Level 1 in Animal, Conservation and Wildlife Studies

Further Details
Course Code
LP51010
Location
Northop
Duration
Full Time, This is a 1-year full-time course.
Department
Foundation Skills, Sustainability, Conservation & The Environment
Start Date
05 Sep 2022
End Date
23 Jun 2023

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Course Overview
This course will give you an exciting introduction to working in the outdoors. A lot of time will be spent working out in nature in varying weather and landscape conditions with lots of hands-on experience enhanced with classroom sessions within our vast college grounds and with different outdoor organisations within North Wales, preparing you for further training or a career in an outdoor setting.

The subjects studied include;
● Health and Safety for Environmental Studies
● Practical Skills for Woodland Areas
● Practical Skills for the Outdoors
● Carrying out a River Survey - Wildlife and vegetation
● Team Working
● Observing Wildlife and Fauna
● Identifying local species and biodiversity
● Construct items from outdoor materials.
● Looking after and creating habitats for wildlife

We also offer;
- Educational visits throughout the year to safari parks and zoos.
- Access to guest speakers and industry specialists.

Who is the course aimed at?
● Learners that have previously completed animal care and horticulture courses that are now looking for industry skills and a career in wildlife and conservation.

Where will I study?

● This course is based at Northop
● You will be assessed in many different ways which are designed to stretch and encourage your development:
○ Practical activities working and completing a range of tasks outdoors in nature.
○ Short knowledge questions
● You will also work towards improving Literacy and Numeracy.
● There are no exams on this course.
4 GCSEs at grade E/2 or above including English Language or Welsh (1st Language).

For all learners who are looking to progress onto this L1 course from Foundation Skills you must have achieved your E3 qualification, progressed in Maths and English and hit all of the targets in your ILP

At Coleg Cambria we would encourage you to do the very best that you can in your exams. The better your grades the more options you will have, and may result in you gaining entry onto a higher level course.
Progression after this course?
● Level 2 Animal Care
● Level 2 Forestry or Level 2 in Land and Wildlife
● Level 2 Work Based Learning in Animal Care or Horticulture
Some courses may require equipment and/or uniforms to be purchased. Please see attached equipment list for further information.
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