Land & Wildlife Level 2

This course is suitable for anyone with an interest in Agriculture, Countryside and Environment, Forestry and Arboriculture, Horticulture, Gamekeeping and Sports Turf, this Certificate can lead to many career opportunities in the Land-based industries.

Course Level:
Level 2
Duration:
1 Year
Campus:
Auction Mart
Awarding Body:
City & Guilds
Overview

Based in the rural setting of our Auction Mart Campus you will have access to excellent facilities including animal care units, equine yards, horticulture greenhouses, ATV’s and machinery workshops.​

All of our tutors are experts in their fields with experience of working with the National Trust, the Yorkshire Dales National Park, Skipton in Bloom, Harrogate Flower Show and with specialist land-based knowledge. With their knowledge and contacts, you will be able to visit relevant exhibitions and demonstration grounds as well as gaining inspiration from guest speakers from a variety of Agriculture, Countryside and Environmental sectors.

Visits to local farms, estates and conservation projects and taking part in relevant work experience will reinforce your learning.

Modules
  • Working in the Land & Wildlife Industry
  • Machinery Used in the Land & Wildlife Industry
  • Conservation & Improvements to British Habitats
  • Estate Maintenance
  • Health & Safety for Land-based Industries

Countryside Conservation Pathway

  • Species Identification & Surveying
  • Environmental Conservation of Flora & Fauna
  • Land & Countryside Use
  • Countryside Interpretation & Recreation

Entry Requirements

  • 4 GCSEs grade 9-3 or Land-based Studies Level 1 including English & Maths GCSEs grade 9-2
Progression
Career

Your choices may include:

  • Conservation Woodland/ Wildlife Officer
  • Farm Contractor
  • Countryside Ranger/Officer
  • Gamekeeper
  • Greenkeeper
  • Gardener
Academic

Your choices may include:

  • Land & Wildlife Management Level 3
  • Agriculture Apprenticeship
  • Horticulture Apprenticeship