The Land-Based sector is one of exciting constant development and change, with exciting things to come in the environmental and conservation sectors. If you are interested in the Land-Based curriculum love working outside in the Countryside then our Level 1 Diploma in Land-Based studies is the one for you.
The diploma includes modules on agriculture, countryside, horticulture and horticulture & forestry. You will get an understanding of all of these areas of the land-based industry and get to work with livestock and wildlife across our incredible estate.
Our land-based students get access to an exciting range of specialist resources at the college including over 440 hectares of arable and grazing farmland, extensive woodland and areas of natural habitat, all maintained by our land-based team. You will also become skilled in working on a variety of machinery and equipment through your hands-on, practical sessions.
Guided by our range of expert staff and guest lecturers you will get involved with all aspects of the estate and embed the knowledge you learn in the classroom through practical sessions. As part of your course you will complete work experience which will support your studies, allow you to apply your knowledge and expand your experience in other settings.