Skills for Working Life
Land-based

  • Entry Level 3 Diploma

  • 1 year full-time

You can now apply for next year

(September 22/23)

This course will allow you to develop a wide range of personal, inter-personal and work-related skills, within the the context of agriculture, horticulture, countryside and animal care.

The course is mostly practical in nature with some classroom-based sessions to complete evidence for portfolios.

You will study the following subjects as part of the course:

  • Agriculture
  • Gardening and landscaping
  • Animal care
  • Countryside skills
  • Health and safety
  • Work experience

The awarding body for this qualification is City & Guilds.

Assessment is through the building of a portfolio of evidence which can consist of many types of evidence such as witness statements, photo evidence, worksheets, posters and diaries.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

At the end of the course, you may be able to progress to a suitable Level 1 qualification if you demonstrate a required level of literacy.

Enrolment fee: £40

Course-related fees, eg materials/equipment: £80*

*This cost is approximate and is subject to change. Some costs may be payable to the College and some may be payable to external suppliers. Further details can be obtained by contacting hello@bridgend.ac.uk. There may be support available towards these costs; please visit our website for more information.

Please note: Access to an appropriate digital device for learning is required for this course. You may be eligible for support with this; please visit our website for more information.

You will study the following subjects as part of the course:

  • Agriculture
  • Gardening and landscaping
  • Animal care
  • Countryside skills
  • Health and safety
  • Work experience

The awarding body for this qualification is City & Guilds.

Assessment is through the building of a portfolio of evidence which can consist of many types of evidence such as witness statements, photo evidence, worksheets, posters and diaries.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

At the end of the course, you may be able to progress to a suitable Level 1 qualification if you demonstrate a required level of literacy.

Enrolment fee: £40

Course-related fees, eg materials/equipment: £80*

*This cost is approximate and is subject to change. Some costs may be payable to the College and some may be payable to external suppliers. Further details can be obtained by contacting hello@bridgend.ac.uk. There may be support available towards these costs; please visit our website for more information.

Please note: Access to an appropriate digital device for learning is required for this course. You may be eligible for support with this; please visit our website for more information.

Pencoed Campus, Pencoed, CF35 5LG

This campus is home to an extensive range of subject areas: Land-based, Construction, Sport and Public Services along with our brand new state-of-the-art STEAM Academy for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths.

The campus has great facilities such as a 3G sports pitch, modern equine areas, sports hall and conditioning gym. Located on the outskirts of the village of Pencoed, this campus also offers local amenities and transport links within easy reach.

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