Countryside Worker Apprenticeship Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

Youneed to be employed to start an Apprenticeship. Please visit our vacancy page or contact 01278 441234 if you have an employer. If you are unable to secure employment, you could enrol on a full-time study programme and transfer to an Apprenticeship at a later date. Pleaseapply fora full-time course as your second option.

This Apprenticeship offers high quality training to meet the environmental conservation industry standards. The qualification was designed by the industry for employers and this ensures that the training you receive will equip you with the skills needed by the industry.

Assessment Methods

Currently you are assessed throughout the course via practical sessions in the workplace and the compilation of a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding. This is likely to change to include an assessment at the end of the programme as we this course changes to a Level 2 Apprenticeship Countryside Worker.

Progression Options

If you have completed the Level 2 Apprenticeship, you could progress to a Level 3 Apprenticeship, then have the opportunity to work towards the Foundation Degree in Animal Management & Wildlife Conservation or Professional Certificate in Wildlife Conservation at University Centre Somerset.

Course Summary

Course Title Countryside Worker Apprenticeship Level 2
Entry Requirements

You need GCSEs in the 9 to 2 (A* to D) range including English and maths,
or Level 1 Functional Skills qualification. Course entry is subject to an
initial assessment in order to determine the appropriate level of study and a
successful interview.

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