Bridgwater & Taunton College is ideally situated for the student wanting to study Countryside Management. Somerset has some of the finest wildlife habitats in the country ranging from the coastal areas along the Severn Estuary, to the wetlands of the Somerset Levels and Moors, to the high-level areas of the Quantock and Mendip Hills, and Exmoor.
A career in countryside management could mean that the outdoors becomes your office! Suitably qualified and experienced people are in demand for these skilled occupations which might involve you in everything from practical habitat management one day, to leading a guided mountain bike trail the next.
The increase in ‘green tourism’ and changes to the Government’s environmental agenda has led to a steep rise in the range and number of careers available to people qualified in countryside management. So whether you are at the start of your countryside career or are seeking a career change, we have a course for you.