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Full Time Foundation Diploma in Land Based Environmental Studies

Joseph Priestley College

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Full Time Foundation Diploma in Land Based Environmental Studies Duration - 2years Location - Multi Campus How & what will I learn? Productive and working environments - this looks at the limited resources of our natural environment, our impact on it, how it influences us and how these resources are used. Plants and animals - for example, reviewing animal habits and conducting pond surveys Developing the sustainable environment - this could include learning about energy sources and carrying out an energy audit Additional Skills Qualification All learners will be expected to achieve additional Skills Qualifications including: Application of Number, Communications and IT. Induction At the beginning of the September term, the Induction programme is held. This could include subject tasters, Library induction and the issuing of relevant paperwork. It will also provide the opportunity for individual time tabling. Tutorial Programme The tutorial programme is mandatory and supports students throughout their studies. It is also a time when guest speakers visit. Will I have to take an exam? Ongoing assessment in theory and practical, building up a portfolio of evidence How do I apply? This course requires an interview Once you have completed your application form, return it to us using the freepost address provided on the form and we will contact you to arrange an interview. At your interview you will meet course tutors, complete an initial assessment and be advised how, if you are successful, you should enrol later in the year. What are the fees? If you are aged 16-18, this course is free If you are aged 19 or over please contact us for more details. If you are aged between 16 and 19, you can apply for EMA and receive up to ?30 a week. If you are aged over 19, you can apply for an Adult Learning Grant and receive up to ?30 a week.

Full Time Foundation Diploma in Land Based Environmental Studies Duration - 2years Location - Multi Campus How & what will I learn? Productive and working environments - this looks at the limited resources of our natural environment, our impact on it, how it influences us and how these resources are used. Plants and animals - for example, reviewing animal habits and conducting pond surveys ...

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