Wildlife & Countryside
(Countryside Management)

  • Level 3 90 Credit Diploma

  • 1 year full-time

This course has been designed for those with a strong interest in the management and conservation of native wildlife. You will study a range of units, gaining a combination of practical skills and knowledge to further your career in the industry or continue to higher education.

There is a strong emphasis on practical training and applied knowledge throughout the course which is delivered via lectures, practical sessions, field trips, guest speakers and visits.

Modules include:

  • Investigative project
  • Ecological surveys
  • Practical conservation skills
  • Woodland habitat management
  • Coastal management
  • Grassland habitat management
  • Environmental interpretation
  • Farm habitat management

You will also develop a number of skills including numeracy, literacy and digital skills throughout the course.

The awarding body for this qualification is City & Guilds.

You will be assessed in a variety of ways which could include scenario based assignments, practical assessments, case studies, presentations and continual class assessment.

5 GCSEs at grade C or above, preferably including English and Maths. Equivalent qualifications are accepted including a Merit at Level 2.

Successful completion will enable you to achieve the Level 3 90 Credit Diploma which can be used as a stepping stone to higher education courses.

This is an industry recognised qualification designed to provide the knowledge and practical experience to enhance employability in the sector.

Enrolment fee: £40

Course-related fees, eg materials/equipment: £50*

*This cost is approximate and is subject to change. Some costs may be payable to the College and some may be payable to external suppliers. Further details can be obtained by contacting hello@bridgend.ac.uk. There may be support available towards these costs; please visit our website for more information.

Please note: Access to an appropriate digital device for learning is required for this course. You may be eligible for support with this; please visit our website for more information.

There is a strong emphasis on practical training and applied knowledge throughout the course which is delivered via lectures, practical sessions, field trips, guest speakers and visits.

Modules include:

  • Investigative project
  • Ecological surveys
  • Practical conservation skills
  • Woodland habitat management
  • Coastal management
  • Grassland habitat management
  • Environmental interpretation
  • Farm habitat management

You will also develop a number of skills including numeracy, literacy and digital skills throughout the course.

The awarding body for this qualification is City & Guilds.

You will be assessed in a variety of ways which could include scenario based assignments, practical assessments, case studies, presentations and continual class assessment.

5 GCSEs at grade C or above, preferably including English and Maths. Equivalent qualifications are accepted including a Merit at Level 2.

Successful completion will enable you to achieve the Level 3 90 Credit Diploma which can be used as a stepping stone to higher education courses.

This is an industry recognised qualification designed to provide the knowledge and practical experience to enhance employability in the sector.

Enrolment fee: £40

Course-related fees, eg materials/equipment: £50*

*This cost is approximate and is subject to change. Some costs may be payable to the College and some may be payable to external suppliers. Further details can be obtained by contacting hello@bridgend.ac.uk. There may be support available towards these costs; please visit our website for more information.

Please note: Access to an appropriate digital device for learning is required for this course. You may be eligible for support with this; please visit our website for more information.

Pencoed Campus, Pencoed, CF35 5LG

This campus is home to an extensive range of subject areas: Land-based, Construction, Sport and Public Services along with our brand new state-of-the-art STEAM Academy for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths.

The campus has great facilities such as a 3G sports pitch, modern equine areas, sports hall and conditioning gym. Located on the outskirts of the village of Pencoed, this campus also offers local amenities and transport links within easy reach.

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