City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Countryside and Environment
Undertake work-related experience in the land-based industry
Environmental land-based business
Participate in practical estate maintenance
Introduction to land-based machinery operations
Introduction to game management
Introduction to pest and predator control
Tractor driving - including ATVs and brushcutters
Additional qualifications that are available (subject to satisfactory attendance and completion of assignments) include the City & Guilds (NPTC) Certificate of Competence in Brushcutters. First Aid and Manual Handling are also taught. Much of the training towards these qualifications is included within the course and in most cases only assessment fees need to be paid by students wishing to achieve these additional qualifications.
3 GCSEs at grade 3/D or above including English and maths OR successful completion of a Level 1 course in a relevant vocational subject. Interest and enthusiasm in gamekeeping and the countryside plus the ability to cope with written work.
Intermediate Apprenticeship in Environmental Conservation
Level 3 Extended Diploma Countryside and Wildlife Management
Countryside contractor - walling, hedge laying, fencing etc.