Level 2 Diploma in Countryside and the Environment
Full time course
This qualification will allow you to develop your interest in the environment and countryside sectors of the land-based industries. It is an opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance for working in this sector.
What will I study?
Work-related experience in the land-based industries
Environmental and land-based business
Introduction to Environmental Studies
Conservation and improvement of British habitats
Undertaking ecological surveys and techniques
Introduction to urban habitat ecology
Maths and English
Opportunities to improve English and Maths is embedded within the programme.
What do I need to join?
You need English and science at grade 4 (grade C), and maths and one other subject at grade 3 (grade D).
How long is the course?
How will I learn?
In addition to the academic theory, you will learn from college sessions, as well as gaining significant practical experience in an appropriate environmental setting. This practical experience can be gained through voluntary work placement or paid employment.
How will I know how I am doing?
Learners will discuss their own SMART targets with their personal tutor and. In order to review progress, learners will meet regularly with their personal tutor and feedback on assessments will be provided by teaching staff.
Are there any extra costs?
Learners will be charged materials fees, which will be used to purchase resources to use on the course (inclusive of PPE), to facilitate educational study visits and support the learning taking place.
What can I do next?
On completion of the qualification, you will be able to apply for the Level 3 Subsidiary or 90 Credit Diploma in Countryside Management. Alternatively, you can to apply for a range of apprenticeships in the sector or go into employment.
What are my career options?
Work in the areas of environmental conservation or ecology. Employment opportunities could include Countryside Management, Wildlife Conservation or Environment Protection.
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