Course: City and Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Land-Based Operations

Department: Agriculture

Type: 16+

Duration: One year

The Course

This is an introductory-level course that is designed to allow students interested in a career in the land-based sector to develop the confidence and skills they will need whilst studying. It makes the best possible use of the college’s outstanding facilities and is a mixture of Horticulture, Engineering, Agriculture and Countryside studies.

What You Study

  • Safe and effective working practices
  • Transportation of supplies
  • Maintenance of structures and surfaces
  • Maintenance of equipment
  • Planting and establishing plants
  • Habitat management work
  • Animal care
  • Work experience and employability skills
  • English and Maths, as required.

Entry Requirements

A genuine passion for the subject and one satisfactory reference is needed.

Chantelle Beaumont-Hayes

BTEC Level 3 in Agriculture

“Bishop Burton is a really good college. Everyone is there to help you and having the farm to work on helps you understand it more, rather than just sitting in a classroom. I would recommend it to anyone wanting to study agriculture.”