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Full Time Vocational Foundation Learning Entry Level

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Course Code: N5022 Study Type: Full Time Academic Level: Entry Level Award: Entry level 2 and 3 Awarded by: NPTC Course Length: 1 or 2 years depending on ability and experience at beginning of course. Course Summary: The Entry Level Land-Based Studies course at Nescot College will give you the chance to gain skills and a qualification in Horticulture and Small Animal Care before moving on to the next level in the subject you like most. You will study core units that underpin the vocational subjects including separate qualifications in Adult Basic Skills, Numeracy, and Literacy. The course is suitable for you if you have not taken GCSEs, have mildmoderate learning difficulties or behavioural problems or achieved very low results at GCSE. Course Details: The full time course covers the specialist areas of Horticulture and Small Animal Care, you will also study the core unit of Preparing for Work. You will be expected to take part in work experience and may receive a certificate through the Millennium Volunteers. Assessment is by a variety of methods including photographic, video, written work, group discussion, 1:1 discussion, role play and observed evidence. Assessment is not carried out at specific intervals but when the learner is ready and both assessor and learner agree a time. There may also be an opportunity to try out other specialist skills throughout the course. Career Progression: At the end of the course you can progress to the next entry level and if successful at entry level 3, to NVQ 1 or foundation courses in the area you have enjoyed most. Other Information: Additional support is provided in every class. Group sizes are no more than eight in number You are expected to take part in the Millennium Volunteers scheme and enrichment activities. It is a very practical course so expect to get wet, cold and dirty on occasions. You will have to purchase your own steel toe capped boots and overalls to wear when doing practical work. Protective equipment to comply with health and safety regulations will be supplied by the college.

Course Code: N5022 Study Type: Full Time Academic Level: Entry Level Award: Entry level 2 and 3 Awarded by: NPTC Course Length: 1 or 2 years depending on ability and experience at beginning of course. Course Summary: The Entry Level Land-Based Studies course at Nescot College will give you the chance to gain skills and a qualification in Horticulture and Small Animal Care before moving on to the...

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