryside Apprenticeship
  • Horticulture Apprenticeship