Practical Countryside Skills (Agriculture) (Level 1) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

Practical Countryside Skills (Agriculture) (Level 1) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

Subject Area: Agriculture Suffolk Rural (Otley)


Course Information

  • Start Date: Sep, 2021
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: 149477
  • Entry Requirements

    Minimum entry requirements are 3 GCSEs at Grade 2 (E) or above.

    Course Overview

    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 to be delivered in an applied way, with an emphasis on demonstrating what you can do, rather than what you know in theory. The qualification brings together appropriate content with practical and technical skills.

    All students who have not achieved a grade 4 or above in GCSE English and/or maths will need to study these subjects alongside their chosen qualification.

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    Course Highlights

    This course will include a selection of the following units:

    • Health and Wellbeing of Animals
    • Introduction to Crop Production / Livestock Production
    • Tools and Equipment
    • Health and Safety
    • Estate Maintenance

    Next Steps

    Progression to Agriculture (Level 2 Diploma) - Suffolk Rural campus.

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    Tuition Costs

    No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2021.

    For all students aged 19+ please contact Student Support.

    For details regarding fee remission, please visit our Tuition Fees page.