This course provides you with a range of specialist technical practical skills, and knowledge which will equip you to seek employment or further learning and training within the land and wildlife management industries.
This qualification gives you the opportunity to study a range of specialist, technical, practical skills and knowledge that build upon the core skills required for working in the countryside, such as; estate maintenance skills, population surveys, safe use of equipment and machinery with further areas of study such as land use and recreation, and pest and predator control. You can then learn additional specialist skills such as woodland habitat management, estate skills, machinery operations, countryside recreation, surveying and identification. We endeavour to work with local employers who will contribute to the knowledge and delivery of training. Trips, visits and guest speakers will provide demonstrations and talks on the industry. This practically based training is ideal preparation for gaining employment in the land and wildlife industries or specialist further study.
Topics you will cover include:
Population Surveys, Ecology & Conservation
Undertake Estate Skills
Woodland Habitat Management
Shooting Sport in the UK
Fresh Water and Wetland Management
All full-time students are required to study maths and English at the appropriate level.
City & Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Land & Wildlife Management
Some practical countryside experience or an interest in land and wildlife management
Be at least 16 years of age at the beginning of the course
Level 2 Technical Certificate in Land & Wildlife Management
Four GCSE passes at grade 2/3 or above (including maths and English) or a BTEC Level 1 qualification and equivalent maths and English
Progression routes shown are dependent on successful completion of qualifications and meeting entry criteria.
Study options may include:
Countryside Management Degree (BSc)
Countryside Conservation Degree (BSc)
Rural Enterprise and Land Management (BSc)
Marine Ecology & Conservation Foundation Science Degree
Advanced Apprenticeship in Environmental Conservation or Game & Wildlife Management
Employment options may include:
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Please note that any costs shown here are subject to change and that there may be additional material costs for your course. There are various bursaries available to support eligible students with course-related costs.
Aged 16-18 years There are no tuition or examination fees
Aged 19 or over (at the start of the course) Tuition Fee £945
Material Fees There is a £210 material fee cost for this course.