Principles of health and safety
Undertake and review work related experience in the land-based industries
Land-based industry machinery operations
Population surveys, ecology and conservation
Principles of physical and biological environmental processes
Pest and predator control
Undertake estate skills
Freshwater and wetland management
Undertake a specialist project in the land-based sector
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 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.
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
Estate Manager 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||24-Jun-20||9.15 a.m.||4.45 p.m.||Full time||Mon - Wed||35|
|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. 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 AEL uniform (polo shirt and sweat shirt) Tetanus protection is recommended All protective equipment will be inspected by the Course Manager
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