Technical Award in Land Based Studies (0170)

Last Updated: 18 Aug 2017
First teaching of this qualification is September 2016

The Level 2 Technical Award in Land Based Studies allows learners to gain theoretical knowledge and a small number of technical skills, related to the land-based sector, not usually acquired through general education.
Learners could progress to a broad range of academic and/or vocational qualifications post-16.
This Technical Award is aimed at learners aged 14-16 (Key stage 4) studying in full time education.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

Learners interested in the Level 2 Technical Award in Land Based Studies will study theoretical aspects of the subject and apply them to practical tasks.

Compulsory topics include:
• Exploring the use of land
• Application of science in the land-based sector
• Application of technology in the land-based sector

For more information, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver this qualification, centres/colleges will need to provide their learners with a suitable learning environment and the resources they need to complete the practical and theoretical aspects of the qualification. 
To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Level 2

Level 2 (Technical) Award in Environmental and Land Based Studies (0170-20)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Level 2 (Technical) Award in Environmental and Land Based Studies

  • Accreditation No: 601/4527/4 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 120 - 120 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: 160 This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: 4 This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: 2017 This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

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