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Level 1 in Skills for Further Learning and Employment

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Subject

Foundation Studies

Level

Level 1

Study Mode

Full-Time

Duration

1 year

Start Date

September 2024

The course

Do you need academic or social support? Are you new to a college environment or are you progressing from an Entry Level 3 programme? This course is ideal for you.

You will develop practical skills in a range of land based subjects, as well as developing personal and time management skills, preparing you for employment opportunities.

The programme provides a mix of theory and practical sessions, working with small animals, farm livestock, horses and horticulture.

Course Information

  • Developing interpersonal skills
  • Health and safety and first aid at work
  • Building a personal careers portfolio
  • Working with animals
  • Horticulture skills
  • Environmental study
  • English and Maths, as required

You will need a full Entry Level 3 qualification, or equivalent, as well as 3 GCSEs at grades 1-2, including Maths and English. A passion for the subject and one satisfactory reference are also required.

  • One pair of steel toe cap boots
  • One pair of college-branded overalls
  • One pair of gardening gloves
  • All other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be provided
  • Folder with dividers to organise your work and assessments
  • Stationery including pens, pencils and a notepad for use in class

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