Countryside Management

Introduction

Course Title: Advanced Apprenticeship in Environmental Conservation
Course Code: CM056

Department: Countryside Management
Course Type: Apprenticeship



The Advanced Apprenticeship will allow you to advance to a more responsible position or higher education and equip you with the skills required to manage staff, volunteers and contractors in a variety of situations, as well as provide you with the opportunities to plan, prepare and implement small-scale wildlife conservation projects.

Overview

Qualification

Level 3 Diploma in Work Based Environmental Conservation

Course Content

Conducting and reporting on field surveys
Encouraging and motivating volunteers
Manage the work of volunteers
Identify the need for and plan habitat management work on a variety of habitats (grassland, heathland and woodland)
Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of habitat management work
Promote, monitor and maintain health & safety in the workplace
Communicate with, and care for, the public and others.

English and maths skills will be developed based on your diagnostic assessment and the requirement of the apprenticeship.

Entry Requirements

3 GCSEs grade 4/C or above OR Intermediate Apprenticeship in a relevant subject OR Level 2 Diploma OR several years’ industry experience.

Next Steps

FdSc Countryside & Coastal Conservation FdSc Marine Ecology and Conservation

Career Opportunities

Countryside ranger/warden Work on a country estate Work with environmental or wildlife charities Countryside/Conservation officer Forest worker Parks officer Dry stone walling Landscaper Rights of way officer