Wildlife & Ecology Conservation


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

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.



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
Rights of way officer

Dates & Fees

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions
We run on demand. Contact us for dates. Apprenticeship Mon 27
Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+

Additional Costs


Location & Contact Details


Kingston Maurward College Main Campus | Directions


Course Helpline 01305 215215

Email us

Materials Required

Protective Overalls
Steel toe-capped safety boots
Waterproof clothing
Tetanus protection is recommended
Basic stationery


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