Agriculture Crops & Livestock

Agriculture Crops & Livestock

Course list

  • Land-Based Studies - Level 1

Course Levels


Land-Based Studies – Level 1 website

Land-Based Studies – Level 1

Course Overview
You will take part in a variety of exciting practical projects, both on the estate working with cattle, sheep and horses and in the animal care unit with a variety of animals such as rodents, reptiles and birds. There are educational visits to such places as zoological gardens, wildlife parks, farms, agricultural shows or markets.

This course provides an ideal introduction to land-based industries, including animal care, agriculture and equine and will help you decide if these are areas in which you would like to work. It will provide you with the opportunity to gain a variety of transferable skills, such as handling both large and small animals, grooming, conducting health checks, or estate maintenance. You will experience working in a range of environments relevant to the industry and will be taught in both practical and theory-based sessions.

Qualification: Level 1 Diploma in Land-based Studies

Duration: One year

Holme Lacy Campus

Agriculture, Crops and Livestock Animal Care and Management Equine Care and Management Forestry and Arboriculture


Herefordshire, Ludlow and North Shropshire College


01432 870 316




Herefordshire & Ludlow College,
Holme Lacy,
HR2 6LL.

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