OCNLR Level 1 Certificate in Skills for Professions in Horticulture, Environmental and Animal Care

Key details

  • Course code:  603/6393/9
  • Level:  L1
  • Per-learner fee to centre:  £118
  • Guided learning hours:  274
  • Credits:  32
  • Minimum age for access:  14

Why chose regulated qualifications?

  • Regulated by Ofqual
  • Many are fully funded
  • Occupationally relevant

About this qualification

The Level 1 Certificate in Skills for Professions in Horticulture, Environmental and Animal Care has been developed to provide a flexible approach to study, combining vocational units with ones to enhance learning and employability.

The vocational units fall into four themes

  • Horticulture, which encompasses but is not restricted to an organic approach
  • Environmental conservation
  • ‘Green care’, which adopts a holistic approach to the relationship between outdoor environments and human health and wellbeing
  • Animal care

The purpose of these qualifications is to provide learners with the skills and knowledge required to enable progress to further study in horticulture, environmental and animal care and ultimately to work in these or other related areas. The qualifications are a useful introduction to learners exploring outdoor careers in these areas.

Funding

There is funding available for this qualification from the following source(s): Adult SkillsEFA 16-19Section 96.

Find out more by accessing The ESFA funding hub.

(Correct as of 13/07/2023)

Units with support materials and tutor resources

The below units have associated Resource packs and Online platform.

Please contact us to enquire about using these materials or to request a demonstration.

Group Name Credits Resource pack Interactive resources Online platform
Mandatory Intro to Study Skills [H/508/0637] 3
Mandatory Time Management Skills [K/508/0638] 2
Group 1- Vocational Units Introduction to Sustainability L1 [R/618/3367] 1
Group 1- Vocational Units Environmental Issues L1 [R/618/3370] 3
Group 1- Vocational Units Exploring Careers in the Green Industries L1 [T/618/3376] 1
Group 1- Vocational Units Ethical and Political Issues relating to Land-Based Activities L1 [A/618/3377] 2
Group 1- Vocational Units Global Warming and Climate Change L1 [F/618/3378] 2
Group 2 Learning units Developing Confidence and Self-Esteem L1 (Assessment only) [K/503/0967] 1
Group 2 Learning units Following Instructions [A/505/9129] 1
Group 2 Learning units Undertaking an Enterprise Project L1 [D/504/8866] 3
Group 2 Learning units Action Planning for Own Development [M/508/0687] 2
Group 2 Learning units Critical Thinking [A/508/0689] 3
Group 2 Learning units Essay Writing [M/508/0690] 3
Group 2 Learning units Note-Taking [T/508/0691] 3
Group 2 Learning units Organisational Skills [A/508/0692] 3
Group 2 Learning units Planning and Carrying Out Research [R/508/1542] 2
Group 2 Learning units Presentation Skills [M/508/0639] 2
Group 2 Learning units Problem Solving [J/508/0694] 3
Group 2 Learning units Punctuation and Grammar [L/508/0695] 2
Group 2 Learning units Reading [R/508/0696] 3
Group 2 Learning units Writing [J/508/0713] 3
Group 2 Learning units Spelling [L/508/0700] 3
Group 2 Learning units Resilience Skills [Y/508/0697] 1
Group 2 Learning units Revision and Exam Skills [D/508/0698] 3
Group 2 Learning units Speaking and Listening Skills [H/508/0699] 3
Group 2 Learning units Spreadsheets [T/508/0710] 3
Group 2 Learning units Teamwork Skills [F/508/0709] 3
Group 2 Learning units Word Processing [F/508/0712] 3
Group 2 Learning units Creating and Publishing Web Pages L1 (Assessment only) [K/508/1935] 3
Group 2 Learning units Internet Safety materials (Rise360/OPAL course) [A/615/6776] 3
Group 2 Learning units Mental Health Awareness L1 (Rise360/OPAL course) [K/616/6509] 1
Group 2 Learning units Digital Content Creation – Audio and Video L1 (Assessment only) [L/616/8253] 4
Group 2 Learning units Digital Content Creation – Text and Image L1 (Assessment only) [R/616/8254] 3
Group 2 Learning units Improving Personal Productivity L1 (Assessment only) [H/616/8257] 3
Group 2 Learning units Introduction to Programming L1 (Assessment only) [K/616/8258] 3
Group 3 - Green Units Project in Sustainability L1 [J/505/2040] 3
Group 3 - Green Units Introduction to Sustainability L1 [R/618/3367] 1
Group 3 - Green Units Environmental Issues L1 [R/618/3370] 3
Group 3 - Green Units Exploring Careers in the Green Industries L1 [T/618/3376] 1
Group 3 - Green Units Ethical and Political Issues relating to Land-Based Activities L1 [A/618/3377] 2
Group 3 - Green Units Global Warming and Climate Change L1 [F/618/3378] 2
Group 3 - Green Units Investigate an Environmental Issue L1 [T/650/1987] 3
Group 3 - Green Units Sustainability Issues in Industry L1 [T/650/2010] 2
Group 3 - Green Units Supporting Sustainability in an Office Environment L1 [F/650/2032] 2

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