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Training Directory: Distance Learning Courses

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Information about distance learning courses in countryside, conservation, wildlife and ecology subjects.

 

It's not always possible to commit to a full or part time college course. Distance learning provides a viable alternative, giving you the option to learn in your own time at home. Also remember to check the providers page. The Webinars and Online Learning section has details of events and training that is available online, see these here.

African Wildlife Conservation level 4 accredited by UK Rural Skills at Animal Biology and Care Education Ltd

Six units including ecological principles; the biology & ecology of African predators & primates; &, survey & monitoring techniques for their conservation. The course is excellent preparation for volunteering or working in African wildlife conservation. It would also be useful for further education teachers of A Level biology & environmental science. Separate courses available in just African predators, African primates and African elephants.

c-js.info/2BQ7vUQ abccoursecontact@gmail.com 01953 600070

Agricultural Marketing at ACS Distance Education

Online Agricultural Marketing Course. Learn to sell farm produce more effectively and efficiently. Start any time. Tutor support available throughout the course. A successful rural manager also needs to understand their unique markets, and how to capitalise on market forces to maximise business profit.

c-js.info/3HEAWd8 info@acsedu.co.uk 01384442752

Animal Anatomy and Physiology - 100 hour online course at ACS Distance Education

Develop a sound foundation of knowledge in animal anatomy & physiology. Understand care & management of animals in domesticated or wild situations. Work with animals. Study cells and tissues, the digestive system, the circulatory system, the urinary system, the nervous system, respiration, reproductive systems, muscles, skeleton, growth, development and more.

c-js.info/3j4rKCX info@acsedu.co.uk 01384 442752

Animal Breeding - 100 hour online course at ACS Distance Education

Learn more about Animal Breeding, planning animal breeding programs, genetic theory, planning, breeding programmes, practical applications, cross-breeding, livestock improvement and more. This course includes a sound introduction to genetics relevant to any type of animal. Personal guidance from highly qualified and experienced animal scientists and practitioners.

c-js.info/3lDM2VG info@acsedu.co.uk 01384 442752

Animal Care and Conservation courses at Animal Jobs Direct

Animal Jobs Direct offers accredited Animal Care, Wildlife and Conservation Courses

www.animal-job.co.uk admin@animal-job.co.uk 0208 6269646

Animal Feed and Nutrition at ACS Distance Education

Study Animal Feed and Nutrition Online. Excellent course for anyone working with animals. Study in your own time and work at your own pace. Tutor Support. Understand how to evaluate and select feeds. All tutors are highly experienced industry specialists.

c-js.info/3GPglQO info@acsedu.co.uk 01384 442752

Animal Feed and Nutrition Online Course at ACS Distance Education

Animal feed and Nutrition. Learn what animals eat so you can evaluate and select appropriate animal foods. Understand digestion and calculate rations for livestock. Online course. Start anytime. Self-paced course. Includes tutor support.

c-js.info/3GPglQO info@acsedu.co.uk 01384442752

Aquaculture - 100 hour online course at ACS Distance Education

Aquaculture Course - Study the care and breeding of fresh water fish. Learn essentials of aquaculture. Manage aquaculture enterprise for fresh water fish. Develop the capacity to manage freshwater aquaculture enterprises. Improve your knowledge with this essential course. Improve your job prospects in this field.

c-js.info/3oZFaUH info@acsedu.co.uk 01384442752

Aquaponics Online Course at ACS Distance Education

Learn about aquaponics - an intensive form of farming where the two main elements - fish and plants - support each other. Understand plant and animal biology, nutrition and growth. Learn to set up an aquaculture system, plant culture etc. Includes real life case studies and troubleshooting lessons.

c-js.info/2YMnEZv info@acsedu.co.uk 01384442752

Artificial Intelligence at ACS Distance Education

Artificial intelligence is becoming increasingly important globally and in agriculture itself. This 100 hour distance learning course can be started at any time to suit you and work at your own pace. The course has eight lessons and includes tutor support and feedback throughout.

c-js.info/3spZGBx info@acsedu.co.uk 01384 442752

Behaviour Change Foundation Course at Human Behaviour Change for Life

Would you like to make longer lasting, more impactful positive change? The HBCL Foundation Course is a fantastic introductory course covering the core concepts and principles of human behaviour change - an area of study vital for all careers no matter your ambition or what sector you work in.

