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This apprenticeship would suit anyone with an interest in rivers, coasts (the sea), lakes, wetlands, canals and reservoirs and all the habitats and species that thrive in these environments.
Working in the outdoors looking after some of our most amazing waterways, rivers and lakes whilst caring for the habitats and species found there make this an incredibly rewarding apprenticeship programme. Gain tuition and guidance from assessors with over 40 years industry experience who have a passion for learning and our water environments.
The course has four pathways which allow it to be tailored to different types of role, these include; working with volunteers, responding to flood events, heritage assets and water level management.
Progression from this apprenticeship could lead to higher level qualifications in ecology, environmental science, water management, countryside management and a host of roles with a variety of organisations such as the Environment Agency or National Trust.
|Course Title||Water Environment Worker Apprenticeship Level 3|
I have gained a sound knowledge of so many aspects of the countryside, including native tree species, freshwater fish and flora and fauna, as well as learnt practical skills in things like hedge laying and conducting habitat surveys. I’ve also done work experience with Natural England at a local nature reserve.
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