Canterbury College - Countryside and Wildlife Conservation
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Countryside and Wildlife Conservation


Pathways are made up of courses focused on future careers or further education opportunities

If you’re looking for a career in countryside management, Canterbury College has a qualification for you.

Students will study at both Canterbury College main site and our specialist land-based campus at Spring Lane. Further to the learning that takes place both in and out of the classroom, our experienced tutors will guide learners to explore many different locations across Kent with regular field trips and practical experiences, giving opportunity for theory to be put into practice. 


As a student at the Canterbury College New Dover Road site, you will be part of a buzzing campus within walking distance of Canterbury's city centre which prepares you for progression into work or university.  

Canterbury College Spring Lane is a specialist land-based campus with wide-ranging facilities including a large animal management centre with over 200 species, a heated and fully-furnished glasshouse, various polytunnels, a mature orchard, many wildlife areas and ponds, a student common room, football pitch and well-established Learning resource centre. The land surrounding the teaching buildings at Spring Lane offer a fantastic opportunity for learners to develop practical conservation skills in a safe and secure environment. 

Learners wishing to study animal and land-based courses can develop the knowledge and skills employers look for while on industry placements made available through our fantastic links with local employers. 

Career Prospects


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Entry requirements

Our entry requirements allow any student to apply enrol and progress in their studies with us to achieve their full potential.

You will apply for your chosen pathway and at the interview you can discuss what entry criteria you need for each level.

Once you have your GCSEs we can ensure you are enrolled on the best level for you to progress and succeed at College.

Please see our Group entry requirements

What's next?

Step 1 - Apply

Once you apply, you will have an interview to discuss your chosen pathway

Step 2 - Interview

We will contact you with appropriate options for conducting your interview, either online or in person.

At your interview, we will discuss the entry requirements for each level and course. It is also your opportunity to make sure that the pathway meets your goals and ambitions.

Courses at Canterbury College

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Courses at Canterbury College

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New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent

01227 811111