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PROFICIENCY AWARD IN SELF SUFFICIENCY WITH SPECIALISM IN POULTRY

Duration (approx) 500 hours
Qualification Proficiency Award

Learn to be self sufficient with specialist knowledge of poultry keeping.

  • Study 2 modules on Self-Sufficiency.
  • A distance learning course looking at self-sufficiency with a specialism in poultry care and breeding.
  • Study 1 module on Poultry husbandry.
  • Practice your new-found knowledge with a practical Workplace Project.
  • 500 hours of study; study online or by eLearning

Modules

Core ModulesThese modules provide foundation knowledge for the PROFICIENCY AWARD IN SELF SUFFICIENCY WITH SPECIALISM IN POULTRY
 POULTRY BAG208
 SELF SUFFICIENCY I ASS100
 SELF SUFFICIENCY II ASS101
 WORKSHOP I BGN103
 WORKSHOP II BGN203

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Study self sufficiency and learn how to keep poultry.

  • A home study course looking at self-sufficiency with a specialism in poultry care and breeding.
  • Suitable for anyone interested in becoming self-sufficiency and focussing on the care of poultry.
  • Study 2 modules on Self Sufficiency.
  • Study 1 module on Poultry husbandry.
  • Practice your new-found knowledge with a practical Workplace Project.

COURSE STRUCTURE AND CONTENT

Start at any time - study at a pace that suits you, and with full tutor support whilst you study.

The course comprises three Core Modules (Self Sufficiency I, Self Sufficiency II, Poultry) plus a 200 hour Workplace Project.


HOW THE PROFICIENCY AWARD IS ASSESSED

The Proficiency Award In Self Sufficiency With Specialism In Poultry requires 500 hours of study. It is made up of three 100 hour modules and a workplace project.

To pass the course –

  1. Pass all assignments on the three 100 hour modules. There will be an assignment at the end of each lesson to submit to your tutor for marking and feedback.
  2. Pass three examinations – one on each module. These are usually taken at the end of the module and can be arranged at a time and location to suit you.
  3. Complete a Workplace Project.  The project should last around 200 hours.  There are four options available to you to satisfy this requirement.  Don’t worry if you are not sure at this stage, your tutor will be there to help you every step of the way. This includes evidence of work experience or other studies or workshops, a research project or completion of Workshop I

THE ADVANTAGES OF STUDYING WITH ACS

  • Our courses are written and taught by experienced professionals, so you know you can expect a high quality of teaching and support.
  • You can start the course at any time and study at your own pace.
  • Fit your studies around your own busy lifestyle - we provide full tutor support during your studies.
  • Study where you want to - online studies offer the flexibility for you to determine where and when you study.

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Meet some of our academics

Maggi BrownMaggi is regarded as an expert in organic growing throughout the UK, having worked for two decades as Education Officer at the world renowned Henry Doubleday Research Association. She has been active in education, environmental management and horticulture across the UK for more than three decades. Some of Maggi's qualifications include RHS Cert. Hort. Cert. Ed. Member RHS Life Member Garden Organic (HDRA) .
Jacinda ColeJacinda has expertise in psychology and horticulture. She holds a BSc (hons) in Psychology and a Masters in Psychology (Clinical) and also trained in psychoanalytic psychotherapy at the London Centre for Psychotherapy. In horticulture she has a Certificate in Garden Design and ran her own landscaping and garden design business for a number of years. Jacinda also has many years experience in course development and educational writing.
Yvonne Sharpe (Horticulturist)Started gardening in 1966, studied a series of horticulture qualifications throughout the 1980's and 90's, culminating in an RHS Master of Horticulture. Between 89 and 1994, she worked teaching in horticultural therapy. Founded the West Herts Garden Association in 1990 and exhibited at Chelsea Flower Show in 1991. In 1994, Yvonne joined the staff at Oaklands College, and between 1996 and 2000 was coordinator for all Amenity Horticulture courses at that college. Since leaving Oakland she has been active as a horticultural consultant, retail garden centre proprietor and sessional lecturer (across many colleges in southern England). In 2000, she also completed a Diploma in Management.


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