AIMS OF CURRICULUM:
BTEC Qualifications are widely respected and recognised. They will provide progression to the workplace either directly or via study of higher levels. YouGov research has shown that 62% of companies have recruited employees with BTEC qualifications. The curriculum is a flexible, unit based and its focus is on the development of skills that allow students to broaden their horizons with regards to further study or future interests.
PURPOSE OF STUDY:
This qualification is designed for learners who may be ready to progress quickly to further study. The certificate offers a basic introduction to Land Based studies. It gives learners the opportunity to develop a range of skills in the land Based studies sector and supporting progression onto further study.
- Being organised, working with others.
- Research a topic.
- Finding out about the Land Based sector.
- Caring for and feeding animals.
- Growing plants.
- Caring for and keeping plants healthy.
- Using tools.
- Preparing soil for planting.
KS4 WHAT DO THEY STUDY?
Key Stage 3 students are involved in nurturing skills in horticulture and animal welfare in aspects of Science and Design Technology. These will be called upon in KS4 and developed.BTEC Level 1 Certificate Land Based Skills
- At present Land Based studies is on the curriculum for Key Stage 4.