You will learn to look after animals and the land as well as Health and Safety on a farm. Sometimes you may see animals born. You will meet the vet and the sheep/alpaca shearer and see them working.
You may learn to drive the college tractor, help with chain harrowing, rolling, haymaking, mending fences, hedging and ditching.
Units towards Ascentis Using Employability Skills E1-L1
• Internal – real projects around the farm working with the Farm Supervisor.
• External – working on local sheep farm assisting with tasks, caring for animals at the Hope Nature Centre. Working at Mole Valley Farmers
Level 1 course at mainstream college, if appropriate
• Paid or supported employment or voluntary work in an animal park or farm
• Working in an agricultural retail outlet