Suffolk Rural (Otley)

Suffolk Rural (Otley)

Suffolk Rural (Otley) Overview

Suffolk Rural is the location of our land-based industry facilities and programmes. The campus is located in the heart of the countryside and benefits from a range of specialist vocational workshops and outdoor facilities, as well as general college buildings.

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Available Suffolk Rural (Otley) courses

Abrasive Wheels (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This one day training course will teach you the key features of abrasive wheels. In this course you will learn the features of an abrasive wheel and how to protect yourself. The course will cover the regulations governing use of...

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

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. This qualification is for you if you are 16-19 and looking to start a career within the agriculture and farming sector. Agriculture and food production is a thriving global industry...

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

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. Who is this qualification for? This Level 2 Technical Certificate in Forestry and Arboriculture is for you if you are 16-19 and looking to start a career within the forestry or...

Arboriculture (Forestry and Tree Care) (City and Guilds Level 3 Technical Diploma) - 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 3 A Levels and on successful completion of your qualification you will receive...

Arboriculture (Level 2 Certificate, 10 Week Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. The Level 2 Certificate in Arboriculture aims to: Provide learners with the opportunity to acquire the essential skills, knowledge and understanding required for employment in forestry and related industries, and to...

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...

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...

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

NPTC 0020-03/0020-09 Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting (CS30) This qualification is about the maintenance of a chainsaw and cross-cutting trees at ground level. Cross-cutting operations will include cross-cutting timber under tension in the form of fallen branches, tops, tree sections,...

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

NPTC 0020-03/0020-09 Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting (CS30) This qualification is about the maintenance of a chainsaw and cross-cutting trees at ground level. Cross-cutting operations will include cross-cutting timber under tension in the form of fallen branches, tops, tree sections,...

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

NPTC 0020-03/0020-09 Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting (CS30) This qualification is about the maintenance of a chainsaw and cross-cutting trees at ground level. Cross-cutting operations will include cross-cutting timber under tension in the form of fallen branches, tops, tree sections,...

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

NPTC 0020-03/0020-09 Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting (CS30) This qualification is about the maintenance of a chainsaw and cross-cutting trees at ground level. Cross-cutting operations will include cross-cutting timber under tension in the form of fallen branches, tops, tree sections,...

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...

Domestic Chainsaw Maintenance (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

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 for domestic use and will cover:Safety and awareness, Sharpening of the saw, File sizeBasic...

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...

Essential Skills - 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...

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

This course covers safe loading and manoeuvring of vehicles. It is aimed at those with experience of using a teleporter. The amount of instruction required depends largely upon previous experience. If you feel that you do not have enough experience...

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

NPTC 0020-04 Felling & Processing Trees up to 380mm (CS31). This course will prepare people for roles that will involve felling small trees safely and accurately, removing branches, crosscutting stems, stacking timber and taking down hung up trees with hand...

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

NPTC 0020-04 Felling & Processing Trees up to 380mm (CS31). This course will prepare people for roles that will involve felling small trees safely and accurately, removing branches, crosscutting stems, stacking timber and taking down hung up trees with hand...

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

This course takes place at our Suffolk Rural campus in Otley. Course provides the comprehensive set of practical skills needed by first aiders in the workplace to become a confident first aider at work. Giving both the ability and knowledge...

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

This course provides the comprehensive set of practical skills needed by first aiders in the workplaces to become a confident first aider at work. Giving both the ability and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies, it meets the standards...

Floristry (City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma) - Suffolk Rural (Otley) (Part-Time)

A part-time 1 year course with a full ten unit exploration of the skills, techniques and knowledge required to become a florist. The practical course covers units in wedding and funeral floristry, arrangements and hand-tied designs along with designs for function...

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

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. This course is aimed at those aged 16-19 and with a keen interest in the Floristry industry, seeking employment in this area. Providing learners with a broad range of floristry...

Floristry (City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate) - Suffolk Rural (Otley) (Part-Time)

A higher level part-time 1 year course for learners with some experience in floristry. You will study wedding floristry and floral arrangements in more depth. Topics covered in the course will be European design schema and the manipulation of plant materials...

Floristry (Level 2 Award, Part Time) – Suffolk Rural (Otley) - April 2022 Start

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. This course is aimed at those with a keen interest in Floristry, who are considering employment in the Floristry industry. On this course you will have the opportunity to learn...

Floristry (Level 2 Certificate, Part Time) – Suffolk Rural (Otley) - (Evening or day time option)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. Commercial floristry involves an understanding of the requirements of the Floristry industry. This includes an understanding of flower care, design and construction techniques, and the legal requirements of the industry....

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...

Horticulture (Level 2 Award, Part Time) – Suffolk Rural (Otley) - April 2022 Start

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. The course focuses on the fundamentals of the practical skills required within Horticulture. Learners will have the opportunity to gain skills including planting, pruning, use of machinery, and maintenance. This...

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

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural campus in Otley. On this Part Time course, you'll learn practical gardening skills in a realistic setting. You will have the opportunity to cover topics like: Turf care Plant production Landscaping Preparing...

Horticulture (Level 2 Technical Certificate) - 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 16-19 and looking to start a career within the horticultural sector. Horticulture is made up of many diverse...

Horticulture (Level 3 Technical Extended Diploma) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. This 2 year course is designed to provide 16-19 year olds with a wide range of specialist technical practical skills and detailed knowledge and understanding, focusing on a broad basis of...

IMI Basic Mobile Air Conditioning (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is for technicians working on mobile air conditioning systems containing F gas refrigerants who want to gain a licence to handle refrigerants. Technicians carrying out certain operations on MAC systems containing F gas refrigerants must have appropriate qualifications...

