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Countryside and Environment Level 2 at Rotherham College

Course description

This one year course is designed to provide you with a broadly based foundation in conservation and working in the countryside and explores British habitats and the landbased industry.

What will I study?

  • Conservation and improvement of British habitats
  • Hedge laying, tree felling, coppicing
  • Managing wildlife habitats
  • Health and safety in the workplace
  • A qualification in English and maths if required
  • Work experience

Why study here?

  • You will develop other skills such as employability and teamwork
  • You will undertake work experience and participate in countryside management projects
  • You will have the opportunity to visit landbased employers to help you make choices about your future career
  • You will have trips and guest speakers from Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust, Idle Valley

Course content

What will I study?

  • Conservation and improvement of British habitats
  • Hedge laying, tree felling, coppicing
  • Managing wildlife habitats
  • Health and safety in the workplace
  • A qualification in English and maths if required
  • Work experience

Entry requirements

What are the entry requirements?

  • Four GCSEs at grade D
  • Mature students without a Level 2 qualification are also eligible to undertake this course
  • Practical Horticulture Skills Diploma Level 1

Assessment

How will I be assessed?


You will be assessed by a variety of methods including:

  • assignments
  • practical assessments

Financial information

Tuition Fees

  • 16-18 year olds do not need to pay course fees
  • Depending on your circumstances you may not need to pay fees

Contact the Enquiries Team on on 01709 722777 for advice and guidance

Future opportunities

What can I progress to?


Courses

  • Level 3 Diploma in Countryside Management

Careers

  • Working for a Fencing Contractor
  • Working for a Landscaping Contractor

Further information

Additional Information


You will require:

  • Wellingtons
  • Safety boots
  • Suitable outdoor clothing

Why study here?

  • You will develop other skills such as employability and teamwork
  • You will undertake work experience and participate in countryside management projects
  • You will have the opportunity to visit landbased employers to help you make choices about your future career
  • You will have trips and guest speakers from Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust, Idle Valley

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 09 November 2017
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Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • The Enquiry Team
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01709 722858
    • Email address:
    • info@rotherham.ac.uk

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