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Level 1 Award Holistic Land Based Studies 

This short course is designed for those who maybe still be unsure of their next stage but enjoy being outside, have a passion for natural world.

You will have the opportunity to complete an OCN Level 1 Award that will offer you a range of experiences in horticulture, woodland management/conversation and health & wellbeing. 


With  access to woodland, a working market garden and stunning views across the North Somerset levels, this course focuses on practical skills development alongside personal attitude that will help towards creating a sustainable future for all of the natural world around us.


This short course is intended to be an way for learners to progress onto Level 2 Diploma study programme.

With both classroom taught and practical skills-based opportunities for learning, much of the course is based in an outdoor environment. 

To register you interest for our next courses or find out more please use the link below

Entry Requirements

To be accepted onto this course, you must have:

  • All learner’s are considered on an individual basis and ensures the course meets their needs and supports their pathway toward meaningful aspirations. 


How will you be assessed throughout the course?

  • You will be assessed through practical assessments. 

  • You will also receive a reflective journal which you will complete each week to help towards your knowledge development.

Further study options

Possible study progression available to you once you have finished the course

Progression onto Level 2 Diploma in Holistic Land based Studies

Career options

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