Level 1 Land-based Studies (Including Agriculture)

Herefordshire and Ludlow College
In Hereford

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Typology Vocational qualification
Location Hereford
Start Different dates available
  • Vocational qualification
  • Hereford
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    Different dates available

This course offers you an opportunity to take part in a variety of exciting practical projects, both outside on the estate working with cattle and sheep and also in the animal care unit with a variety of animals such as rodents, reptiles and birds. It will include a number of educational visits to such places as zoological gardens, wild life parks, farms, agricultural shows or markets.

Where and when
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Herefordshire, England
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Starts Different dates available
Herefordshire, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Animal Care

Course programme

This course provides an ideal introduction to land-based industries such as agriculture, or animal care and will help you decide if these are areas you would like to work in. It will provide you with the opportunity to gain a variety of transferable skills such as handling both small and large animals, grooming, conducting health checks, tractor driving or fencing. You will experience working in a range of environments relevant to the industry and will be taught in both practical and theory based sessions.
Level 1 Diploma in Land-based Studies
One year
You will cover a diverse range of topics throughout your course. A selection of unit titles is shown below.
Each unit will be assessed by a combination of assignments, class exercises, practical assessments and end-of-unit assessments. There is also an online health and safety test. All students are expected to undertake work experience relevant to their area of interest.
All students following a full-time programme of study at HLC will study English and maths as part of their studies, please refer to the Study Programmes page of this website.
Progression routes are dependent on successful completion of qualifications and meeting entry criteria.

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