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Study Programmes - Level 1 at Askham Bryan College

Course description

The Level 1 Study Programmes are practically oriented, vocational courses for those with enthusiasm and interest in the programme of study. You will spend as much time as possible outside the classroom with a focus on practical skills.  

Course Programmes: Students will choose one programme (programme options dependent on study centre)

• Animal Care • Environmental Conservation (Middlesbrough only) • Horse Care • Horticulture • Agriculture • Sport and leadership



York (All programmes available)

Middlesbrough (A blend of all pathways excluding Sports and Leadership)  

Course content

Course Themes:

• Vocational practical skills (conservation projects, fencing, milking, animal care, stable duties, planting) • Study skills • English and maths • Employability skills - work skills or work placements • Personal effectiveness • Active sport and team building every week • Community projects • Educational, industry and enrichment trips  

Availability of specific practical skills will depend on study choice and resources at the individual centre.

Entry requirements

Entry Level 3 or equivalent qualifications or GCSEs at grade 1-2 (old GCSE grading levels E-G)


Ongoing through porfolio and assignment work both practical and knowledge based.

Financial information

For financial information please contact Student Enquiries on 01904 772211 or email

Future opportunities

Further study:

Level 2 Courses in a similar subject area of Land Based apprenticeships.


Working within garden centres, landscaping, conservation, floristry, kennels, animal sanctuaries, pet shops, stables and farming etc.

Further information
Telephone: 01904 772277

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 05 December 2017
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