Suffolk Rural (Otley)

Suffolk Rural (Otley)

Suffolk Rural (Otley) Overview

A self-contained campus located 9 miles outside Ipswich, Suffolk Rural caters for a wide range of courses in a number of specialist buildings in Otley, 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.

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Available Suffolk Rural (Otley) courses

Aerial Cutting with a Chainsaw Using Free-fall Techniques (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course takes place at our Suffolk Rural campus in Otley, and multiple course dates are offered. Learn removal of single limb parts of tree canopy to the complete removal of trees, without the use of rigging equipment. This course...

Agriculture (Level 1) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. The purpose of this qualification is to develop the transferable skills, attributes, and behaviours needed for you to progress to further study and ultimately to employment. The course is designed...

Agriculture (Level 2 Technical Certificate) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. Primarily aimed at post- Year 11 students, this course provides a good introduction into agriculture and related industries, including machinery, crops and livestock husbandry. Assessment is by a combination of assignments,...

Agriculture (Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. This course carries the same UCAS points weighting and is equivalent to studying 3 A Levels. We have developed a new approach to training the farmers of the future and we...

Animal Care (Level 2 Technical Certificate) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. This course is aimed at learners that are looking to start a career in the animal care industry, as a full time student you will follow a Study programme. This...

Animal Management (Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. The Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Animal Management is a full-time nationally recognised vocational course that is equivalent to 3 A Levels. This course is suited to you if you...

Animal Nursing Assistants (Level 2 Certificate) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. This is a one academic year programme, starting in September. Attendance to all aspects of the study programme is required, typically 3-4 days per week on campus plus an additional...

Animal Studies (Level 1 Diploma) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. This course is designed to offer progression to Level 2 programmes and apprenticeships as well as employment within the land-based sector. Land-based studies is for anyone who wants a career working...

Arboriculture (Forestry and Tree Care) (Level 2) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. This Level 2 Technical Certificate in Forestry and Arboriculture is for you if you are looking to start a career within the forestry or arboricultural sector. The course is aimed at...

Arboriculture (Forestry and Tree Care) (Level 3) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. This qualification is designed to develop a higher understanding of Arboriculture and Forestry, and is the equivalent to A Levels in UCAS points. This is a two year, full-time course....

Basic Tree Survey and Inspection (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course takes place at our Suffolk Rural campus in Otley. This course will enable you to identify hazardous trees, determine the level of risk, and decide on an appropriate course of action. This Lantra-accredited course is suitable for a...

Basis Foundation Award in Agronomy (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course takes place at our Suffolk Rural campus in Otley. This Basis Foundation course has a strong blend of both field-based sessions lead by industry specialists, and essential underpinning theory. Aimed at managers and key operators interested in improving...

Beginners Tractor Driving (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course takes place at our Suffolk Rural campus in Otley. Gain the core skills, machinery handling knowledge, and manoeuvres to begin driving a tractor. This course aims to give newcomers the core skills of hand, foot and eye coordination,...

Bench Joinery (Level 2 Diploma) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. This programme offers both practical and theory lessons which are designed to enable you to learn all about bench joinery.All students who have not achieved a grade 4 or above...

Bench Joinery (Level 3 Diploma) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. The Level 3 Diploma in Bench Joinery has been designed to allow you to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding enabling you to work in the industry of your chosen craft....

BPEC Unvented Hot Water Systems (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course takes place at our Suffolk Rural campus in Otley. For competent plumbing operatives and heating engineers who already have a knowledge of hot and cold water systems and central heating systems. The course aim is to help plumbers...

Canine First Aid (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course takes place at our Suffolk Rural campus in Otley. This is an exciting and informative course with a mixture of presentations, discussions and practical work. You will be learning Canine CPR on the CasPeR manikins designed specifically, and...

Carpentry & Joinery (Level 1 Diploma) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. The Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery is designed to prepare learners to enter the Construction Industry in their chosen individual craft. It has been specifically developed for delivery in...

