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Land-Based Studies Level 1 Certificate at Newbury College

Course description

The Edexcel BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Land-based Studies has been developed to give learners the opportunity to:

  • Engage in learning which is relevant to them and will provide opportunities to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life
  • Achieve a nationally recognised Entry or Level 1 vocationally related qualification
  • Progress to employment in the land-based sector
  • Progress to related vocational qualifications



During this qualification you will gain knowledge, experience and skills working with a wide range of pet animals, exotics and farm livestock. Typical modules taken are:

  • Assist with Catching and Restraining a Small Animal
  • Groom a Small Animal
  • Working in a Team
  • Interview Skills
  • Work Experience
  • Skills Project


Course work and assignments throughout the year.

Future opportunities

Level 2 Extended Certificate in Animal Care.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Newbury College directly.

Last updated date: 03 May 2016

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