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Foundation Degree Countryside, Conservation and Recreation Management

Reaseheath College

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Foundation Degree Countryside, Conservation and Recreation Management Introduction This part-time course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to prepare you for a career in countryside management or to progress in your current countryside role. You will cover ecology, environmental and educational interpretation, recreation and visitor management and a wide range of habitat management - resulting in a broad and balanced understanding of the industry in which you work. This flexible course has been timetabled to allow you to continue working while adding to your qualifications. You will attend college for one evening a week, with this session being classroom based. This allows you to cover the theoretical aspects of your course in depth. You will also carry out field trips and practical sessions on ten Saturdays throughout the year at key sites in Cheshire and neighbouring counties. You will achieve the Foundation Degree qualification after 3 years of study.There is an option to take the Certificate of Higher Education over two years or a 60 credit Professional Certificate. Course Structure Year 1 Plant and Animal Identification Introduction to Ecology Habitat Management Academic and Professional Development Work Based Learning Year 2 Countryside, Recreation and Visitor Management Practical Skills Woodland Management Rural Production Systems Work Based Project 1 Year 3 Field Sports Management Environmental Issues in the Countryside Environmental Education and Interpretation Integrated Countryside Management Work Based Project 2 Tourism in the Countryside Length of the course Foundation Degree: 3 years Attendance at College one evening per week, plus 10 Saturdays per year Application Apply directly to Reaseheath (application form in the back of our prospectus) or online Further study Top up to BSc (Hons) Countryside Management Career options Countryside Ranger Conservation Officer Wildlife Warden Project Officer

Foundation Degree Countryside, Conservation and Recreation Management Introduction This part-time course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to prepare you for a career in countryside management or to progress in your current countryside role. You will cover ecology, environmental and educational interpretation, recreation and visitor management and a wide range of habitat management -...

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