Land

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Land and Wildlife Management

About the Course

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Land and Wildlife Management qualification is ideal for those who really enjoy the hands-on aspects of working in the countryside.

Learners get the opportunity to study a range of specialist technical practical skills and knowledge that build upon the core skills required to for working in the countryside such as estate maintenance skills, population surveys, safe use of equipment and machinery with further areas of study such as land use and recreation and pest and predator control.

The qualification is designed to provide the core skills and knowledge to enter employment in the land and wildlife management industries and enables educational progression to a broader range of options than the Level 2 Technical Certificate in Land and Wildlife (Countryside Conservation).

Areas of Study

This qualification consists of the following mandatory and selected specialist units.

Mandatory Units

  • Principles of Health and Safety
  • Undertake and review work related experience in the land based industries
  • Land based industry machinery operations
  • Population surveys, ecology and conservation
  • Countryside recreation
  • Undertake estate skills

Specialist Units

Students will also study the following four specialist units.

  • Fresh water and Wetland Management
  • Pest and predator control
  • Farm Habitat
  • Undertake grassland habitat management

    Entry Requirements

    The following information provides students with the entry requirements for this particular course.

    • A minimum of 5 GCSEs A* to C or 9 to 4
    • MUST include English, Maths and Science
    Please note:
    Alternative qualifications or experience will be considered on application.

    Work Placements

    As part of the mandatory unite, 'Undertake and review work related experience in the land based industries', learners will complete a minimum of 150 hours of work experience whithin the countryside, wildlife or supporting industries.

    After Completion of Your Course...

    Educational progression

    Students could further their education in Land and Wildlife Management by progressing to the 2nd year of the Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma Land and Wildlife Management (Countryside Conservation) courses.

    Employment opportunities

    This Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Land and Wildlife Management qualification can provide a route into the wildlife management industries in job role such as, Fisheries worker, Estate worker, Assistant underkeeper or Fieldwork assistant.