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An Introduction to Chicken Husbandry

No Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


Keeping chickens has become a popular past time for many people, particularly over the last year as more time is spent at home. This course is great if you have recently bought some chickens or are thinking about buying some, or perhaps you would just like to learn about keeping your chickens. You will learn how to choose the right type of chicken for your requirements, how to look after them ensuring their needs are met and they have good welfare and what type of environment they should be kept in. This course will run from 09:30-16:00 This course is for those who are 19+ and who would like to learn the basics of keeping chickens.

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An Introduction to Animal Welfare

No Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


Many people own animals and their welfare can often be unintentionally compromised simply through a lack of understanding and/or knowledge. This course will help you to identify when an animal may be subject to poor welfare, why animal welfare is important and how we can apply frameworks to enable welfare assessment. This course will run from 09:30-16:00 This course is for those who are 19+ and who would like to learn the basics of animal welfare.

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Preparing your horse for a competition - Like a pro!

No Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


This course will guide you to either learn about, or improve your plaiting and show preparation skills. Getting that perfect competition look is an art form and is all a part of the competition experience. We all want to be proud of our skills and our ability to make the horse look its best, this takes practice and to do it well, you need to understand the basics. This course will help you to learn how to create a polished look and will give you hints and tips on what the pro's do to perfect your skills. This course will run from 09:30-16:00 Please note: this course is suitable for applicants aged 19+

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Animal Enrichment for Improved Welfare

No Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


Animal enrichment is important for both mental and physical stimulation, allowing animals to express their natural behaviours. It is essential for their well-being and welfare ensuring a better quality of life. Enrichment can come in several forms; habitat, food, toys/activities, cognition and sensory all designed to stimulate each specific species. This course will run from: 9:00-16:00 Please note: this course is for applicants ages 19+ only.

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Habitat management for bats

No Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


This course will focus on habitat management techniques with a view to enhance foraging and habitat connectivity for UK bat species. There will be a classroom element and a site visit to look at a range of ‘bat friendly’ habitats. The course is aimed at those in the conservation and land management sectors interested in bat conservation at the habitat and landscape scale. A basic understanding of land management will be beneficial but not essential. Please note: this course is for those aged 19+ Time: 09:00am-16:00pm

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Grassland management and restoration

No Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


This course will focus on the management and restoration of semi-natural grassland. There will be a classroom element and a site visit. A variety of management techniques will be covered as well as a range of restoration techniques. The course is aimed at those in the conservation or land management sectors looking to gain more of an insight into grassland restoration or non-professionals with an interest. A basic understanding of habitats will be beneficial but not essential. Please note: this course is for those aged 19+ Time: 09:00am-16:00pm

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An Introduction to Equine Behaviour

No Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


This course is suitable for horse owners wishing to learn about horse behaviour and how to apply that knowledge in practice. Throughout this course, students will learn how to recognise different behaviours in horses and how they can impact the horse-human relationship. Often horse owners miscommunicate with horses, keeping instructions clear is important to avoid conflict and cause fear or unwanted behaviours. We will explore the underlying causes of behavioural issues and how we may resolve them. Please ensure that you come wearing suitable clothing and yard footwear. This course will run from 09:30-16:30 Please note: this course is suitable for applicants aged 19+

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Equine Reproduction: An Introduction - Online

No Qualification • Distance Learning • Bicton College


Equine breeding is a vast and rapidly evolving industry and horses are often bred with a variety of sporting purposes in mind, ranging from racing to dressage. The equine breeding industry is worth millions to the UK economy through revenue from horse sales and those employed in a range of different roles to support breeding. This course is designed to give learners an overview of equine reproduction, providing an insight into breeding horses and the industry.

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Gardening, How To: Growing Vegetables

No Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


In this course we’ll be exploring basic home-growing know-how and techniques, helping you to learn the ‘whats, whens, and hows’ to make the most of your vegetable patch throughout the year. Based indoors, and outside - around the walled garden and greenhouse at Bicton, these informal fortnightly sessions will give ideas and inspiration for your plot, and support your veg-growing -whether you’re a beginner or have some experience, and whatever garden space you have at home. You will learn about year-round vegetable-growing; soil care including fertility-building and weed management; pest and disease problem-solving; and organic principles; with practical sowing and growing fun, discussions, and group activities.

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Growing Vegetables at Plotgate Community Farm

No Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


This course will take you through the season on site at Plotgate Community Farm in Barton St David, Somerset. The informal fortnightly sessions, based undercover and in the gardens at Plotgate, will give ideas and inspiration for your plot, to support your veg-growing whether you’re a beginner or have some experience; whatever garden space you have. You will learn about year-round vegetable-growing; soil care – including fertility-building with compost and green manures; propagation; glasshouse and polytunnel-growing; weed-management; and pest and disease problem-solving to organic principles: with practical sowing and growing fun, discussions, and group activities around running a thriving and productive vegetable plot. Plotgate Community Farm: www.plotgatecommunityfarm.org is a co-operative, in the hands of its members, committed to truly sustainable food produced with a spirit of low-carbon innovation and supplying boxes of seasonal produce to 100 households every week all year round. This course is an opportunity to learn in and around the Plotgate gardens with activities and discussions around all the techniques and skills involved – adaptable to any size of veg plot.

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An Introduction to Basic Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


This course is designed as an introduction to the safe domestic use and maintenance of the chainsaw. It is ideal for those who have little or no knowledge and wish to know more about using a chainsaw at home or in their woods, specifically to clear and process wood. This course will run from 09:00-16:00 Please note: this course is for applicants aged 19+ only

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Lawn Mower & Garden Equipment Maintenance

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


This course is designed for those who wish to learn about the maintenance of their garden machinery. If you would like some knowledge of how to look after and maintain the equipment that you use in your garden then this course is perfect for you. Please note: this course is for applicants aged 19+ only This course runs from 09:00-16:00

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Important considerations before buying a pet

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


This course will highlight what is involved in purchasing, caring for and maintaining your animal during its life. Many pet owners purchase their pets without fully understanding what is involved in caring for their pet throughout its life. This course will provide the necessary information to ensure that as a new pet owner you are fully aware of the costs and needs of your pet to ensure that they are looked after well and to promote positive welfare. Animals that will be discussed are rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, mice, rats. Please note: this course is suitable for applicants aged 19+ This course will run from 09:00-16:00

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Horse Care and Husbandry

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


The horse care and husbandry course is suitable for anyone who is wanting to learn how to look after a horse well and will provide the practical skills and knowledge of basic horse husbandry and care. This course will run from 09:00-16:00 Please note: this course is for applicants aged 19+ only

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