If you would love a career working outdoors then this course is ideal for you. Throughout your studies you will learn the skills and knowledge needed to manage land and wildlife and have the opportunity to go on field trips abroad, including destinations such as Germany, Cyprus, Finland and many more.
You want a career in areas of environment and conservation management.
Five GCSEs at grade C or 5, including English, maths and science.
A working knowledge and understanding of ecological surveys and conservation practices, coastal management and gamekeeping, farm habitats and livestock conservation, rural technology, forestry estate maintenance, countryside tourism and environmental interpretation.
The opportunity to work with voluntary organisations in the UK and in Europe. Assessment includes both coursework and exams.
The field trips and opportunities to study as a group in other parts of the world including Germany, Cyprus, Finland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Iceland.
Employment, an apprenticeship or the second year of the Land and Wildlife Management Technical Extended Diploma Level 3.
Nick Taylor Course Manager - Conservation & Countryside
Nick has spent many years working in the conservation sector, in many roles: as a keeper at London Zoo, Taronga Zoo Sydney, the Monkey Sanctuary near Looe and as a warden at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust. He's travelled the world to experience all manner of wildlife in their natural habitats, and has been to every continent except South America and Antarctica. For the last 15 years Nick has been teaching at Duchy College and is their resident expert in wildlife identification.
*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.