Skills for Working Life - Land Based (Land and Plants) (Houghall) - C&G Entry 2 Diploma at East Durham College
All students are required to attend college for 3 days per week, from 9: 00am until 4. 15pm. During their time in college, they will undertake 9 hours of practical vocational learning , 3 hours of maths and English, 1 hour each of Personal and Social Development, Tutorial and Personal Centred Planning and 2 hours of work experience. All practical sessions are delivered within a 'real life' working environment delivered by teaching staff who are experts in their vocational areas.
Maintain a fence
Recognise trees & plants
Recognise use & care for tools used in Conservation
Maintain a footpath
Plant an area to attract wildlife
Recognise use & care for tools used in Horticulture
Prepare & plant an area
Weed a planted area
Make a familiar journey safely
Identify hazards in familiar settings
Improve Personal manner and conduct
Dealing with problems in daily life
Working as part of a group
Participation in education pre 16
You will be assessed throughout the course
If you have been a UK resident for the past 3 years and are under the age of 19 on the 31st August, you will not usually need to pay any course fees.
The course is an excellent entry into college life and leads onto further progression within the department; Houghall Campus - Land & Plants.
Progress within entry level programmes, supported employment, employment, voluntary sector, supported internship or access to a mainstream course within a specific vocational area.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact East Durham College directly.