Countryside Management & Gamekeeping
- Environmental Studies & Conservation City & Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma
Environmental Studies & Conservation City & Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma
Looking to challenge yourself in the countryside sector?
The countryside sector needs people who understand both the science and the practical elements required to manage the many conflicting demands on rural areas. This course aims to prepare you for the task of successful countryside management.
You’ll find this advanced level course really interesting; undertaking a mix of coursework and practical hands-on sessions within our excellent rural site at Plumpton College
You’ll study a wide range of relevant conservation issues and analyse the complex impact that tourism and development have on the countryside and have a greater understanding of the scientific implications relating to these issues, enabling you to evaluate the threats and solutions that conservationists currently face.
Practical skills underpin every element of this course. You will gain a broad knowledge of the different habitats around us including relevant legislatio, and hands-on experience of the ‘gold-star’ management techniques that can be implemented to conserve the flora and fauna they contain.
All in all, the course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge necessary to provide you with a purposeful role in conservation or will enable you to progress to higher level education.
Study programmes include a minimum of compulsory work experience hours achieved through one day a week or block placements. The amount of hours required is dependent on the study programme.