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Level 3 City and Guilds Diploma in Dog Grooming

The course consists of both theory and practical sessions and allows the groomer to demonstrate skills and understanding of grooming techniques. It covers styling and finishing of dogs and includes handstripping, scissoring and clipping of popular breeds, health and wellbeing of dogs, anatomy, legislation, first aid, customer service and business competencies.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 40 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time day
Level 2 Award, Certificate or Diploma in Work-Based Agriculture (Poultry Production)
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

Formerly known as an NVQ, and taking place in the workplace at a suitable time arranged with your assessor, this course is aimed at those students who are working either on a poultry farm or in a hatchery. Through this qualification you will gain the essential skills needed to progress in the industry, as well as a solid understanding of the welfare issues surrounding poultry production.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Full time
Level 2 Award, Certificate or Diploma in Work-Based Horticulture (Greenkeeping or Groundsmanship)

Formerly known as an NVQ, and taking place in the workplace at a suitable time arranged with your assessor, this course is aimed at students who are already working in this specialist sector and is ideal for students who are already greenkeepers or groundsmen. Complementing your existing experience with a mix of theory and practical training, by the end of the course you will have gained an understanding of the different stresses the playing surface experiences and how to effectively maintain them.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Full time
Level 1 Diploma in Land-Based Studies (Floristry)

This course gives you an insight into the skills you need for a successful floristry career and it is an ideal starting point for those students who have few formal qualifications. You will learn how to produce designs for gifts, weddings and funerals.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 1 Year
  • Study mode: Full time
Level 2 Diploma in Horse Care

This course enables participants to learn how to handle and understand a variety of horses as well as develop their riding, horse husbandry and communication skills. It covers contents that include: carry out and understand the principles of feeding and watering, fit and maintain horse tack and clothing, introduction to lungeing horses, introduction to riding horses on the flat, introduction to the principles of horse behaviour, maintain animal health and welfare and functional skills.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
Level 3 Diplomas in Animal Management

The animal management unit is utilised throughout your course to help you develop a wide range of skills, these include practical hands-on skills looking after animals and also the wider skills needed in the workplace such as teamwork and in your second year on the Extended Diploma, supervising others. These are achieved through practical sessions during your timetable and also animal duties.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
Level 3 Diplomas in Land-Based Technology (Agricultural Machinery)

This course is designed for those who want to pursue a career in agricultural engineering; this course examines a wide range of agricultural machinery and provides skills which can be transferred into more mainstream engineering. Participants will benefit from our industry experienced tutors and gain an understanding of the skills needed for technical support in the engineering sector.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 2 Years
  • Study mode: Full time
Level 3 60 Credit diploma in Forestry and Arboriculture
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This comprehensive course is designed for students who like working with trees and wish to pursue a career in the forestry industry. You will benefit from industry-experienced tutors, learn about the environmental importance of trees and carry out remedial and preventative pruning.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Level 1 Diploma in Land-Based Studies (Fisheries)

This highly practical course is suitable for students with few formal qualifications who are looking to enter the land-based sector. Vocationally focused, you will learn how to work safely, care for fish, conserve and maintain structures as well as gain first-hand experiences of working on and around fisheries.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 1 Year
  • Study mode: Full time
Level 3 Diplomas in Countryside Management

This course provides an understanding of how land has to be managed in a sustainable way. You will benefit from extensive practical sessions on the College estate and farm where you will study the local woodland and waterways, enabling you to work effectively across a range of environments.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 2 Years
  • Study mode: Full time
Entry Level 2 Diploma in Skills for Working Life - Introduction to Land-Based Learning

This course is designed for students currently working at Entry Level who have an interest in the land-based sector and it will develop the personal, social and employability skills and knowledge required for a range of progression routes including higher level courses. Covering animal care, countryside management, farming, conservation and horticulture, students will be continually supported on their learning journey.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
Level 2 Certificate for Dog Grooming Assistants
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course covers the key principles of dog grooming. The course consists of both theory and practical sessions and covers health and safety, handling and restraining of dogs, health checking, preparing dogs for styling, bathing, drying, finishing and the correct selection of shampoo and equipment.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 20 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time day
Level 3 Award, Certificate or Diploma in Work-Based Agriculture (Poultry Production)
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course builds on the competencies gained at Level 2 with students benefiting from a blend of theory and practical assessments all aimed at maximizing their potential. You will be responsible for much of your own learning and evidence generation with the assessor providing guidance where necessary.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Full time
Level 2 Diploma in Animal Care

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of animal care, students will benefit from a mix of theory combined with a large degree of practical work at our custom built animal management unit. You will learn about the structure and function of the animal body, animal welfare, animal health and nursing.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
Level 1 Diploma in Land-Based Studies (Animal Care)

This highly practical course is an ideal starting point for those students with few formal qualifications. Covering the basics of handling, feeding and the setting up of accommodation for a wide range of species, this course will enable you to learn how to work safely, care for and maintain animal accommodation in our custom built animal management unit.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
Level 3 Diploma in Floristry

This course further develops your practical floristry skills and it covers a range of advanced designs such as bridal and sympathy work. You will learn about the marketing and retail skills needed to be a successful florist and gain an insight into the correct use of corporate image.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 1 Year
  • Study mode: Full time
Level 2 Diploma in Horticulture

This course introduces students to working with plants and landscaping and it provides a useful background to the horticultural industry and demonstrates the variety of different career paths that exist. You will benefit from a range of theory and practical lessons across a number of different environments - including hard landscaping, planting and plant protection.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
Level 1 Diploma In Land-Based Studies (Environmental Conservation)

This highly practical course in environmental conservation studies is suitable for students with few formal qualifications who are looking to enter the land-based sector. Vocationally focused, you will learn how to work safely, build and maintain structures as well as gain first-hand experience of environmental work.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 1 Year
  • Study mode: Full time
Level 1 Diploma In Land-Based Studies (Agriculture)

This highly practical course in agricultural studies is suitable for students with few formal qualifications who are looking to enter the land-based sector. You will learn how to work safely, care for animals and maintain structures as well as gain first-hand experiences of working on and around farms.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 1 Year
  • Study mode: Full time
Level 2 Diploma in Floristry

This course develops practical design skills and emphasising the fundamental principles of floristry and retailing it is an ideal stepping stone to more advanced qualifications. Ideal for budding florists of any age, you will gain the knowledge, skills, and techniques necessary to cope with the day-to-day responsibilities involved in a floristry shop.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 1 Year
  • Study mode: Full time
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