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Fishery Studies Level 1 Diploma at Bridgwater College

Course description

By studying one of our Fisheries Management courses, you can become part of this exciting and rapidly growing industry which currently attracts in excess of 4 million anglers. The Level 1 Diploma provides a broad based introduction to the skills and knowledge to work in the fisheries industry and has a high practical content.

Course content

The Level 1 Diploma comprises a number of modules  including:

  • Sport fisheries and aquatic environment management,
  • Fish health and husbandry
  • Grounds maintenance skills

Entry requirements

  • GCSEs at grades D-G
  • An interest in the subject and some experience is preferable
  • Succesful interview
  • Mature students welcome to apply


Continuous assessment by course work includes:

  • Written assignments
  • Practical write-ups

Future opportunities

Students could also progress onto our Level 2 Diploma in Fish Management however you may go straight into employment at entry level working for local angling clubs and commercial fisheries.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bridgwater College directly.

Last updated date: 17 February 2016

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