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Agriculture- Level 1 - Plumpton

Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care

Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code AGF015/PROG
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 1
Course type Full Time

Overview

This one year programme is designed for school leavers and offers a route to employment or possible progression on to a Level 2 programme.

You will normally spend between 2 and 3 days in College with the remainder of your time available for work experience. The programme is at level 1 and is available in three options which allows you to develop your practical agricultural skills and give you the flexibility to study at a pace most suitable to you.

What’s covered?

Here are some of the areas covered throughout the year:

A1- Being organised

A2 – Developing a progression plan

A3 – Working with others

A4 – Researching a topic

LBS5 - Finding out about the land-based sector

LBS6 - Caring for and feeding animals

LBS7 - Moving and accommodating animals

LBS8 – Growing plants

LBS11 – Using land-based machinery

LBS12 – Preparing soil for planting

This course is available at both our Lewes and Netherfield campuses.

Details

What’s covered?

Here are some of the areas covered throughout the year:

A1- Being organised

A2 – Developing a progression plan

A3 – Working with others

A4 – Researching a topic

LBS5 - Finding out about the land-based sector

LBS6 - Caring for and feeding animals

LBS7 - Moving and accommodating animals

LBS8 – Growing plants

LBS11 – Using land-based machinery

LBS12 – Preparing soil for planting

This course is available at both our Lewes and Netherfield campuses.

How will it be delivered?

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Entry requirements

Either:

  • You'll need to have achieved 1 or more GCSEs between Grade E-G (new grades 2-1) or another related Entry Level 3 qualification
  • Completion of the Rural Pathways programme and a strong interest in agriculture
  • Successful completion of a Level 1 course in another area


Mature students without the above requirements will be considered

Your next steps...

This course gives you a fantastic start to your agricultural career. You’ll be able to choose whether to go on to complete a Level 2 programme or a traineeship, working towards gaining a full apprenticeship.

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