Looking to challenge yourself in the countryside sector?
This advanced-level course helps you to handle complex issues that happen in rural areas due to the tourism and development of the countryside. It’ll give you a great understanding of scientific principles faced within the countryside industry.
You’ll find this course really interesting, enjoying a mix of coursework and practical hands-on sessions within our excellent site at Plumpton. You’ll be able to add knowledge of the necessary principles and legislation required to your list of abilities.
The countryside sector needs people who understand both the science and the practicalities required to manage the many conflicting demands on rural areas. This course aims to prepare you for the task of successful countryside management.
Through coursework and industry experience, supported by one of the countryside organisations, you will gain an understanding of scientific principles, legislation, and practical skills that are needed for employment or progression to higher education.
You can look forward to a varied programme of modules that also includes a work placement. You’ll also continue your English and Maths up to GCSE level. Modules include:
- Work Experience
- Health and Safety
- Estate Skills
- Land Based Machinery operations
- Principles of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
- Countryside Recreation
- Environmental Interpretation
- Grassland Management
- River Fishery Creation
- Heathland management
- Freshwater and Wetland Management
- Ecological Concepts and application
- Woodland Habitat management
- Farm Habitat Management
- Coastal Management
- Greenwood Crafts
- Environmental Processes
- Specialist Project