Course: Intermediate Apprenticeship in Game and Wildlife Management

Department: Countryside and Environmental Studies

Type: Apprenticeship

Duration: 15 to 18 months

The Course

As an apprentice you will have a job and earn a wage whilst building up knowledge and skills within the game and wildlife industry. This apprenticeship is a framework of qualifications made up of a Diploma in Work-Based Game Management, Functional Skills (English and Maths), Employee Rights and Responsibilities and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS).

Units You May Study

  • Monitoring game populations and habitat
  • Assisting with the management of public relations
  • Supporting game shooting activities
  • Maintaining game populations.

Entry Requirements

You must have GCSE English and Maths at grade E or 3 or equivalent. You must also pass an initial assessment, secure work as an apprentice and have one satisfactory reference. 

Richie Norris

BTEC Level 3 in Countryside Management

Richie spent three years working in manual labour before deciding to return to education to improve his prospects. He is a volunteer with Natural England and his interests include bird watching, sports and keeping fit.