Land Based Studies (Woodland and Countryside)- Level 1 BTEC - 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 FOF001/PROG
Qualification Type Degree
Qualification Level Level 1
Course type Full Time


If you're looking to gain a thorough understanding of all the practical and academic skills, as well as an understanding of woodlands and countryside, this is the course of you.

You'll learn all of the necessary skills to help make you more employable and be successful in the workplace. A mixture of practical and classroom sessions will help to give you a sound understanding and create an evidence-based portfolio. 



  • Developing Practical Skills for Maintaining Plants

  • Maintain the Safety of Self and Others in the Workplace

  • Assist with the Maintenance of Equipment

  • Assist with the Planting and Establishing Plants

  • Assist with Maintaining Plants

  • Planting and Staking a Tree

How will it be delivered?


Entry requirements



  • You'll need to have achieved 1 or more GCSEs between grade E-G (new grades 2-1)
  • Successful completion of the Rural Pathways programme and a strong interest in forestry and arboriculture
  • Successful completion of a Level 1 course from another area
  • Mature students without the above requirements will be considered.