Our countryside is home to a variety of plants and animals, yet the pressures on their habitats are continually increasing. This course offers those interested in preserving our natural heritage an opportunity to continue their personal development whilst working in the conservation industry. Practical skills are learnt in the workplace supported by part-time attendance at college.
You will be employed and receive at least the minimum apprenticeship wage. You will attend college on a day release basis and should achieve the Level 2 Apprenticeship Framework within the agreed timescale.
The qualification is achieved through a mix of learning in the workplace, formal off the job training (at college) and the opportunity to practice and embed new skills in a real work context. On completion, you must be able to undertake the full range of duties, appropriate to your job, confidently and competently to the standard set by the Industry.
- Level 2 NVQ Work Placed Diploma in Environmental Conservation
- Essential Skills Qualification – Communication Level 1
- Essential Skills Qualification – Application of Number Level 1
Note, if you can provide certificates as evidence of your GCSE Maths and English, showing you have achieved Grade G or above, then you will be exempt from undertaking the Essential Skills qualifications listed above.
This apprenticeship reflects the range of job roles within the sector and provides the technical and professional skills for specific roles in the sector.
These programmes are part financed by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government.