Land-based Studies Level 1 - Countryside and Environment Diploma at Northumberland College
This course is for anyone who would like an introduction to the agriculture industry. It is suitable for pre-16s, school leavers, or adults looking for either progression or a change in career.
You will study tractor driving, assisting with maintenance, wildlife and conservation and personal social development.
You will need to have an interest in agriculture and possess a standard of general education and competence, but no formal qualifications are necessary. Assessment of suitability is likely to be based upon interview.
Your progress will be assessed by a multiple choice test, externally set assignments and a portfolio of evidence.
After completing the course you could progress into employment, or on to a level 2 qualification.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northumberland College directly.