Land-based Operations (0072)

Last Updated: 26 Sep 2013

Gain the basic skills and knowledge you need to find a job in agriculture, horticulture or animal care. With an Award, Certificate or Diploma in Work-based Land-based Operations you learn to do a land-based job under supervision - and you'll have plenty of options for developing your career in a range of directions.

These qualifications cover everything from habitat management to hedge-laying - so you can progress to a range of Level 2 qualifications.

An Award, Certificate or Diploma in Work-based Land-based Operations is ideal for anyone wishing to kick start a career in agriculture, horticulture or animal care. You may already want to work in a particular field - like conservation - or you want to keep you options open.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

Depending on the optional units you choose, you could cover things like:

  • maintaining plants
  • caring for animals
  • habitat management
  • transporting physical resources
  • preparing forest and woodland sites
  • farm conservation
  • dry stone walling.

You'll put your skills into practice and be assessed on a portfolio of evidence.

Find out all the details for assessment by downloading the qualification handbooks from the centre documents section.

Is this level right for me?

Level 1
Is ideal if you're thinking of starting work in agriculture, horticulture or animal care and want a qualification that provides you with a good basic understanding of the industry - enough to succeed in a job or move on to further qualifications.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

You could develop the skills for a first job in all kinds of land-based areas, including things like:

  • Agricultural/Horticultural technician
  • Gardener
  • Greenkeeper
  • Groundsperson
  • Horticultural garden centre worker/Manager
  • Landscaper.

After taking the award you can move on to the certificate and then the diploma. After completing the diploma in Work-based Land-based Operations, you could start a related Level 2 qualification (centre-based or work-based) to build on your skills.

You can also progress to other qualifications or start an apprenticeship in horticulture, agriculture or environmental conservation.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

In order to offer the qualifications in Work-based Land-based Operations, you must make sure your learners can access the resources they need to complete the qualifications.

You'll need to provide learners with a suitable learning environment and the resources they need to complete the practical aspects of these qualifications.

You'll assess learners on a portfolio of evidence they develop throughout the course.

To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Anyone can complete an Award, Certificate or Diploma in Work-based Land-based Operations, but you must make sure your learners can access the resources they need to complete the qualifications.

 

Level 1

Level 1 will suit you if you're thinking of starting work in agriculture, horticulture or animal care and want a qualification that provides you with a good basic understanding of the industry - enough to succeed in a job or move on to further qualifications.

There are three sizes of qualification at this level.

Level 1 Award in Work-based Land-based Operations
Level 1 Certificate in Work-based Land-based Operations
Level 1 Diploma in Work-based Land-based Operations

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

You could develop the skills for a first job in all kinds of land-based areas, including things like:

  • Agricultural/Horticultural Technician
  • Gardener
  • Greenkeeper
  • Groundsperson
  • Horticultural Garden Centre Worker/Manager
  • Landscaper.

After taking the award you can move on to the certificate and then the diploma. After completing the diploma in Work-based Land-based Operations, you could start a related Level 2 qualification (centre-based or work-based) to build on your skills.

You can also progress to other qualifications or start an apprenticeship in horticulture, agriculture or environmental conservation.

Level 1 Award/Certificate/Diploma in Work-based Land-based Operations (0072-11)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2017

Level 1 Certificate in Work-based Land-based Operations

  • Accreditation No: 500/6660/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 22 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 198 - 339 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Diploma in Work-based Land-based Operations

  • Accreditation No: 500/6711/4 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 37 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 333 - 333 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

NPTC Level 1 Award in Work-based Land-based Operations

  • Accreditation No: 500/6712/6 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 10 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 90 - 100 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Here you can find all documents related to this suite of qualifications.

By clicking on the section headings below, you can access a variety of documents such as the qualification handbooks and assessment materials, Statements of Purpose, and recognition letters from industry and employers.

Some documents may be password protected. Passwords can be retrieved by logging in to WalledGarden.com and visiting the Administration section of the relevant qualification catalogue page.

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