Agriculture Crops & Livestock

Agriculture Crops & Livestock

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  • Employability and Personal Development Level 1

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Employability and Personal Development Level 1 website

Employability and Personal Development Level 1

A one year course designed for learners who would benefit from smaller groups and more support at the start of their further education journey. The course focuses on developing life and study skills, accessing vocational experience and employability skills, while progressing both English and Maths. Pathways provide access to vocational areas and students will get the chance to undertake projects in their chosen vocational area to explore their interests in industry careers.

Pathways available: Animal and Horticulture

Level 1 learners who would benefit from a transition programme of study and need time to consolidate and develop study skills before deciding on a vocational area to study further.

The course is unique to Merrist Wood College as it combines both personal development and vocational projects to give students the best possible chance to progress to higher levels of study having built confidence in a more supported environment first.

Merrist Wood College

Animal Care and Management Countryside Management and Gamekeeping Equine Care and Management Floristry Forestry and Arboriculture Horticulture, Landscaping and Sports Turf


Guildford College (Merrist Wood)


01483 88 40 00




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