Landscape Maintenance Level 1

If you have a passion for being outside and working within the environment, or need some experience within a work sector, then our landscape maintenance course is perfect for you.

Course code: C004804

Course overview

If you have a passion for being outside and working within the environment, or need some experience within
a work sector, then our landscape maintenance course is perfect for you. Our contract with the local council to
help maintain the green areas means you will be hands on while building the knowledge necessary for you to
complete qualifications that will support your future career requirements.

What will I learn?

This course helps to develop practical skills in a workplace setting, by completing landscape management tasks for the local council. You will also learn about maintaining and using 2 stroke petrol machinery used in plant control.
The programme offers an opportunity for young people to raise their aspirations, improve confidence and motivation, whilst learning skills that are relevant to further study, employment and personal development.

Modules

Some of the modules you will study are:

Preparation for work
Job seeking skills
Skills for Independent life
Building a personal career portfolio
Recognising volunteering opportunities

Assessment

You will be required to complete a range of written assignments and build portfolios. You will also be required to demonstrate some skills whilst being observed by your tutor.

Work experience

You will do practical work experience every week in the community by completing tasks as part of our countryside renovations for the local council. This includes tree surgery , hedge trimming, fence and bridge building , maintaining bridleways and stiles.

Enrichment opportunities

There are a variety of enrichment opportunities on offer throughout the year, including trips and external visits.

Career and progression

This course would give you the opportunity to progress to other courses or progression into employment.

What makes our Get Set! courses different?

Each Get Set! course at Nacro Middlesbrough Education Centre is designed to accelerate your learning and enable you to identify and make progress towards your aspirations. We combine vocational learning with essential English and mathematics qualifications, enriching experiences and workplace encounters to equip you for career success.

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Our Landscape Maintenance Level 1 course at Middlesbrough has been crafted to enable you to:

  • Develop industry-specific skills through hands on vocational training.
  • Improve your English, maths, and digital literacy to strengthen your foundations for work and life*.
  • Participate in a range of work experience and employment opportunities to gain insight and additional knowledge.
  • Gain vital skills for the workplace including communication, problem solving, teamworking, interview practice and CV writing.
  • Participate in a range of activities, opportunities, team collaboration challenges and educational site visits that enable personal development through real experiences.

*GCSE/Functional Skills English and maths are only required if you haven’t already gained a level 4 or above.

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