East Durham College

      C&G Level 1 Diploma in Work-based Land-based Operations (Houghall)

      East Durham College
      In Durham

      £1,826
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      Important information

      Typology A Level
      Location Durham
      Duration 1 Year
      • A Level
      • Durham
      • Duration:
        1 Year
      Description

      Job opportunities after this course:
      Following completion of this course you may gain employment in the land-based sector, roles include: general farm worker, a landscape assistant, and a kennel assistant.

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      Durham
      East Durham College, DH1 3SG, Durham, England
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      Starts On request
      Location
      Durham
      East Durham College, DH1 3SG, Durham, England
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      · Requirements

      Entry requirements:
      Direct entry - Minimum of 3 GCSEs or equivalent (Progress to functional skills (Entry 3) Progression entry - An Entry 3 qualification (Minimum entry 2 maths and English).

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      Course programme


      Overview of the course:

      You will cover a mixture of theory and practical activities and will follow one of three pathways: Horticulture, Animal Care or Agriculture. The Houghall estate provides the ideal environment for you to gain practical skills and knowledge and also gives you the opportunity to develop essential employability skills.


      Topics:

      Topics covered in the course: Maths & English, Estate skills, Health and safety and safe working practices, Work experience, Lawn and plant maintenance, Caring for small animals, Caring for farm livestock, and Conservation.

      Additional information

      Further study options after this course:
      Following successful completion of the course, progression options include the level 2 diploma in animal care, level 2 diploma for veterinary care assistants, level 2 work based diploma in environmental conservation, and level 2 diploma in practical horticultural skills.

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