BTEC Level 1 Land-based Studies

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Description

General information

This qualification is designed to enhance learners' work and life skills in the land-based industries, with particular focus on the animal care sector. The course content covers a wide range of topics allowing the learner to investigate those skills related to training, the working environment and the related educational subjects.

Course content

A minimum of 37 credits much be achieved to gain the Diploma. These credits are awarded from a range of credits including:

  • Assist with Catching and Restraining a Small Animal
  • Farm Animal Health
  • Assist with Animal Accommodation
  • Working in a Team
  • Preparing for an Interview

Alongside these vocational units, learning will be expecte…

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General information

This qualification is designed to enhance learners' work and life skills in the land-based industries, with particular focus on the animal care sector. The course content covers a wide range of topics allowing the learner to investigate those skills related to training, the working environment and the related educational subjects.

Course content

A minimum of 37 credits much be achieved to gain the Diploma. These credits are awarded from a range of credits including:

  • Assist with Catching and Restraining a Small Animal
  • Farm Animal Health
  • Assist with Animal Accommodation
  • Working in a Team
  • Preparing for an Interview

Alongside these vocational units, learning will be expected to achieve functional skills in Maths, English and IT, and to attend tutorial sessions.

Teaching and assessment

Methods of assessment include; assignments, work sheets, quizzes, practical observations, talks, discussions, posters, leaflets and written presentations of findings such as information sheets. The methods through which students will demonstrate knowledge includes producing a portfolio, compiled of assignments, witness observations, video footage, collected data and experimental write ups. Diagrams, posters and leaflets will also be used to present the work.

All students will study functional skills and work skills in personal development classes. These are assessed as a free standing qualification but embedded into the course. As such they can gain separate recognition for this.

The course is a full time post which requires 14 hours per week contact. The timetable is such, that the students are required to commit to their studies outside of the classes and complete assignments for homework.

Entry requirements

Assessment in English and maths. Preferably 4 GCSEs at D-G grades.

Additional course costs

Educational trips: £20 (approximate)

Progression

Level 2 Diploma in Animal Care or employment.

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