IMI Basic Mobile Air Conditioning (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is for technicians working on mobile air conditioning systems containing F gas refrigerants who want to gain a licence to handle refrigerants. Technicians carrying out certain operations on MAC systems containing F gas refrigerants must have appropriate qualifications...

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/Agricultural Engineering (Level 2) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) Campus Modern land-based engineering is not just about building larger and more powerful tractors and farm machinery. The skills required include robotics, computer-based imaging, GPS technology, science-based solutions, climate forecasting, technological...

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...

Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair (Level 1)

This course takes place at our Suffolk Rural Campus (Otley).This foundation programme of study has been designed to give you a general introduction to a broad range of basic motorcycle maintenance repair skills. Delivered at our Rural Campus, the...

Multi Trades (Level 2 Construction) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campusLevel 2 Multi Trades (Maintenance Operations) This qualification allows candidates to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Maintenance Operations. The course covers Health, Safety...

Multi Trades (Level 1 Construction) - 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...

Novice Teleporter NPTC Landbased Forklift Truck Operations (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This qualification will appeal to those who use a teleporter as part of their work in agriculture, horticulture or distribution and warehousing.This course provides instruction and assessment for lift truck operators on rough terrain or telescopic forklifts. It has...

Novice Tractor Driving & Related Operations (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

Develop your tractor driving abilities to the level required for the National Proficiency Test Council with our Novice Tractor Driver course. This course is for individuals who operate tractors and ancillary machinery as part of their work in agriculture, horticulture,...

NPTC 0021-08 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...

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 (Intermediate) - 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...

Practical Countryside Skills (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...

Practical Countryside Skills (Horticulture, Arboriculture, Floristry) 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...

Practical Horticulture (City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma) (Part-Time)

On this Part Time course, you'll learn practical gardening skills in a realistic setting. You will have the opportunity to cover topics like: Turf care Plant production Landscaping Preparing ground Applying fertilisers. You will learn in a group with like-minded...

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...

Safe Handling of Pesticides Using Hand Held Applicator (NPTC PA6) (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

NPTC 021654 Hand Held Applicators Knapsack (PA6). This course is suitable for those working in agriculture, horticulture or green keeping who apply pesticides using a hand held applicator. PA1 Foundation is a pre-requisite for this course. You will also need a...

Safe Handling of Pesticides Using Hand Held Applicator (NPTC PA6) (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

NPTC 021654 Hand Held Applicators Knapsack (PA6). This course is suitable for those working in agriculture, horticulture or green keeping who apply pesticides using a hand held applicator. PA1 Foundation is a pre-requisite for this course. You will also need a...

Safe Handling of Pesticides Using Hand Held Applicator (NPTC PA6) (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

NPTC 021654 Hand Held Applicators Knapsack (PA6). This course is suitable for those working in agriculture, horticulture or green keeping who apply pesticides using a hand held applicator. PA1 Foundation is a pre-requisite for this course. You will also need a...

Safe Handling of Pesticides Using Hand Held Applicator (NPTC PA6) (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

NPTC 021654 Hand Held Applicators Knapsack (PA6). This course is suitable for those working in agriculture, horticulture or green keeping who apply pesticides using a hand held applicator. PA1 Foundation is a pre-requisite for this course. You will also need a...

Safe Handling of Pesticides Using Hand Held Applicator (NPTC PA6) (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

NPTC 021654 Hand Held Applicators Knapsack (PA6). This course is suitable for those working in agriculture, horticulture or green keeping who apply pesticides using a hand held applicator. PA1 Foundation is a pre-requisite for this course. You will also need a...

Safe Handling of Pesticides Using Hand Held Applicator (NPTC PA6) (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

NPTC 021654 Hand Held Applicators Knapsack (PA6). This course is suitable for those working in agriculture, horticulture or green keeping who apply pesticides using a hand held applicator. PA1 Foundation is a pre-requisite for this course. You will also need a...

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

NPTC 021649 Safe Use of Pesticides (PA1). This course is for anyone employed in agriculture or horticulture involved in the storage, handling & application of pesticides. This course covers the control of Pesticide regulations that classify chemicals used to control pests,...

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

NPTC 021649 Safe Use of Pesticides (PA1). This course is for anyone employed in agriculture or horticulture involved in the storage, handling & application of pesticides. This course covers the control of Pesticide regulations that classify chemicals used to control pests,...

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

NPTC 021649 Safe Use of Pesticides (PA1). This course is for anyone employed in agriculture or horticulture involved in the storage, handling & application of pesticides. This course covers the control of Pesticide regulations that classify chemicals used to control pests,...

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

NPTC 021649 Safe Use of Pesticides (PA1). This course is for anyone employed in agriculture or horticulture involved in the storage, handling & application of pesticides. This course covers the control of Pesticide regulations that classify chemicals used to control pests,...

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

NPTC 021649 Safe Use of Pesticides (PA1). This course is for anyone employed in agriculture or horticulture involved in the storage, handling & application of pesticides. This course covers the control of Pesticide regulations that classify chemicals used to control pests,...

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

This course takes place at our Suffolk Rural campus in Otley. NPTC 021649 Safe Use of Pesticides (PA1). This course is for anyone employed in agriculture or horticulture involved in the storage, handling & application of pesticides. This course covers the...

Site Carpentry (Advanced) - 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 an understanding of site carpentry including; health and safety, floors, roofs,...

Skills for Independence and Life - 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...

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...

Vocational Pathways (Land-based) (Entry 3) - 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...