Training Directory: Land and Countryside Management Longer Courses

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Land and Countryside Management Longer Training Courses


Courses longer than 10 days in length or occurring over several weeks for the theory behind the techniques, includes work based practical conservation and landscape management.   This is the page to have al ook at to find details of a degree in countryside management or arboriculture HND etc.

BSc (Hons) Countryside Management (Top-up) at Royal Agricultural University

Whether you already work in this arena or aspire to, you will advance your environmental and landscape knowledge and gain the necessary skills and understanding to make informed and effective countryside management decisions. 01285 889912

BSc (Hons) Environmental Science at UCLan

As well as gaining an understanding of scientific principles you will be able to develop practical skills in laboratory work, modern information technologies, geographical information science and fieldwork. Your degree will allow further study of specialisms such as ecology, hydrology, geology and soil science. +44 (0)1772 892400

BSc (Hons) Wildlife & Conservation Management at Scotland's Rural College (SRUC)

Biodiversity conservation, species and habitat identification, visitor management and land use are all included in this dynamic, hands-on course taught by enthusiastic professionals with direct experience in the land based industries. The course offers flexibility, allowing you to choose modules to suit your particular aspirations, and you’ll put the knowledge you gain to good use though real-life scenarios and case studies. This course attracts students of many different ages, backgrounds, and future aspirations. What they all have in common is an interest in studying this unique mix of biodiversity, conservation ecology and people management topics. This is a four year programme and the degree is awarded by the University of Glasgow and is available at our Aberdeen and Barony campuses; 0800269453

BSc (Hons) Wildlife and Countryside Management (Top-up) at Royal Agricultural University

Studying both the big picture and the detail will help you become an effective manager of wildlife and the countryside, covering issues from ecosystem services to protected species surveys. This course brings together academic knowledge and research skills to inform sustainable management of wildlife and the countryside. 01285 889912

FdSc British Wildlife Conservation and Countryside Management at Royal Agricultural University

The effective conservation of species, ecosystems and natural resources is vital for future sustainable development. On this course you will gain the academic knowledge, applied ecological theory and extensive hands- on field experience needed to manage habitats and conserve wildlife. 01285 652531

HNC Wildlife & Conservation Management at Scotland's Rural College (SRUC)

The course aims to provide a good understanding of different land uses and their impacts on conservation and wildlife management. Individual topics will investigate factors which have influenced the development of current land use. Candidates will also be introduced to the concept of sustainable land management through a greater awareness of their environment. Candidates will be introduced to the policies and issues which will influence conservation and wildlife management in the future. This one year programme is available at our Aberdeen, Barony, Elmwood & Oatridge Campuses and as an on-line distance learning programme; 0800269453

HND Wildlife & Conservation Management at Scotland's Rural College (SRUC)

Following successful completion of the HNC students can progress to HND level. This course is designed to develop your ecological and environmental knowledge and make sure you have a solid understanding of the principles of conservation and wildlife management. You'll develop core skills around working with geographic information systems and data handling. You'll also study ethical and professional issues relating to current codes of practice. This two year programme is available at our Aberdeen and Barony campuses; 0800269453

Level 1 Practical Countryside Skills at Brooksby Melton College

This course is an introductory course which aims to give students a solid grounding in general Countryside Skills. This course will prepare students so that they are able to go on to study higher level land-based courses. This course starts in September 01664 855 444

Level 1 Practical Skills in Countryside at Kingston Maurward College

Learn the basic skills, knowledge and understanding of working in countryside and conservation, this course helps you prepare for progression to a more advanced course, or an apprenticeship. Kingston Maurward College offers the ideal environment for students to develop countryside skills at their own pace under expert guidance. 01305 215215

Level 2 Certificate in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at Kingston Maurward College

Are you looking for a career where you can help protect and enhance our wildlife and countryside? This is an ideal introductory course which will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge that will help you gain employment within the wildlife and conservation industries. The course will give you experience in professional aspects of the industry. 01305 215215

Level 2 Countryside & Environmental Management at Brooksby Metlon College

If you’re interested in practical land management, habitat conservation and ecology, a BMC Countryside and Environmental Management course is perfect for you! This course provides a practical focus, combining theory with hands-on experience on the 850 acre Brooksby Estate.

01664 855 444

Level 2 Welding, Blacksmithing & Fabrication at Kingston Maurward College

You will study a Level 2 City and Guilds Certificate in Engineering and Certificate in Forgework. You will develop your skills in welding and in the forge to have the specialist skills and knowledge to move forwards into employment or an apprenticeship. 01305 215215

Level 3 Advanced Diploma In Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at Kingston Maurward College

This one year course will provide you with the understanding and skills you will need to manage habitats, landscapes and wildlife and to engage with those that work within the industry. You will gain a range of specialist technical practical skills and knowledge which will enable you to seek employment or further learning and training within the land and wildlife management industries. 01305 215215

Level 3 Countryside & Environmental Management’ at Brooksby Melton College

This course covers a range of countryside skills. You will also look at conservation, wildlife and habitat management. 01664 855 444

Level 3 Land and Wildlife Management at Craven College, Skipton

An ideal course if you are wanting  to work in the countryside ( ranger, game keeper, conservation etc.). Based in the Yorkshire Dales it covers all aspects of countryside management including practical skills. Contact Gillian Thom

NC Countryside Management at Scotland's Rural College (SRUC)

This course is designed for anyone interested in a career in any aspect of countryside services, like estate maintenance, environmental projects, or wildlife conservation. It also gives you the skills you need to work with community-based or voluntary countryside and environmental projects. You'll learn about conservation management and sustainability, ecology and wildlife identification, habitat protection and access to the countryside. You'll also learn a variety of skills you can use in any working environment, like good communication and team as well as communication and team working skills. This one year programme is available at our Barony, Elmwood and Oatridge campuses; 0800269453

Scottish Ranger Award at Scottish Countryside Rangers’ Association

The Scottish Ranger Award is a way of managing your own learning and development using competency standards set for those working as professional Rangers in Scotland. The standards are drawn from National Occupational Standards. They specify the competence that is expected of the Ranger profession. The programme has 2 levels – Foundation level and Standard level. Each level has 4 generic competencies, those that you would be likely to need in any job. There are also 7 specialist competencies, from which you can select those that meet your current job needs and aspirations. The Scottish Ranger Award is flexible so you can move at your own speed, in your own way.

Transforming the Trent Valley at Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

TTTV and Derbyshire Wildlife Trust are offering FREE practical conservation training. The course covers a range of practical habitat management techniques & successful completion will result in a City and Guilds Lvl 2 in Work Based Environmental Conservation. The course requires 2 days per week for up to 10 months. 07384796080

Wildlife and Environmental Conservation at Capel Manor College

Our countryside management and environmental conservation courses will equip you with the skills needed for a career in the industry. You will learn the specialist knowledge required along with gaining the extensive hands-on field experience needed to manage habitats, conserve wildlife and the environment.

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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