c-js.info/3NTZWPW projects@hbcforlife.org

Bird Biodiversity and Population Monitoring Methods at University of Oxford

A five-week part-time course taught entirely online providing expert training for professionals, practitioners and researchers who want to improve their ability to conduct bird surveys. Can be taken with or without academic accreditation. Discounted student rate available. Part of our Ecological Survey Techniques postgraduate programme.

c-js.info/3GvvYxp est@conted.ox.ac.uk 01865 286960

Botanical Identification & using Keys at Qualiteach Education and Ecology Training

A flexible online course with mentor support in plant identification and using botanical keys. The course covers identification of plant components such as reproductive organs, stem, leaf, hairs, flowers, seeds, sepals and bracts and also includes identification of trees and ferns. The course also covers using botanical keys.

c-js.info/2K8CEHI contact@qualiteach.co.uk 07743712020

Botany and its Role in the Ecosystem at Qualiteach Education and Ecology Training

A modular course in plant science, ecology and botanical identification designed for anyone who is keen to learn how to use plant features for accurate identification. The course helps provide a well rounded view of plant science and symbiosis, botanical identification, naming structures and hierarchies (taxonomy), habitats and habitat indicators

c-js.info/2K8CEHI contact@qualiteach.co.uk 07743712020

Bright Green Future at Centre for Sustainable Energy

Bright Green Future is a free UK-wide environmental leadership and empowerment programme for 16-19-year-olds from across the UK. We're focussed on young people of colour to tackle the current underrepresentation of people of colour in the environmental sector. You'll join a diverse and inclusive group of 25 young people.

www.bright-green-future.org.uk/ bgf@cse.org.uk 0117 363 4248

Caring for Chickens and Other Poultry Short, Self-Paced 20 Hour Course at ACS Distance Education

Become an expert in raising chickens and poultry. This short course covers 6 lessons exploring history and origins of chickens and other poultry overall nature of caring for chickens recognising breeds fundamentals of feeding and nutrition health care general management of a flock industry services and opportunities Start anytime. Requires around 20 hours of study.

c-js.info/3Rv5eoF info@acsedu.co.uk 01384442752

Cattle Breeding at ACS Distance Education

Self-study Cattle Farming Course, requires 20 hours of study. Start any time. Self-paced. Lessons cover - 1 Introduction – trends and technologies in farming 2 Nutrition, health and disease 3 Pasture and forage management 4 Commercial herds 5 Processes and welfare considerations 6 Producing quality stock 7 Breeds guide.

c-js.info/3sblYGV info@acsedu.co.uk 01384442752

Certificate in Conservation Management at Ecology Training UK Ltd

Getting your conservation career on track with this comprehensive course, brought to you by the UK’s leading ecology training company, this course is aimed at people wanting to enter conservation as a career, even if you have no relevant degree or experience. The course can be tailored to suit your own career interests such as working with animals or working on nature reserves. It is also suitable for people working full time or raising a family. You can start any time and you have up to 2 years to complete it.

c-js.info/3Cy1Z8c admin@ecologytraining.co.uk

Certificate in Ecological Consultancy at Ecology Training UK Ltd

A complete course for graduates with a relevant degree who want the skills, knowledge and confidence to apply for jobs in ecological consultancy. This course is known throughout the industry and has been running for 16 years with over 500 students who have successfully completed it.

c-js.info/3yeoCfy admin@ecologytraining.co.uk

Data Analysis in Ecology: Statistics for Ecologists and Field Biologists (10-week) at University of Oxford

A 10-week, part-time tutor-led data analysis course taken entirely online. Provides a thorough introduction to the key statistical principals and methods used by ecologists and field biologists with the open source software QED statistics and R. Can be taken with or without academic accreditation. Discounted student rate available. Part of our Ecological Survey Techniques postgraduate programme.

c-js.info/2FqThuI est@conted.ox.ac.uk 01865 286960

Data Analysis in Ecology: Statistics for Ecologists and Field Biologists (5-week) at University of Oxford

A 5-week part-time tutor-led data analysis course taken entirely online. Provides a thorough introduction to the key statistical principals and methods used by ecologists and field biologists with the open source software QED statistics and R. Can be taken with or without academic accreditation. Discounted student rate available. Part of our Ecological Survey Techniques postgraduate programme.

c-js.info/2L6nP8C est@conted.ox.ac.uk 01865 286960

Ecology 1 at Aberystwyth University

Ever wondered why some plants won't grow in your garden and why the 'weeds' (and slugs) thrive? Ecology explains the patterns we see in the natural world and the ways in which people have changed them. This is an essential core topic for any field or conservation ecologist.

