Wildlife & Ecology Management


Course Title: Level 1 Practical Countryside Skills
Course Code: CM218

Department: Wildlife & Ecology Management
Course Type: Full time

Learn the basic skills, knowledge and understanding of working in countryside, this course helps you prepare for progression to a more advanced course, or an apprenticeship.

Kingston Maurward College offers the ideal environment for students to develop countryside skills at their own pace under expert guidance. The programme offers a broad range of subjects and practical skills.

Assessment takes place throughout the year and support is available with developing numeracy, literacy, study skills, IT and vocational skills.


Course Content

Practical countryside skills
Using machinery, tools & equipment
Introduction to wildlife & conservation
Estate maintenance
To maintain & look after plants & habitats in the countryside

Next Steps

Level 2 Technical Certificate in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Apprenticeship in Environmental Conservation

Career Opportunities

Assistant warden/Ranger Estate worker Grounds maintenance Assistant gamekeeper

Dates & Fees

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions
09-Sep-19 25-Jun-20 9.15 a.m. 4.45 p.m. Full time Mon,Tue,Thu 35
Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+

Location & Contact Details


Kingston Maurward College Main Campus | Directions


Course Helpline 01305 215215

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Materials Required

Basic stationery: calculator, pens, paper and lever arch files Suitable outdoor clothing - the clothing must be suitable for environment, weather and time of year Protective overalls Steel toe capped work boots Steel toe capped wellington boots Hi-vis yellow vest Tetanus protection is recommended All protective equipment will be inspected by the Course Manager


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