Countryside & Environment (Environmental Conservation) - Level 2 at Askham Bryan College
This course offers a mix of practical nature conservation with underpinning theory in the ecology and management of British wildlife habitats. It is carried out in a range of natural, wild and urban environments, delivered by a dedicated team of tutors with industry experience.
In partnership with employers and land managers, we have many opportunities to work in woodland, meadow, moorland, wetland and river habitats. Our location gives us ready access to local urban environments such as country parks, woods and nature reserves, in addition to the wider countryside areas.
• Practical environmental skills
• Ecology of urban habitats
• Wildlife surveying
• Conservation and management of British habitats
• Countryside access and recreation
• Health and safety
• Working in land-based industries
• English and maths
Level 2 Study Programmes:
Usually at least 4 GCSEs at grade E or above including Maths and English (new GCSE grading level 3) with Science desirable. Alternatively a suitable Level 1 vocational qualification with English and Maths at Level 1.
A mix of written assignements and practical tasks
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Students completing the Level 2 to a high standard would be considered for enrolment onto the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Countryside Management or an Apprenticeship in an Environmental Conservation role.
Students may use this course to progress in careers in the countryside industry at craft level e.g. as stonewallers, fencers. After further study, roles such as a gamekeeper or wildlife manager. Other roles might include estate staff, agricultural workers, volunteers, and national park staff.
How to apply
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