Canterbury College - Countryside & Wildlife Conservation Level 2
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Qualification: Countryside & Wildlife Conservation Level 2
Weekly hours: One or two years
Location: Spring Lane

Countryside & Wildlife Conservation Level 2

This course is fantastic for those learners who enjoy a combination of classroom and outdoor learning and wish to pursue a career in the land-based sector.

What will I learn?

The Level 2 Technical in Countryside and Wildlife Conservation covers a range of topics such as:

  • Working in Land-Based Industries
  • Plant and Soil Science
  • Habitat and Wildlife Conservation and Management
  • Practical Estate Skills

This course is fantastic for those learners who enjoy a combination of classroom and outdoor learning; due to the nature of the course, we regularly teach classes outside and visit many different locations across Kent. 

How will I be assessed?

Assessments are coursework based where you will undertake practical observations, reports, presentations, and group tasks.

What may it lead to?

The 1-year Level 2 programme is aimed to support learners in developing the academic skills necessary to successfully progress to the 2-year Level 3 Countryside and Wildlife Conservation programme. This programme will give learners the opportunity to improve their English and Maths with embedded English and Maths sessions as well as developing learners’ scientific knowledge gained from GCSE Sciences.

The 2-year Level 2 programme is intended to support learners to employment. Learners will develop their English and Maths skills with embedded English and Maths sessions as part of their timetable as well as the scientific knowledge needed to progress into employment. Learners will also develop other key work skills required for the Countryside and Wildlife Conservation sector.

Work Experience

All learners on the programme are expected to undertake work experience in the Land-Based industry. Learners will be given the opportunity to undertake their work experience in a 2-week block placement or supported to attaining a 1-day per week placement for the academic year.

Additional information

Depending on the qualifications you hold upon enrolment, you may be advised to study this qualification over one or two years. This will be thoroughly discussed at interview to ensure that you are on the most appropriate programme of study.

Students will need outdoor PPE – these items will be confirmed with you at enrolment

Entry Requirements - 1 year Level 2

This programme of study is designed to drive your progression toward advanced employment or apprenticeship opportunities.

Achievement at level 3 will have a positive impact upon your future earning potential and career options but it also unlocks further progression to Higher Education and Higher and Degree Apprenticeships.  These take you from advanced technician or skilled supervisory roles at Level 3 to management and chartered professional status as you continue through your studies to higher levels.

To study on this programme you will need the equivalent of 4 GCSEs grade 3, ideally including English and maths.

Entry Requirements - 2 year Level 2

This course provides time for you to gain vocational expertise in your chosen specialism and achieve your English and maths to grade 4 or an equivalent. Achievement at this level will have a positive impact upon your future opportunities and open up new choices for you, including skilled employment, apprenticeship, or progression to Level 3.

To study on this programme you will need the equivalent of 4 GCSEs grade 2 to 1 including Functional Skills English and maths Level 1 or above.

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent
CT1 3AJ

Telephone:
01227 811111