Conservation & Countryside, Level 1 Diploma

Course code: EFCM113P

Subject area: Agriculture

Study level: School Leaver

Course level: 1

Course details

9:30am - 4:30pm

Monday to Friday

7th Sep 2020 - 2nd Jul 2021

Common Leys Farm

Contact details

enquiries@abingdon-witney.ac.uk

01993 208148

This one year full-time course introduces students to a variety of practical tasks that would be encountered in the conservation and horticultural industries. You will be working with a range of tools and equipment.

You will be based at the Common Leys Farm. This is the college’s land-based practical site in the West Oxfordshire countryside with purpose-built practical teaching areas.

Students will be studying towards a study programme that will include their main vocational qualification, Functional skills in English and Maths or GCSE, Tutorials, Enrichment and Work Experience. These are essential skills for employment. Students will usually attend College 4 days a week from 9.30am - 4.30pm.

Following successful completion of this course, you may be able to progress onto the BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Countryside and the Environment, Agriculture or Forestry or a horticulture apprenticeship.
GCSEs at grade D/3 - G/1 and attendance at the assessment day.
In addition to the main course fees given below there is an additional cost of £150 for kit / clothing and £25 for a course trip. An optional trip is also available costing £25. (Costs are given for guidance only.)

Trips and visits may be offered as part of your programme of study but these will be optional and fees will be collected throughout the duration of the course. Details of cost will be provided during the enrolment process if not already above.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course cost, call 01235 216 298 for more information.

The 19+ full fee button displays the full fee that may apply, the rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. Also see the Course Fees & Finance page under the Info Centre link at the top of the screen.

16 - 18 Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Kit / Clothing: £75.00

Total Cost: £75.00


19+ Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Kit / Clothing: £75.00

Total Cost: £75.00


19+ Reduced Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Kit / Clothing: £75.00

Total Cost: £75.00