Who is the course for?
The countryside management course is designed to give the student a wide range of practical skills and knowledge, enabling them to enter employment in the countryside sector or progress into higher level courses in further education.
The course is designed around local needs and local habitats, many of which are present on the Kirkley estate.
Do I need any formal qualifications?
To study on the course you will need to be over 16 and have one of the following entry requirements: -
4 GCSEs at grade C or above
Mature students and applicants with a significant level of experience will also be considered
What will I study on the course?
You will study exciting units including:
- Ecology and conservation
- Environmental Science
- Estate Skills
- Principles of Plant and Soil Science
- Specialist Project Study
- Farm habitat management