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Environmental Conservation

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

Warning This apprenticeship is closed to new starters from 1 August 2020

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Typical length
15 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
  • Conservation Officer
  • Estate Worker
  • Ranger
  • Recycling Officer
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 for the Environment and Land-based Sector
  • Award in Ecological Assessment
  • Award in Ecological Surveys and Techniques
  • Certificate in Land-based Activities

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.