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Level 1

C&G L1 Dip in Land-based Studies


If you’;re interested in finding out about agriculture and farming, Brinsbury College offers the perfect setting for you.

Our Level 1 Agriculture study programme has a delivery model consisting of approximately 80% practical with 20% theory. The main qualification is taught and delivered at the college farm within our classrooms. The reminder, and large majority of the course, is out on our estate. Working with our farm animals including the dairy herd as well as our sheep flock.

Brinsbury Colleges Stable barn farm is our commercial farm that supports the curriculum delivery and is integral to providing students with an industry experience.

This is a full-time course based on 2-3 days per week. Students without Maths & English GCSE are also required to study these alongside their main course.

Some of the tasks you will undertake and develop:

· Assist with the movement, handling, and accommodation of animals

· Safe and effective working practices in agricultural industries

· Develop performance in land-based industries

· Assist with the health care and welfare of animals

· Building farm structures and resources

· Driving farm machinery

· You will complete onsite work experience and duties with our farm team


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Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.


Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2


Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.


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