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Qualification name Non regulated Community Learning, Life skills: environmental sustainability
Qualification level X
Awarding organisation Generic award - no awarding body
Learning method Classroom based
Course hours Part-time
Course start date 11th April 2024
Cost £0.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

This outdoors feel good course is right for you if you are fascinated by the natural beauty of what is around you and want to learn about plants and wildlife. There is no need to have any previous knowledge or expertise in gardening, but you will need to be fit and able to bend and dig and spend time outside. This mixed ability course is open to both new and returning REMIT students.

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About planting and growing plants How to encourage wildlife into the garden How to be more ecologically friendly How to grow plants for food and sustainability

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If you want to get outside and create happy spaces for wildlife this is for you. The course is based at Bishopdale Adult learning Hub where under the guidance of the expert tutor you will help to develop a wildlife friendly garden to enjoy. You will also grow food in a sustainable way and experience tasting food you have grown yourself. There are no exams or qualifications.

This course is physical and outdoors so be prepared with boots and coats. It will help you increase your knowledge and understanding of local wildlife whilst looking at the bigger picture and how to look after our planet. It is anticipated that the course will encourage you to get out and about more and to take individual steps to preserve and look after our environment. With renewed interest and confidence, you may wish to get involved in local volunteering or gardening.

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Name Bishopdale
Address Bishopdale Road
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE4 0SR
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Email adult.ed@leicester.gov.uk
Phone 01164 541 900
Website http://leicesteradulted.ac.uk
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