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Environmental Conservation, Qualification in Land-Based Studies, Level 1 at Hadlow College

Course description

On this one year course that encompasses Fisheries, Horticulture, Countryside, and Animal care, students will study a range of subjects to provide them with an understanding of the wider land-based sector.

Course content

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
  • Maintain and establishing plants
  • Wildlife and conservation
  • Functional skills/GCSE - English and maths

Entry requirements

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.


The course is delivered through a range of practical sessions using the facilities at Hadlow hatchery and Grove lakes. There are some classroom based sessions.  Assessment is though a range of styles including practical assessments, photographic and video evidence logs, workbooks and written assignments

Future opportunities

Once completed students can progress onto a Level 2 qualification.

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: 08 November 2017
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