Countryside Management Advanced Extended Diploma at Derby College
A two-year course, the Extended Diploma gives you a solid foundation in the science and practice of conservation and managing the countryside. You will benefit from undertaking practical hands-on projects at the Broomfield Hall estate and in the surrounding countryside.
- Undertake and review work-related experience in the land-based industries
- Understand the principles and carry out the practice of wildlife population surveys, ecology and conservation
- Undertake estate skills
- Undertake investigative projects in the land-based sector
You will be assessed in a range of ways including written assignments, projects, surveys and practical work performance.
You need safety boots, gloves, outdoor clothing and writing materials.
You can progress to a higher level course such as a university degree in subjects like Wildlife Conservation and Environmental Management.
Our learners go into employment in a wide range of roles working for organisations such as local authorities, national parks, water authorities and the National Trust. Some also choose to become self-employed.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Derby College directly.