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City and Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Land-Based Operations

Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care

Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Foundation Diploma in Environmental and Land Based Studies
Code 5
Qualification Type Functional Skill
Qualification Level Level 1


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.


  • 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.

Your next steps...

Students can progress to the BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture.


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