c-js.info/30UBk1Q learning@aber.ac.uk

Ecology Level 2 accredited by UK Rural Skills at Animal Biology and Care Education Ltd

New course aimed at new or younger learners, those wanting to change career, anyone who has not studied ecology elsewhere & those who want to do some revision. GCSE Science students would find the course useful to support the ecology section of the specification from AQA, OCR Community level systems, Ecosystems & material cycles in Pearson Edexcel, WJEC Cells, Organ systems & Ecosystems.

c-js.info/2IZYivy abccoursecontact@gmail.com 01953 600070

Ecology of the UK level 3 accredited by UK Rural Skills at Animal Biology and Care Education Ltd

Ecology of the UK introduces the wide & varied ecology of the British Isles. It includes the unique habitat of Ancient woodlands, the man-made habitat of the Norfolk Broads & the Arctic-Alpine environment of the Scottish Highlands. You will also learn about concepts of ecology & species distribution as underpinning knowledge of how ecology works.

c-js.info/3wSwjoJ abccoursecontact@gmail.com 01953 600070

Ecology Training Course level 3 accredited by UK Rural Skills at Animal Biology and Care Education Ltd

A six-unit course set at the equivalent to level 3 study that provides a grounding in ecological studies as well practical experience. The course is excellent preparation for a career in ecology and wildlife conservation, habitat management and further studies in higher education. The course is also suitable as CPD for e.g. local authority ecologists and environmental officers. Other ecology courses available.

c-js.info/2BTSUIa abccoursecontact@gmail.com 01953 600070

Ecotherapy Course at ACS Distance Education

New Ecotherapy Practice course. 100 hour distance learning course. This course covers the following lessons: Nature of Ecotherapy; Theory; Ecotherapy Clients; Intake Assessment, Ecotherapy; Resource; Environment-Based Ecotherapy; Plant-Based Ecotherapy; Animal-Based Ecotherapy; Indoor Ecotherapy; Creativity based Ecotherapy; Holistic Wellness incorporating Ecotherapy

c-js.info/3o19Ynz info@acsedu.co.uk 01384 442752

Environmental Science at Animal Biology and Care Education Ltd

Environmental science looks into interactions of the atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere and biosphere. Human interference and use of the planet’s resources are investigated. This course is set at level 3 (A-level standard) and is aimed at e.g. A-level students; environmental officers and wildlife trusts.

c-js.info/2L4pMlX abccoursecontact@gmail.com 01953 600070

Farm Tourism Distance Learning Course at ACS Distance Education

Farm Tourism online course. Add another string to your bow and develop a farm tourism business. Covers all the aspects of agritourism, marketing, promotion, planning, customer care and facilities considerations. Self-paced. 100 hour course. Start at any time. Tutor support. 10% off for CJS visitors. Enter promo code - STUDENT

c-js.info/2Ydu0Av info@acsedu.co.uk 01384 442752

Feeding Animals Self-Study Course at ACS Distance Education

Feeding Animals - self study short course. Learn the essentials of what is required to feed animals. The course has 10 lessons. Introduction to feeding animals, industry opportunities, composition of feed, forage, concentrates, feed additives, managing feed production and supply, feeding small companion animals, pets, livestock, wildlife, eating and nutritional disorders.

c-js.info/3DJIiJ5 info@acsedu.co.uk 01384442752

Fish and Amphibian Survey Methods at University of Oxford

A five-week part-time course taught entirely online providing expert training for professionals, practitioners and researchers who want to improve their ability to conduct fish and amphibian surveys. Can be taken with or without academic accreditation. Discounted student rate available. Part of our Ecological Survey Techniques postgraduate programme.

c-js.info/3nAMvYz est@conted.ox.ac.uk 01865 286960

Forage Management at ACS Distance Education

Learn to better manage forage resources for both livestock and other animals. For farm animals. For wildlife. For sustainable ecosystems. Online course requiring around 100 hours of study. Start at any time to suit you. To manage forage resources, you need to have a good understanding of both the plants growing in an area, and the animals that graze on those plants. It requires an appreciation of plant and animal ecology and the impacts which man can have on that ecology.

