As a student of Land Based Studies you will initially take part in taught sessions in Animal Care and Horticulture & Conservation to allow you time to enhance and develop your skills and understanding of these vocational areas, before moving on to work experience placements.
In Animal Care you will learn how to look after small animals, including how to keep animals healthy, what sort of food they should be eating and how to house them.
Our animals require daily care and you will experience hands-on, practical learning.
Animals at Expanse Learning are:
- Netherland Dwarf Rabbits
- Guinea Pigs
- Crested Geckos
Horticulture and Conservation
Horticulture and Conservation is a broad area of learning which includes propagating and caring for plants; maintaining
In Land Based Studies you will work in areas where we welcome visitors to Expanse Learning Your work in the
Land Based Studies Curriculum Overview
As your land based skills continue to develop you will be able to undertake internal work experience placements which give you the opportunity to experience work in a familiar environment before you move on to an external placement. The Land Based Studies
Qualification & RARPA
Where appropriate you can gain accreditation from Preparing for Work at Entry levels to Level 1/2 in Retail or Business Administration Skills. Qualifications include:
- Edexcel BTEC EL3/ L1 Qualification from the skilled for life framework in (Land based Studies)
- Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills Maths and English EL1/2/3 and L1
You will also be developing your communication, social, independence, reading, writing and numeracy skills within sessions and in discrete maths and English sessions if appropriate.