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L1 Land-Based Studies

Full-time L1 Land-Based Studies Level 1 | BTEC Introductory Diploma in Land-based Studies

This course is designed for young people who have an interest in working with animals and who wish to progress onto Level 2 study in this field. Learners will undertake animal handling duties at our SGS Filton Campus and undertake work experience as a core component of the programme.

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AvailabilityAll Full-time Further Education courses commence in September each year. If you can't find what you're looking for or require further assistance, please contact our Admission team 01453 761165 or email admissions@sgscol.ac.uk

When Times Where Level Day Fee UCAS Code Institution Code How to apply?
September 2020Filton Campus1Apply Online
September 2020Stroud Campus1Apply Online

Tuition Fees

16-18

Between the ages of 16-18 you do not need to pay tuition or exam fees for your course.

19-23

If you are between the ages of 19 and 23 and have not achieved a full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification before, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (English or Maths Course etc.)

If you are 19 or over and taking an English or Maths course up to an including Level 2, and have not previously achieved a GCSE Grade A* to C or grade 4 or higher, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 2 Course or Below etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying a level 2 course or below, you may be entitled to a Low Income/Benefit Waiver. If awarded, this Waiver will cover your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 3 Course or Above etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying on a level 3 course or above, and the Level 3 Legal Entitlement does not apply, you will need to pay the full cost of the course. You may however be eligible to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the tuition fees.

Please make arrangements to pay your course fee costs at the time of enrolment. Payment is due prior to the start of your course. The option to pay via an instalment plan is available if required. Please contact the College directly for the most up to date course fees – these may be subject to change.

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Summary

This course is designed for young people who have an interest in working with animals and who wish to progress onto Level 2 study in this field. Learners will undertake animal handling duties at our SGS Filton Campus and undertake work experience as a core component of the programme.

This course covers basic units of study such as animal health, welfare and behaviour, biology and ecology.

What do I need to join?

You will need two GCSEs at grade 2 (E) in English and Maths.

How will I know how I am doing?

Learners will meet with their personal tutor in order to review progress and agree on SMART targets so that progress can be measured and learners challenged to achieve their best.

Maths & English

A key requirement for obtaining many jobs is to achieve a good standard of English and maths. Therefore learners that do not yet have a GCSE grade C in either subject will be enrolled on either GCSE or functional skills programmes alongside their course.

Employability

We will be delivering a variety of tasks and projects to prepare learners for progression into further study or employment.

Work Experience

core component of the programme.

What can I do next?

Learners who successfully complete the qualification, and all other elements of their study programme, may progress onto Level 2 in Countryside and Environment.

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Course information last updated: Monday 20th January 2020 @ 8.30am (22 hours ago)

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