Land-based Studies

Land-based Studies

Students gain City and Guilds qualifications in Land-based Studies at level 1 and 2.

Animal Care Courses

We offer students to opportunity to gain a Animal Care Certificate. The course covers three prime units-

  • health and safety
  • food and water
  • maintaining and cleaning equipment

Outdoors at the Bridge we currently have pigs, sheep, ducks and chickens.

We have a range of indoor animals, these include: dogs, gerbils, guinea pigs, fish, African snails, bearded dragon, snakes, rabbit, birds and a hamster.

Many bespoke students are involved in feeding, cleaning and caring for the animals.


We have allotments and a large poly tunnel. Students are able to learn about horticulture in a practical way all year round. We have an outdoor eco cabin creating an exciting outdoor learning environment.

Students also have the opportunity to learn tractor driving skills within a safe and secure environment.

The Bridge is an approved City and Guilds Centre.
Bridge Training & Development is a registered charity No 1122536