Agriculture and Countryside - City and Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Land-Based Studies at Myerscough College
The units cover the types of jobs available in the land-based sector, developing the skills required for such jobs and understanding safe working practices. The range of subjects can include animal husbandry relating to farm livestock (basic anatomy, nutrition, health, housing and welfare), soil and plant husbandry, estate skills (fencing, hedge maintenance, walling and grounds maintenance), environmental conservation (habitat management and conservation skills) and land-based machinery and tractor work.
In addition to obtaining the main Level 1 Diploma qualification, students also undertake the BSC Award in Workplace Hazard Analysis and the Level 1 Award in Sustainability Skills.
The course is designed so that students can progress at their own speed while learning the basics of the subject. Extra support is also available through our Inclusive Learning teams which can be discussed at interview.
Students are normally aged 16 or over and have an interest in the subject. These courses give a practical introduction to a particular subject area. No previous qualifications are required.
Practical assessments, coursework and tests. There are no formal examinations.
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