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Level 2 Diploma in Environmental Conservation at Plumpton College

Course description

Course Leader: James Bianchi

Number of years: 1

Students are assessed using written assignments and practical assessments.

This course is designed for students who are interested in a successful career working in the countryside. It has a mixture of theory and practical sessions where you will learn about a range of rural industries and habitats as well as gain a range of practical skills including forestry, countryside management and estate skills.

Course content

Here are some examples of the types of modules you can study:

  •   Estate maintenance
  •   Conservation and improvement of British habitats
  •   Introduction to environmental studies

Entry requirements

For entry onto this course, we require students to meet one of the following criteria:

  2 A-D grade GCSE’s (ideally including English and Science)

  A relevant Level 1 qualification 

  Level 1 Literacy and Numeracy

All students will be assessed for their suitability for this programme at interview.

Financial information

Tuition Fee: 16-18 = FREE

Assessment Fee: 16-18 = FREE

Facilities Fee: All students - Non-Residential = £120, Residential = £200

FOR STUDENTS 19 AND OVER PLEASE CONTACT ADMISSIONS ON 01273 892082 FOR FEE AND FEE REMISSION INFORMATION

 

Future opportunities

Successful students may be able to progress onto a Level 3 course, into work-based learning or go into employment.

 

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: 18 November 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 34 weeks
  • Course code: COF002/PROG

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    • The main Plumpton College site is located at the foot of the picturesque South Downs National Park. Six miles from Lewes, the County Town of East Sussex.

      The College specialises in providing a wide range of land-based courses in partnership with schools, for those in further education and for those in higher education. The College degree courses are validated by the University of Brighton.

      The range of courses cover all land-based provision including Agriculture, Horticulture, Floristry, Equine, Agricultural and Horticultural Machinery, Metalsmithing, Animal Care, Countryside Management, Forestry and Arboriculture, Sports (Outdoor Adventure) and Wine and Viticulture.