Each of our year-long courses offer the opportunity to gain unique skills and experience for a rewarding, sustainable career. You’ll learn via practical indoor and outdoor learning backed up with classroom theory taught by passionate and experienced teachers.

Our NVQs are accredited by City and Guilds and validated by NPTC Group of Colleges.

 

What is an NVQ?

The ‘National Vocational Qualification’ has been around since 1986, and is a work-based qualification designed to provide skills and knowledge required for a specific job or career path. It is a practical, competency-based certification focusing on being able to perform tasks effectively within a chosen profession.
Our NVQ’s are:
  • Available to anyone aged 16+
  • Free to study for UK residents
  • 1 academic year long
  • Focused on practical indoor and outdoor learning, backed up with classroom theory
  • An opportunity to gain unique skills and experience for a rewarding, sustainable career
  • A route to a career with no examinations
  • Certification to demonstrate a national standard

A level 2 NVQ is the equivalent to 4-5 GCSE’s at A*-C Grade

A level 3 NVQ is the equivalent to 2 A-Levels

Choose your pathway

Our one-year, full time, NVQ (National Vocational Qualification) Level 2 courses are the equivalent of three days a week contact time.

Our one-year, full time Level 3 Agroecology Traineeship course is the equivalent of five days a week contact time (2.5 days placement and 2.5 days in training)

 

 

Our Partner

The National Lottery Community Fund

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