City & Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Land and Wildlife Management
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
Woodland habitat management
Ecological concept and application
Environmental interpretation in the land based sector
Farm habitat management
Grassland habitat management
Heathland habitat management
Archaeology and landscape history
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 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Environmental Conservation with good levels of maths and English.
Mature students lacking formal qualifications will also be considered.
Enthusiasm, relevant practical experience, a keen and active interest in wildlife the countryside and the ability to cope with written work is required.
FdSc Marine Ecology and Conservation
FdSc Countryside and Coastal Conservation
Intermediate/Advanced Apprenticeships in Environmental Conservation
Countryside conservation officer
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.