OCNLR Level 2 Diploma in Skills for Professions in Horticulture, Environmental and Animal Care

Key details

  • Course code:  603/3850/7
  • Level:  L2
  • Per-learner fee to centre:  £129
  • Guided learning hours:  296
  • Credits:  37
  • Minimum age for access:  14

Why chose regulated qualifications?

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

About this qualification

The OCNLR Level 2 Award, Certificate and Diploma in Skills for Professions in Horticulture, Environmental and Animal Care have 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.

The Level 2 Diploma can be delivered as part of a 16-19 Study Programme alongside English, maths, work experience and enrichment activities.

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.

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

Group Name Credits Resource pack Interactive resources Online platform
Optional Group 1 - Vocational Units Animal Health and Welfare L2 (Assessment only) [H/617/3474] 3
Optional Group 1 - Vocational Units Ethical and Political Issues relating to Land-Based Activities L2 [A/617/3528] 2
Optional Group 2 - Learning and Employability Units Improving Own Learning and Performance L2 [D/506/1052] 3
Optional Group 2 - Learning and Employability Units Preparing for an Interview [A/505/1497] 1
Optional Group 2 - Learning and Employability Units Applying for a job [M/505/1481] 2
Optional Group 2 - Learning and Employability Units Practical Presentation Skills L2 [Y/507/0591] 3
Optional Group 2 - Learning and Employability Units Creating and Publishing Websites L2 (Assessment only) [D/505/1735] 4
Optional Group 2 - Learning and Employability Units Working in a Team L2 [T/616/6061] 3
Optional Group 2 - Learning and Employability Units Collaborative Working Using Digital Technology L2 (Assessment only) [M/616/8892] 3
Optional Group 2 - Learning and Employability Units Digital Content Creation – Text and Image L2 (Assessment only) [F/616/8895] 3
Optional Group 2 - Learning and Employability Units Improving Personal Productivity L2 (Assessment only) [Y/616/8899] 3
Optional Group 2 - Learning and Employability Units Programming Fundamentals L2 (Assessment only) [J/616/8901] 4
Optional Group 3 - Green Units Supporting Sustainability in an Office Environment L2 [M/504/7849] 2
Optional Group 3 - Green Units Ethical and Political Issues relating to Land-Based Activities L2 [A/617/3528] 2
Optional Group 3 - Green Units Project in Sustainability L2 [F/650/1980] 3
Optional Group 3 - Green Units Exploring Careers in the Green Industries L2 [M/650/1985] 1
Optional Group 3 - Green Units Investigate an Environmental Issue L2 [Y/650/1988] 3
Optional Group 3 - Green Units Sustainability Issues in Industry L2 [Y/650/2011] 3
Optional Group 3 - Green Units Environmental Issues L2 [A/650/2012] 3
Optional Group 3 - Green Units Global Warming and Climate Change L2 [F/650/2014] 2
Optional Group 3 - Green Units Introduction to Sustainability L2 [M/650/2019] 1

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