Level 3 Advanced Diploma In Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
Course Title: Level 3 Advanced Diploma In Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
Course Code: CM215
This 1 year course will provide you with the understanding and skills you will need to manage habitats, landscapes and wildlife and to engage with those that work within the countryside. You will gain a range of specialist technical practical skills and knowledge which will enable you to seek employment or further learning and training within the land and wildlife management industries.
You will have the opportunity to work with local employers who will contribute to the knowledge and delivery of training. Employers will provide demonstrations and talks on the industry and, where possible, work placements will also be provided. This practical based training is ideal preparation for gaining employment in the wildlfe ecology and land management industries or specialist further study, including a range of degree courses.
City & Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Land and Wildlife Management 540
Principles of health and safety & Work related experience
Machinery operations/ Estate skills & a range of habitat management
Population surveys, ecology and conservation
Principles of physical and biological environmental processes
Additional qualifications available (subject to satisfactory attendance and completion of assignments) include City & Guilds (NPTC) Certificate of Competence in Tractor Driving and Related Operations and 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.
4 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above, including English, maths and a science OR a relevant Level 2 Certificate at Distinction level OR an Apprenticeship in Environmental Conservation with good levels of English and maths.
Mature students lacking formal qualifications will also be considered. Enthusiasm, relevant practical experience, a keen and active interest in the countryside and the ability to cope with written work is required.
Year 2 Level 3 Extended Diploma in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
FdSc Marine Ecology and Conservation
FdSc Countryside and Coastal Conservation
Intermediate/Advanced Apprenticeships in Environmental Conservation
Countryside contractor - walling, hedgelaying, fencing etc
Rights of way officer
Environmental education officer
Field studies tutor
Potential employers include: National Trust, Wildlife Trusts, RSPB, Local authorities, Forestry Commission, Environment Agency, Natural England, Scottish Natural Heritage, Ecological consultancies, Charities, Self-employment
Dates & Fees
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Assessment fees for additional qualifications - usually between £80 and £150 per qualification for certificates of competence.
For some additional qualifications a contribution towards the cost of training may also be required.
Location & Contact Details
Basic stationery: calculator, pens, paper and lever arch files
Suitable outdoor clothing - the clothing must be suitable for environment, weather and time of year
Steel toe capped work boots
Hi-vis yellow vest
Tetanus protection is recommended
All protective equipment will be inspected by the Course Manager