Chainsaw for Domestic Use (Part Time) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course takes place at our Suffolk Rural campus in Otley, and multiple course dates are offered. This is a useful one-day course at Suffolk Rural for anyone wishing to use a chainsaw safely. This course will look at basic...

Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting (CS30) (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course takes place at our Suffolk Rural campus in Otley, and multiple course dates are offered. For beginners intending to use chainsaws for domestic, business, or leisure activities, to achieve a basic competence award as required by PUWER. This...

Construction Multi-Skills (Cskills Level 1 Diploma) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. This introductory programme of study has been designed to give students a general introduction to a broad range of construction skills. Practical activities are completed in fully-resourced workshops led by...

Dog Grooming (Level 3 Diploma, Part Time) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. This 25-week part-time programme enables you to gain the practical skills and knowledge that are important for working as a Professional Dog Groomer. You could be self-employed or work for...

Dog Grooming Assistants (Level 2 Certificate, Part Time) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. This course is ideal if you want to begin working in the dog grooming industry and if you want to learn the skills needed to work under supervision in a...

E1: Skills for Life & Independence - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. A specialised course designed for those students who want to develop life & independence skills through practical activity. Students on this provision have the opportunity to gain a college certificate...

E2: Personal & Social Development - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. Provision for those students who need to develop confidence and working with others. Students on this provision have the opportunity of a curriculum that is flexible to meet their individual...

E3: Employability - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. Supported learning environment that begins to prepare students for the world of paid work. A practical employment pathway that will start to teach students what work is all about. It...

E3: Vocational - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. Small group provision that prepares students for their next step academically and offers a high level of support. Students on this provision have the opportunity of a varied vocational curriculum...

Emergency First Aid (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course takes place at our Suffolk Rural campus in Otley, and multiple course dates are offered. Our emergency first aid course will provide you with the skills to support qualified first aiders in the workplace. The certificate is issued...

Equine (Horse Care) (Level 1) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. This is a one academic year programme, starting in September. Attendance to all aspects of the study programme is required, typically 3-4 days per week on-campus and a 5th day...

Equine (Horse Care) (Level 2) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. This is a one academic year programme, starting in September. Attendance to all aspects of the study programme is required, typically 3-4 days per week on campus and a 5th...

Equine (Horse Care) (Level 3) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. This is a one academic year programme, starting in September. Attendance to all aspects of the study programme is required, typically 3-4 days per week on-campus plus an additional day...

Experienced Teleporter (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course takes place at our Suffolk Rural campus in Otley. This course covers safe loading and manoeuvring of vehicles. It is aimed at those with experience of using a teleporter. This course is aimed at those who already have...

Felling & Processing Trees up to 380mm (CS31) (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course takes place at our Suffolk Rural campus in Otley, and multiple course dates are offered. This course is for persons wishing to work in amenity or arboriculture activities, or on forestry commission land. This course will prepare people...

First Aid at Work (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course takes place at our Suffolk Rural campus in Otley, and multiple dates are offered. Course provides the comprehensive set of practical skills needed by first aiders in the workplaces to become a confident first aider at work. Giving...

Floristry (City & Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. Floristry is much more than just flower arranging. This course is aimed at those with a keen interest in the floristry industry and who are seeking employment in this area....

Floristry (Level 1) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. For this course you will learn in a supportive and supervised learning environment rather than on the job. Health and Safety as a mandatory unit, as this is key knowledge...

Floristry (Level 2 Award-Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

Floristry is much more than just flower arranging. This course is aimed at those with a keen interest in the floristry industry and who are seeking employment in this area. This is a three month day time course, one day...

Floristry (Level 2 Certificate) - Suffolk Rural (Otley) (Evening)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. Floristry is much more than just flower arranging. This course is aimed at those with a keen interest in the floristry industry and who are seeking employment in this area....