c-js.info/3F8coGQ info@acsedu.co.uk 01384 442752

Forestry Foundations Online Course at ACS Distance Education

100 hour online course. Learn to grow, harvest and process wood on a farm, woodland or for a native forest. Learn the key principles and practical management of trees in agroforestry and urban forestry. 10% off to CJS members. Enter the promo code - STUDENT - when enrolling.

c-js.info/3ile4mB info@acsedu.co.uk 01384 442752

Goat Husbandry at ACS Distance Education

Online Goat Husbandry Course. Learn about Goat care; Health problems; Dairy and meat production; Housing; Fencing etc. Study with expert tutors. Requires around 100 hours of study, Start anytime. Self-paced.

c-js.info/3OYQrQg info@acsedu.co.uk 01384442752

Grant Writing for Wildlife Conservation at WildTeam UK

In this online training course, you will learn skills to help you write impact-focused grant applications for any type of conservation project. The course covers how to select the right grant, prepare a well written, well presented, high-impact, evidence-based application, create log frames that match donor criteria and process your application effectively. The course is run over 7 weeks with 4 hours learning per week. The training combines weekly live teaching sessions and pre-recorded training videos to work from in your own time.

c-js.info/3cEffhu hello@wildteam.org.uk

Habitat Management at Ecology Training UK Ltd

A 6 module course covering habitat management for woodland and grassland and specifics for barn owl, great crested newt and dormice, also covers management planning, surveying and monitoring. Self study in your own time.

www.ecologytraining.co.uk admin@ecologytraining.co.uk 07818073660

Habitat Restoration at Ecology Training UK Ltd

A 6 module course covering why we need to create and restore habitats, planning and methods for habitat creation and restoration, management and monitorinig, habitat creation of grassland and living roofs. Self study course in your own time.

www.ecologytraining.co.uk admin@ecologytraining.co.uk 07818073660

Habitats and Habitat Indicators at Qualiteach Education and Ecology Training

This short online course covers habitat types in the UK, soil types and indicator plants, as well as exploring effects of pollution on freshwater habitats (eutrophication). The course looks at environmental conditions for growth, habitat types (freshwater, coastal, mountainous, bog, fen, woodland), habitat Indicators and plants for phytoremediation.

c-js.info/2K8CEHI contact@qualiteach.co.uk 07743712020

Introducing Mapping, Spatial Data and GIS (Online) at University of Oxford

Investigate the power of maps and spatial data to document and illustrate local and global issues with this flexible 10-week online course. Learn how to use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to explore the world around you and share ideas.

c-js.info/3jL2C4C

Introduction to Ecology at Ecology Training UK Ltd

Interested in ecology but have no scientific or theoretical knowledge? This is the course for you! 10 module course covering what ecology is, biodiversity, ecosystems, biotic and abiotic factors, behaviour, evolution, genetics, populations and communities, conservation, history of the British countryside. Self study course with core textbook. 

www.ecologytraining.co.uk admin@ecologytraining.co.uk 07818073660

Introduction to Permaculture at Aberystwyth University

This course is a wide-ranging introduction to permaculture as an approach to designing sustainable ways of living and working. It will give a grounding in the core elements of a permaculture design approach including the ethical framework that underpins it and the principles from nature that it draws on.

c-js.info/3188MCh learning@aber.ac.uk

Invasive Species at Ecology Training UK Ltd

A 9 module course covering what is an invasive species; impacts; treaties, strategies and legislation; plants; animals and the worst 10 in the world. A thorough and interesting course. A must for all ecologists and land managers. Self study in your own time.

www.ecologytraining.co.uk admin@ecologytraining.co.uk 07818073660

Invertebrate Biodiversity and Population Monitoring Methods at University of Oxford

A five-week part-time course taught entirely online providing expert training for professionals, practitioners and researchers who want to improve their invertebrate survey skills. Can be taken with or without academic accreditation. Discounted student rate available. Part of our Ecological Survey Techniques postgraduate programme.

c-js.info/3jK1Jcw est@conted.ox.ac.uk 01865 286960

Land degradation, restoration and management online course at ACS Distance Education

The course requires approximately 20 hours of study. It is studied by distance learning and you can start at any time to suit you. The course covers 7 lessons - lesson 1 scope and nature of land management; lesson 2 land degradation & rehabilitation; lesson 3 managing soils; lesson 4 managing water; lesson 5 managing plants; lesson 6 managing animal populations; lesson 7 afterwards final assessment get 25% off by entering promo code of national23

c-js.info/45JHUHI info@acsedu.co.uk 01384442752

Landscape Photography at ACS Distance Education

Learn the techniques necessary to capture the individual expressions of each landscape. Learn about special affects, colour richness, photographic terms, & achieving sharpness. Develop your skill in creating different effects, and using different materials and equipment and see the difference show in your pictures. Distance learning. Start any time.

