Land-based Studies Foundation Certificate (Entry 3)

Bridgwater & Taunton College
In Bridgwater

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Location Bridgwater
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Anyone who would like to acquire the knowledge, skills and understanding to work in the Land-based industry, along with a nationally and industry recognised qualification. Anyone who would like to progress to further vocational qualifications within their chosen Land-based industry but does not currently hold suitable GCSE to study a Level 1 programme.


Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Bath Road, TA6 4PZ, Somerset, England
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Starts On request
Bath Road, TA6 4PZ, Somerset, England
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What you'll learn on the course


Course programme

This is an Entry level 3 course, which involves classroom-based and practical work with 'hands on' experience in a variety of Land-based subjects. The Course features regular visits and trips to gardens, woodlands and related venues to enhance learning. The aim of the course is to equip you with the foundation knowledge and skills to move into employment at a junior level or to progress to a level 1 vocational course (e.g. Horticulture, Agriculture or Animal Care). Units of Study include: One core unit: • Work Safely Two life skills units: • Lift and handle safely • Prepare a self-profile Five vocational specialist units: • Recognise trees and plants and their importance to Wildlife • Maintain an area of habitat • Show visitors around a wildlife area • Harvest a crop • Recognise parts of a plant Two additional vocational units: • Recognise a healthy farm animal • Recognise types and parts of the body of small animals.

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