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Qualification name BTEC National Extended Certificate in Countryside Management
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Part-time
Course start date 6th September 2021
Cost £3,115.00
Cost description Please note - our provison offer for 21/22 is currently being finalised. Start and/or end dates may change. Fees may also be subject to change.
Attendance pattern Daytime

This course will provide you with the foundation skills and knowledge required for a career within the environmental conservation industry. You will study five topics from the course topic list and will be assessed with one external exam and three projects. This part-time course is right for you if you are restricted by time and/or other commitments. You will need to complete mandatory work experience as part of this course.

You will need at least one of the following: At least four GCSEs at grade 4 and above (A* to C) including a science related subject, an overall Distinction in a relevant Level 2 Diploma or equivalent, relevant prior learning or experience gained in an appropriate professional environment will be considered, previous experience of conservation work is an advantage. Independent study skills are needed to be successful at this level. You will be encouraged to attend our Summer School.

You will learn professional working responsibilities, plant and soil science, the contemporary issues that impact the land-based sectors, countryside estates skills, how to manage environmental habitats, woodland management, wildlife ecology and conservation, machinery operations, countryside recreation, coastal habitats management, freshwater and wetland management, physical and biological environmental procedures, ecological concepts and how to manage countryside visitor activities.

You will need at least one of the following: At least four GCSEs at grade 4 and above (A* to C) including a science related subject, an overall Distinction in a relevant Level 2 Diploma or equivalent, relevant prior learning or experience gained in an appropriate professional environment will be considered, previous experience of conservation work is an advantage. Independent study skills are needed to be successful at this level. You will be encouraged to attend our Summer School.

Successful completion of this course will enable you to progress to higher education, undertake one of our professional training courses or obtain employment in the industry in a broad range of jobs, including: ranger, community liaison, junior ecologist, reserve manager, environmental advisor, estate manager or environmental politics.

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Name Capel Manor College - Enfield Centre
Address Bullsmoor Lane
Enfield
EN1 4RQ
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Email enquiries@capel.ac.uk
Phone 030 3003 1234
Website http://www.capel.ac.uk/apprenticeships.html

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