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Workbased Landbased Operations - Level 1 Diploma at Easton & Otley College

Course description

This course is desgined to offer progression to level 2 programmes, apprenticeships as well as employment within the landbased sector.

It provides a chance to explore and study different pathways and sample different career areas. It meets the needs of learners who work or want to work in various vocationational sectors such as Horticulture, Agriculture and Animal Care.

It also allows students to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment or further study on a range of level 1 programmes offered by Easton and Otley college

Course content

Course content at our Easton Campus includes

  • Health and Safety in the workplace
  • Horticulture
  • Tractor Operations
  • Farm Experience
  • Maintaining Structures and Surfaces
  • Tool and Machinery Maintenance
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Volunteering and Work Experience
  • Functional skills in Maths and English

Course content at our Otley Campus includes

  • Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • An Introduction to Horticulture
  • Maintaining Structures and Surfaces
  • Animal Care
  • Basic Livestock Management
  • Animal Transport
  • Horse Care
  • Farm Conservation
  • Functional Skills in Math and English

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements, however students must have either successfully completed the Entry 3 Diploma or have English and Maths skills at Entry 3. There will be an initial assessment at interview to ensure suitability for the course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Easton & Otley College directly.

Last updated date: 08 April 2016

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    • The many excellent facilities at Easton & Otley College give you a once-in-lifetime opportunity to further your ambitions and help you get the very most from your time with us.

      A self-contained campus located 9 miles outside Ipswich, Otley caters for a wide range of courses in a number of specialist buildings, many of which have been recently refitted and refurbished.  It’s a well-connected campus, with an extensive and ever-expanding network of direct bus routes linking Otley to all parts of Suffolk and Essex.