Principles of health and safety & Work related experience
Machinery operations/ Estate skills & a range of habitat management-Farm, grassland, coasts & heaths
Population surveys, ecology and conservation
Countryside recreation, Archaeology and landscape history
Principles of physical and biological environmental processes
Woodland habitat management & Greenwood crafts
Ecological concept and application
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.
FdSc Marine Ecology and Conservation FdSc Countryside and Coastal Conservation Intermediate/Advanced Apprenticeships in Environmental Conservation
Estate management Countryside ranger Warden Countryside conservation officer Countryside contractor - walling, hedgelaying, fencing etc Forest officer Parks officer Wildlife adviser Rights of way officer Environmental education officer Field studies tutor Ecologist 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
|Start Date||End Date||Start Time||End Time||Mode of Attendance||Days of the Week||No of sessions|
|09-Sep-19||25-Jun-21||9.15 a.m.||4.45 p.m.||Full time||Yr1-Mon - Wed, Yr2 Wed-Fri Yr2 - Wed - Fri||70|
|Total Fee Full Cost||Total Fee 19-23||Total Fee 24+|
Assessment fees for additional qualifications - usually between £80 and £150 per qualification for certificates of competence such as Chainsaws & ATVs For some additional qualifications a contribution towards the cost of training may also be 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 Hi-vis yellow vest Tetanus protection is recommended All protective equipment will be inspected by the Course Manager
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