www.acsedu.co.uk info@acsedu.co.uk 01384442752

Level 2 Award in Forest Gardening at The Orchard Project

On this online course you’ll learn everything you need to know about designing, planting and managing a forest garden.

c-js.info/45JJwRO sarah@theorchardproject.org.uk

Lone Wolf Learning Course at Lone Wolf Administration

Distance learning course on the wolf. Aimed at people with very little knowledge of wolves. This eight month long course is a chance to learn more about wolves at a basic level, with the added opportunity to support wolves in the wild. This course is not accredited.

www.lone-wolf.co.uk course@lone-wolf.co.uk

Mammal and Reptile Survey Methods at University of Oxford

A five-week part-time course taught entirely online providing expert training for professionals, practitioners and researchers who want to improve their ability to conduct mammal and reptile surveys. Can be taken with or without academic accreditation. Discounted student rate available. Part of our Ecological Survey Techniques postgraduate programme.

c-js.info/3bl8nl0 est@conted.ox.ac.uk 01865 286960

Medicinal Herbs Self-Study Course at ACS Distance Education

This self guided 20 hour course covers: Introduction to medicinal herbs; Chemicals in medicinal herb; Their effect on the human body; Ways herbs are used for medicinal purposes; A guide of 50+ herbs; Business opportunities using medicinal herbs

c-js.info/3Gmdfpq info@acsedu.co.uk 01384442752

Monitoring and Evaluation for Wildlife Conservation at WildTeam UK

In this online training course, you will learn how to plan and report on monitoring and evaluation activities for any type of conservation project. The course covers how to define project success in terms of results, objectives and tolerance limits, set indicators to track progress and assess project success, plan monitoring activities to track changes in the situation, plan evaluation activities to assess how impact was achieved and how much impact was due to the project, and report impact using diagrams and charts. The course is run over 5 weeks, with 3 - 3.5 hours learning per week. The training combines weekly live teaching sessions and pre-recorded training videos to work from in your own time.

c-js.info/3V16AFW hello@wildteam.org.uk N/A

MSc Sustainable Mountain Development at Perth College UHI

Do you want to understand and make a real difference towards the sustainability of mountain regions? If you are working in, or are interested in mountain areas, this unique part-time online course could be ideal for you.

c-js.info/3Mk5Lnr info.cms@perth.uhi.ac.uk 01738 877761

MSc Wildlife and Conservation Management at Scotland's Rural College (SRUC)

This programme encompasses a broad range of topics and land uses ranging from conservation management to rural land use planning and interpretation to land-use history. Applications are accepted from those either with or without specifically related previous qualifications - previous students have included graduates of History, Education, Business Management and Engineering, as well as Biological and Natural Sciences. Non-graduate entrants have included students with significant experience in aspects such as countryside rangering, town & country planning and ecology. The MSc/PgDip/PgCert Wildlife and Conservation Management is awarded by the University of Glasgow. This is an on-line distance learning programme which can be completed over a maximum of six years;

c-js.info/3Pa1cAI study@sruc.ac.uk 0800269453

MSc/PGDip/PGCert Agroforestry & Food Security at Bangor University

Fully accredited by the ICF. Modules can also be taken individually for CPD. High quality courses with an outstanding reputation. We utilise a wide range of learning technologies, including online forums, group projects, podcasts, vodcasts, management plans and study tours.

www.bangor.ac.uk/sns/distance-learning distance@bangor.ac.uk 01248 382351

MSc/PGDip/PGCert Forestry Course delivered part-time by distance learning at Bangor University

Fully accredited by the ICF. Modules can also be taken individually for CPD. High quality courses with an outstanding reputation. We utilise a wide range of learning technologies, including online forums, group projects, podcasts, vodcasts, management plans and study tours.

www.bangor.ac.uk/sns/distance-learning distance@bangor.ac.uk 01248 382351

MSc/PGDip/PGCert Tropical Forestry Course at Bangor University

Fully accredited by the ICF. Modules can also be taken individually for CPD. High quality courses with an outstanding reputation. We utilise a wide range of learning technologies, including online forums, group projects, podcasts, vodcasts, and study tours.

