Horticulture, Qualification in Land-Based Studies, Level 1 at Hadlow College
This course has a high practical element and is delivered making use of the excellent Horticultural resources.
Students are able to access a range of additional learning support, based on need. A range of employability skills will be developed whilst on the course including practical skills, communication, and land-based specific knowledge, and development of
The course is well supported through the use of virtual learning resources. Students will also get the opportunity to carry out a work placement block week in Broadview gardens and Court lane. On this one year course that encompasses various land-based subjects, students will study a range of units to develop specific skills and knowledge.
The following are examples of some of the topics students can expect to study within the course:
- Safe and effective working practices
- Develop performance in land-based industries
- Work experience and employability skills
- Transportation and maintenance of equipment and supplies
- Maintenance of structures and surfaces
- Planting and establishing plants
- Carry out tractor operations
- Functional skills/GCSE - English and maths
You will need a minimum of two GCSEs at D-E / 3-2 Grade or equivalent (Entry level 3).
You should also have a keen interest in the subject and demonstrate a commitment to the curriculum area.
Assessment is through a range of styles including practical assessments, photographic and video evidence logs, workbooks and written assignments.
Once completed students can progress onto a Level 2 qualification in Horticulture or gain employment in a range of industry careers.
How to apply
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