Countryside Management Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at Northumberland College
The countryside management course is designed to give the student a wide range of practical skills and knowledge, enabling them to enter employment in the countryside sector or progress into higher level courses in further education. The course is designed around local needs and local habitats, many of which are present on the Kirkley estate.
You will study exciting units including: - Ecology and conservation - Environmental Science - Estate Skills - Principles of Plant and Soil Science - Specialist Project Study - Farm habitat management
To study on the course you will need to be over 16 and have one of the following entry requirements: - 4 GCSEs at grade C or above Intermediate GNVQ First Diploma Mature students and applicants with a significant level of experience will also be considered
Your progress will be assessed by a range of methods including practical assessments/ observations, written assignments, and identification tests.
After completing the course you could build on what you have already achieved by studying a further 6 unit. This would allow you to gain a 120 credit Diploma in Countryside management. Completing the course could also allow you to gain employment as a conservation worker, countryside ranger, warden, estate worker or wildlife warden.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northumberland College directly.