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Wildlife and environmental conservation is a field of study that focuses on the protection and management of wild and domesticated animal species, their habitats, and the natural environment. While studying this subject you will learn how to develop strategies for conserving biodiversity, manage ecosystems, and mitigating the impact of human activities on the environment and the British countryside.
Our wild and open spaces play a vital role within our economy, making the need for conservation professionals imperative. Our countryside management and environmental conservation courses will equip you with the essential skills needed for a career in the industry.
You will study a variety of exciting course topics that include: managing a range of UK habitats, surveying plants and wildlife, guided walks, countryside estates skills, wildlife ecology and environment, machinery operations and industry-based work experience.
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. Once you have completed a Level 2 course, you can progress to a Level 3 course or apprenticeship. After completing a Level 3 course, you will be equipped to progress to higher education, undertake an industry training course, or work in the UK or internationally within conservation.
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Additionally, you will benefit from our fantastic partnerships with National Parks, Wildlife Trusts, and the Canal & River Trust. These partnerships enable us to team up to conduct environmental and wildlife surveys, providing you with an interesting and varied learning environment.