www.bangor.ac.uk/sns/distance-learning distance@bangor.ac.uk 01248 382351

Part-time Postgraduate Certificate in Ecological Survey Techniques at University of Oxford

Are you looking to gain the skills to effectively and confidently survey, measure, quantify, assess and monitor biodiversity and ecosystems in the field? Gain high-quality practical training from a diverse team of practitioners and academics engaged with ecological issues. Taught part-time and mostly online – study around your career.  

c-js.info/3uIVRcn est@conted.ox.ac.uk 01865 286960

PgCert/PgDip/MSc in Geographic Information Systems at Ulster University

We offer a fully online distance learning Masters-level programme in GIS. With over 20 years’ experience in teaching GIS and 15 years via e-learning, we have a significant track record in GIS education and receive excellent feedback from both students and employers.

www.ulster.ac.uk/es a.moore@ulster.ac.uk

PgCert/PgDip/MSc in Remote Sensing and GIS at Ulster University

A course ideal for both new graduates and professionals who either want to enhance their employability in geospatial sector or intend to broaden and deepen their remote sensing and GIS skills. A fully online part-time course delivered by tutors experienced in e-learning.

www.ulster.ac.uk/es s.bhatti@ulster.ac.uk

PgDip/MSc Environmental Management at Ulster University

This course has been taught for 18 years by a leading provider of distance learning in the UK. This part-time course is offered by distance learning and consists of core modules in Environmental Impact Assessment, Biodiversity Management, Pollution Monitoring and Environmental Data Analysis. For full details see website.

www.ulster.ac.uk/es jag.cooper@ulster.ac.uk

PgDip/MSc Environmental Toxicology & Pollution Monitoring at Ulster University

The course is ideal if you already work in the environmental field or wish to pursue a career in this area as it fulfils demand for trained personnel in the environmental regulatory agencies, in companies subject to regulation, and companies involved in providing support services such as monitoring and consultancy.

www.ulster.ac.uk/es rw.douglas@ulster.ac.uk

Plant Biodiversity and Habitat Assessment Methods at University of Oxford

A five-week part-time course taught entirely online providing expert training for professionals, practitioners and researchers who want to improve their ability to conduct vegetation surveys. Can be taken with or without academic accreditation. Discounted student rate available. Part of our Ecological Survey Techniques postgraduate programme.

c-js.info/2ZAfHqx est@conted.ox.ac.uk 01865 286960

Plant Health 20 Hour Online Self-Paced Course at ACS Distance Education

Plant Health Short Course - Understanding Plant Pests And Diseases. This course will help in the identification of these problems. Without correct identification, it would be very difficult to suggest a suitable method of control. Learn to identify and control many of the most common pests and diseases of plants.

c-js.info/47FTW6E info@acsedu.co.uk 01384442752

Plant Science: biology, physiology and symbiosis at Qualiteach Education and Ecology Training

This short online course covers the importance of botany, including plant structure, biology and physiology, growth and reproduction and its role within an ecosystem, exploring symbiosis between plants and fungi, bacteria and insects. The course also covers the food web and plant transport systems (xylem, phloem, transpiration and photosynthesis).

c-js.info/2K8CEHI contact@qualiteach.co.uk 07743712020

Plant Taxonomy Course at ACS Distance Education

Study plant taxonomy. This essential course will help you to recognise a greater number of plants & know when & how to use them. Increase your knowledge of plant families. Understand the advantages of accurate plant identification; but also appreciate the limitations, and occasional contradictions in plant naming.

c-js.info/3DGhh8J info@acsedu.co.uk 01384 442752

Planting What Where Short Course at ACS Distance Education

Understand essentials of plant selection and placement - selection and establishment methods, identifying problems, solutions for wet areas, gardening in shade, designing windbreaks, hedges, screens, plants for dry gardens, coastal regions, trees, shrub selection, small garden design, plants for other situations, lawns, living garden art. Self-study. Around 20 hours of study. Start anytime.

c-js.info/46wRT37 info@acsedu.co.uk 01384442752

Project Management for Wildlife Conservation at WildTeam UK

In this online training course, you will learn skills to help you manage conservation projects of any type or size. The course covers how to define roles to clarify team structure and decision-making, use phases to manage a project from start to finish, set up control processes to keep the project on track and adapt to changing conditions, and set up administrative processes to help conduct effective meetings and develop high-quality documents. The course is run over 6 weeks, with an average of 3.5 hours learning per week. The training combines weekly live teaching sessions and pre-recorded training videos to work from in your own time.

