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Qualification: Animal Care & Land-Based Studies Diploma Level 1
Location: Spring Lane

Animal Care & Land-Based Studies Diploma Level 1

This course will provide you with the basic knowledge and understanding of plants, animals, science and the environment.

What will I learn?

Our Level 1 Diploma in Animal Care & Land-Based Studies provides you with the knowledge to progress to our Level 2 curriculum within the Animal and Land-Based Department.

The course is streamed to meet the needs of the learners with different units depending on your career aspiration. Course pathways available:

Animal Care & Land-Based Studies Diploma Level 1 (Animal Care)

  • Animal Biology
  • Husbandry
  • Feeding
  • Health & Health and Safety

Animal Care & Land-Based Studies Diploma Level 1 (Countryside and Wildlife Conservation)

  • Plant Science
  • Habitat Management
  • Estate Skills

Animal Care & Land-Based Studies Diploma Level 1 (Landscape Gardening and Horticulture)

  • Plant Science
  • Estate Skills
  • Production Horticulture
  • Landscape Gardening

If you have not achieved a grade 4 or C in English and Maths, you will also be required to undertake Math’s and English at an appropriate level.

How will I be assessed?

Our Level 1 provision is a combination of practical and academic assessments.

Throughout the duration of the course, you will develop your ability to complete assessments that will enable you to progress to our Level 2 curriculum.

What may it lead to?

Students will be able to progress to one of our Level 2 curriculum offers depending on their interest (Animal Care, Countryside and Wildlife Conservation, Landscaping and Horticulture).  

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade 1-2 (E-G) including English and Maths.

Additional information & other costs

Students will need outdoor PPE – these items will be confirmed with you at enrolment.

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent
CT1 3AJ

Telephone:
01227 811111