This course is the one for you if you aren’t sure which career path you would like to follow. It will help you develop the skills needed to successfully study for a more advanced course which will ultimately make you more employable.
- CV building
- Job applications
- Interview technique
- Confidence building
- Experience of a range of subject areas including construction, agriculture, engineering, animal management and sport
- English and Maths, as required.
One year full-time.
Students can progress to apprenticeships or higher level courses at the College ranging from Agriculture to Construction, Floristry to Equine and Sport to Public Services.
The skills you will develop on this course will make you a more attractive option for employers when you decide on your career path.
One satisfactory reference is needed, along with a genuine passion for the subject. For the Level 2 qualification, a Level 1 qualification in a related subject is required, or four GCSEs at grade D or 3 or equivalent, preferably including English and Maths. Life experience will also be taken into account.
NPTC Entry Level 2 and 3 Awards, Certificates and Diplomas in Skills For Working Life (Plants)
Ricky has always loved gardening and is determined to make a career of it. He plans to progress onto the level three programme at Bishop Burton College.
Q: What do you like about Bishop Burton College?
A: I really enjoy being at the College and I have learned a lot about plants during my time here. It is a friendly College with nice, understanding staff.
Q: What is the best thing about your course?
A: We do a lot of fun and different activities and go on some very interesting trips.
Q: What are your hopes for the future?
A: When I have completed by studies at Bishop Burton College I really want to work as a gardener.