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Environmental Conservation - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2) at Askham Bryan College

Course description

Work-based learning and assessment at your place of work with some college based study. Learners must be in a paid work placement to commence an apprenticeship programme. The work-based route involves practising and demonstrating a range of practical and theory skills and includes completing a Work-Based Diploma at Level 2 or 3 plus Functional Skills at an appropriate level.

Learners would usually enter at the Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2) stage before progressing to the Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3). Those employed in the industry and have increased level of responsibility may also be considered for the Advanced Apprenticeship.

Course content

The Work Based Diploma includes practising and demonstrating a range of skills, which could include:

• Surveying and reporting • Constructing and maintaining boundaries and surfaces • Installing and maintaining site furniture • Maintaining habitats • Health and safety • Developing personal performance • Working with others and caring for the public • Business for environmental and land-based industries • English and maths  


The opportunity exists to take one or more nationally recognised legislative test (such as Safe Use of Pesticides or Chainsaw Operation) - charges may apply to the student or employer.

Entry requirements

No formal qualifications, but you need a suitable and relevant work placement, but there are other opportunities to enter as a programme led apprentice

Financial information

For financial information please contact Student Support on 01904 772201 or email

Future opportunities

Further study: A Level 3 course such as an Advanced Apprenticeship.

Careers: A range of opportunities in conservation and related industries and with appropriate experience you could become a warden or ranger.

Further information
Telephone: 01904 772211

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: 22 November 2018
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