Future Choices 1 - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. Specialised provision for those students who have more complex learning difficulties. Students on this provision have the opportunity of a curriculum that is bespoke and tailored to meet their individual...

Future Choices 2 - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. Specialised provision for those students who require more support to settle into college life. They will get to try lots of different learning opportunities and also contribute to new ideas/...

Future Choices 3 - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. Students on this provision have the opportunity of a curriculum bespoke and tailored to meet their individual needs. A curriculum designed to support those with anxieties and worries about coming...

Hand Held Applicators Knapsack (PA6) (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course takes place at our Suffolk Rural campus in Otley, and multiple course dates are offered. This course is suitable for those working in agriculture, horticulture or green keeping who apply pesticides using a hand held applicator. The course...

Horticulture (Level 2 Practical Certificate, Part Time) - Suffolk Rural

You'll have lots of options to choose from. You might cover things like: Turf care Plant production Landscaping Preparing ground Applying fertilisers. You'll learn practical gardening skills in a realistic setting. You'll learn in a group with like-minded people, with...

Horticulture (Level 2 Technical Diploma) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. This Level 2 Technical Certificate in Horticulture is for you if you are looking to start a career within the horticultural sector. Horticulture is made up of many diverse industries delivering...

Land & Wildlife (City & Guilds Level 2) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) Campus This qualification covers all the core skills you will need to progress to further learning and training, or to enter the world of work within the countryside and environment industries....

Land-based Engineering (Level 2 Technical Certificate) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) Campus This course is aimed at learners that are looking to start a career in the land-based engineering industry.All students who have not achieved a grade 4 or above in GCSE...

Landscape Construction (Level 3 Certificate) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. This qualification has been designed for those who would like to work as landscapers and is intended to meet industry needs for professional hard landscapers who understand the needs of...

Novice Tractor Driving (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course takes place at our Suffolk Rural campus in Otley.This course aims to build on your tractor operating skills and experience, such as use of front-end loaders and reversing a 2-wheeled trailer.Develop your tractor driving abilities to...

Pest Control: Rabbits and Moles using Aluminium Phosphide (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course takes place at our Suffolk Rural campus in Otley. The training course is designed to prepare you for the L2 Award in the Safe Use of Aluminium Phosphide for Vertebrate Pest Control. The course is a recognised certificate...

Plastering (Level 1) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. The course contains a mixture of both practical and theory. The aim of the course is to give you a general understanding of plastering including; health and safety, rendering, plaster...

Plastering (Level 2) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. The aim of the course is to give you an understanding of all aspects of solid and fibrous plastering, and it contains a mixture of both practical and theory. All...

Plumbing (Level 2) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. The course contains a mixture of both practical and theory. The aim of the course is to give you a understanding of plumbing including; health and safety and installation of...

Progressions - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. Specialised project learning to identify and access an appropriate next step. Students on this provision have the opportunity of a practical based curriculum that is bepoke and tailored to meet...

Rope & Harness & NPTC 0020-13 Tree Climbing & Rescue (CS38) (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course takes place at our Suffolk Rural campus in Otley, and multiple course dates are offered. This course covers the accessing of trees through climbing to carry out rescues in a variety of contexts. The aerial rescues includes recovery...

Safe Use of Pesticides (PA1) (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course takes place at our Suffolk Rural campus in Otley, and multiple dates are offered. This course covers the control of Pesticide regulations that classify chemicals used to control pests, weeds and unwanted vegetation. All those who use or...

Supported Internships - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. Students on this provision have one goal and that is to get paid employment. Supported Internships offer external work placements, working with real employers, to develop, build on and mould...

Tree Surgery - 10 Week (Level 3) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. Our course is run by a group of experienced tutors who are LANTRA approved instructors and NPTC assessors. The practical elements of the course are taught offsite in realistic working...

Trowel Trades: Bricklaying (Level 1) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. The course contains a mixture of both practical and theory. The aim of the course is to give you a general understanding of bricklaying including; health and safety, setting out,...