Countryside and Environment Level 2 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 units including tractor driving, introduction to practical forestry, estate maintenance skills, introduction to land based machinery operations, principles of machinery, work experience and environmental and land based business.
You will need to have two GCSEs at grade D, or a relevant level 1 qualification.
Your progress will be assessed by a range of methods including practical assessments and observations, written assignments, and projects.
After completing the course you could progress into employment, or onto a level 3 qualification in countryside management or a related subject.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northumberland College directly.