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Qualification name Diploma in Land-based Studies
Qualification level 1
Awarding organisation City & Guilds of London Institute
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 1st August 2023
Cost description You will be required to pay £60 for visit costs. You will also need suitable clothing and footwear for working outdoors with animals and an up to date Tetanus vaccination.
Attendance pattern Daytime

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This course is designed for 16-18 year old and adult learners the course will include a substantial amount of careers related learning designed to support progression to the suitable next step, this could include educational trips, employability skills and employer encounters such as guest speakers. For 16-18 year old will be delivered as a study programme which includes math and English where applicable and work experience.

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3 GCSEs at grade G/1 or higher PLUS grade F/2 or higher in Maths and English Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager.

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Units you may study include: 2 Core Units: - Safe and effective work practices in the land based industries - Develop performance in the land based industries 1 Specialist Unit: - Assist with maintaining the health and wellbeing of animals 4 Optional Units: - Assist with the movement, handling and accommodation of animals - Introduction to wildlife and conservation - Assist with the feeding and watering of animals - Assist with the handling and restraint of animals All LMC students will receive tutorial support and take a programme of Functional Skills. All students aged 16 -19 are required to study Functional Skills English and maths qualifications or GCSE mathematics and English if not already awarded a grade C/4 or higher in these subjects. If you have a grade D/3 at GCSE you will study maths and/or English GCSE. Students with a grade lower than D/3 will work towards GCSE through the study of maths and English Functional Skills. Students aged 19+ are strongly encouraged to take relevant maths and English qualifications to support progression into further or higher education, training or employment. All LMC students will receive tutorial support.

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Name Lancaster & Morecambe College
Address Morecambe Road
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Phone 01524 66215
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