c-js.info/3BWvb7i hello@wildteam.org.uk

Project Planning for Wildlife Conservation at WildTeam UK

Previously called Strategy Development for Wildlife Conservation, in this online training course, you will learn skills to help you create effective strategies for conservation projects of any type or size. The course covers how to assess the current situation you are trying to change, plan the impact you want to achieve, plan the work you will carry out to achieve that impact and adapt your strategy to your needs and situation. The course is run over 6 weeks, with an average of 4 hours learning per week. The training combines weekly live teaching sessions and pre-recorded training videos to work from in your own time.

c-js.info/3YsSqR6 hello@wildteam.org.uk

Red Squirrel Conservation Level 6 accredited by UK Rural Skills at Animal Biology and Care Education Ltd

Two parts consisting of seven units. This degree level course covers practical survey techniques for preparing a management plan for ex or in situ conservation as well as underpinning knowledge of ecology. The course is ideal for those wanting to work in Red Squirrel conservation, government officers responsible for particular habitats & for wildlife trusts.

c-js.info/3d9fFJX abccoursecontact@gmail.com 01953 600070

Regenerative Agriculture at ACS Distance Education

Study Regenerative Agriculture online. The course consists of ten lessons. Also includes tutor support. Scope and Nature of Regenerative Agriculture Functional and Integrative Level Systems Integrative and Evolutionary Level Systems System Inputs: Climate, Topography, Nutrients Soils Soil Regeneration Livestock Grazing Management Agroforestry Silvopasture System Outputs: Social, Economic and Global Trends Implementation and Whole Farm Planning A Special Project Regenerative Agricultural Enterprise Proposal

c-js.info/45lsppz info@acsedu.co.uk 01384 442752

RHS Master of Horticulture (MHort) at Royal Horticultural Society (RHS)

3 year, fully online, degree level diploma designed for experienced horticulturists wishing to advance their knowledge and grow further in their careers. Provides an overview of the horticultural industry within a global context and the opportunity to specialise in an area interest in the final year Dissertation.

c-js.info/3rKg49U mhort@rhs.org.uk

Self-Sufficiency Online Certificate Course at ACS Distance Education

Online Certificate in Self-Sufficiency. Learn basic self-sufficiency skills, then move on to advanced skills. A flexible qualification, also including the option to study permaculture, herbs and more. Includes tutor support and assessment throughout. Start any time. Self-paced course.

c-js.info/45LHqBD info@acsedu.co.uk 01384 442752

Small Business Start Up - 20 hour Self-Study Online Course at ACS Distance Education

The course will help you start your own business. Based on hands on knowledge and experience, this short course takes you through the steps involved in starting and planning for a business. This self-guided, self-paced course will teach you more about starting your own business.

c-js.info/3sY3OcH info@acsedu.co.uk 01384442752

Stakeholder Engagement online training at Dialogue Matters

We offer a range of online training courses including: Best Practice Stakeholder Participation; Online Facilitation Skills; Better Online Meetings; Best Practice Participatory Policy Making; and Writing For All. Visit our website or contact us to find out more information.

dialoguematters.co.uk/ admin@dialoguematters.co.uk 01233 813875

Taxonomy: Plant Naming Rules and Structure at Qualiteach Education and Ecology Training

A short online course in plant naming rules (taxonomy) and hierarchical structure (family, genus and species) covering binomials, subspecies and hybrids and the meaning behind scientific names.

c-js.info/2K8CEHI contact@qualiteach.co.uk 07743712020

Trees for Rehabilitation at ACS Distance Education

Study Reafforestation and Bush Regeneration. Understand environmental systems and care of trees. Develop an understanding of environmental systems and the rehabilitation of degraded landscapes.Learn about seed collection, storage, germination, propagation, plant selection, establishment techniques, controlling pest, disease after planting. 100 hour distance learning course. Start at any time to suit you. Self-paced

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Woodland Management for Biodiversity at Ecology Training UK

This self-study course will give you foundation knowledge of woodland habitat management in the UK. Modules include why we manage woodlands, management techniques, specific management for birds, bats, dormice, invertebrates, and plants, also management plans and monitoring.

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If you are interested in any of the courses detailed please contact ONLY the person, centre, telephone number or email address and remember to mention that you saw the listing in CJS Training Directory. For all courses assume that booking is required and a fee may be applicable.

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