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Environmental Conservation

This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)
Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £1,500 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Access / Recreation Officer
  • Ecologist
  • Education / Interpretation Officer
  • Environmental Management Officer
  • Senior Estate Worker
  • Senior Ranger
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.

Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:

  • Diploma in Work-Based Environmental Conservation

Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:

  • Award in Business Management for the Environment and Land-based Sector
  • Award in Ecological Assessment
  • Award in Principles of Developing Environmental and Land-Based Projects

Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.

Professional registration
None specified.