Vocational Skills – Generic

Overview

The course is very practical with lots of chance to develop skills in a practical environ­ment. Both skills and knowledge are assessed throughout the year by the completion of assignments.  You will also complete a period of work experience during the course of the year. There are a variety of external visits which form part of your study programme and you will be appointed a personal tutor for the duration of the course.

What does this subject include?

This course consists of a selection of the following units:

  • Career Progression
  • Planning an Enterprise Project
  • Putting on an Enterprise Project
  • Producing a Product
  • Groom a Small Animal
  • Assist with Catching and Restraining a Small Animal
  • Assist with the Movement of Animals
  • Assist with Preparing and Maintaining Livestock Accommodation
  • Check that a Small Animal is Healthy
  • Working in a Team
  • Introduction to Pruning Trees and Shrubs
  • Prepare and Plant a Container for Display

What is the structure of the course?

The course is very practical with lots of chance to develop skills in a practical environ­ment. Both skills and knowledge are assessed throughout the year by the completion of assignments.  You will also complete a period of work experience during the course of the year. There are a variety of external visits which form part of your study programme and you will be appointed a personal tutor for the duration of the course.

What are the entry requirements?

  • Some Entry level qualifications.

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