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Level: 2

Location: Broomfield Hall

Years: 1

Weeks: 1

Hours: 12.00

Start: 22/09/2018

Days / Times:

Tuition (£): 120.00*

Interview: N

Course Summary

Learn the basics of installing post and wire fencing that will last. This two-day course will show you how to erect post and wire fencing successfully and the reasons for the selection of different materials.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements - you just need an interest in knowing more about post and wire fencing.

Course Content

This is a two-day course which runs from 10am to 3pm with a 30-minute lunch break. One hour is classroom based while eight hours will be spent on practical work, erecting post and wire fencing.

How will I be assessed?

There is no formal assessment.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

You will be required to supply your own:

  • Steel toe-capped boots/wellingtons
  • Overalls
  • Writing materials
  • Lunch/refreshments

What can I do after this course?

Derby College offers a range of one-day, weekend and evening courses relating to Conservation and Countryside, as well as a wide range of other land-based topics - please see the Derby College Part-time Prospectus for a full list and details.

 

 

 

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* Tuition - This figure is the tuition fee to be paid - There are no concessionary fees available.

This course is run at the Broomfield Hall Campus

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Wildlife enthusiast Leo Kokoszko loves his job working with seals and promoting marine conservation to visitors at Sea Life in Scarborough.But Leo, who has autism, doubts he would have been able to pursue his dream career without the help and support of staff at Derby College.
Leo, who is 20 and from Heanor, first arrived at Derby College to study Animal Care as at that time in his life he wanted to be a police dog handler.After achieving levels 1 and 2, he enrolled on the college's Public Services course but didn't enjoy it. So Leo revised his plans and switched to the diploma in Countryside Management and Conservation course, which he loved.Leo, who is passionate about nature and wildlife, is also a keen birdwatcher. When he is not working at Sea Life, Leo also enjoys volunteering at RSPB Bempton Cliffs near Bridlington.He said:

Working with seals is awesome – but I couldn't have done any of this without Derby College.
I had hardly any self-confidence at all a few years ago. I wouldn't have been comfortable talking to groups of people like I do now.
My college teachers have been so supportive – not just about my coursework but personally too. Their teaching style is informal – but in a good way.

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