Technicals in Land & Wildlife Management (0173)

Last Updated: 07 Sep 2015
First teaching of these qualifications is September 2016

The Level 3 Advanced Technical Certificate, Diploma and Extended Diplomas in Land and Wildlife Management are for learners who are interested in developing the specific technical and professional skills and knowledge that will lead to meaningful employment in the land and wildlife management industry. Learners will explore a wide range of industry areas including countryside management, game and fisheries.

Learners may progress into employment or within their current role or onto further learning including university or an Apprenticeship.

These technical qualifications can also form part of the City & Guilds TechBac – an exciting new framework for learning designed to give 14 - 19 year olds the technical and professional skills needed to progress from FE onto an apprenticeship, into university or into the modern jobs market.

To ensure learners develop the wider workplace skills required by employers, TechBac goes above and beyond the technical qualification. It combines an accredited project qualification, practical work experience and critical skills development, brought to life via the TechBac Skills Zone, an innovative online learning hub giving learners the opportunity to practice and develop their skills anytime, anywhere.

Find out more on TechBac.
The Level 3 suite of Technicals are aimed at learners aged 16 – 18; 19+.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

Learners interested in the Level 3 Advanced Technical Certificate, Diploma and Extended Diplomas in Land and Wildlife Management will study theoretical aspects of the subject and apply them to practical tasks.

Compulsory topics include:
• Safe working practices
• Population Surveys, ecology and Conservation
• Machinery operations
• Countryside Recreation
• Estate maintenance skills

Learners will also be able to choose additional optional topics, including:
• Pest and predator control
• Water quality
• Habitat management
• Deer management
• Tree felling and chainsaw use
• Managing volunteers
• Overland expeditions
• Game management
• Working dogs
• Fishery management
• Cyprinid farming


You can choose to specialise in:
• Countryside
• Game
• Fisheries

For more information, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The Level 3 Advanced Technical Certificate, Diploma and Extended Diplomas in Land and Wildlife Management could lead to the following employment opportunities:
• Estate worker
• Countryside warden
• Volunteer manager
• Estate supervisor
• Boundary contractor
• Underkeeper
• Gamekeeper
• Stalker
• Shoot manager
• Fisheries worker
• Fish farm worker
• Fish feed manufacturing

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications, centres/colleges will need to provide their learners with a suitable learning environment and the resources they need to complete the practical and theoretical aspects of the qualification.

To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Level 3

Level 3 Advanced Technical Certificate in Land and Wildlife Management (0173-30)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Level 3 Advanced Technical Certificate in Land and Wildlife Management

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 360 - 360 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Land and Wildlife Management (0173-31)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Land and Wildlife Management (540)

  • Accreditation No: Tbc This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 540 - 540 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Land and Wildlife Management (720) (0173-32)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Land and Wildlife Management (720) (Conservation Management)

  • Accreditation No: tbc This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 720 - 720 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Land and Wildlife Management (720) (Fisheries)

  • Accreditation No: tbc This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 720 - 720 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Land and Wildlife Management (0173-33)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Land and Wildlife Management (1080) (Countryside)

  • Accreditation No: tbc This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 1080 - 1080 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 01/09/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Land and Wildlife Management (1080) (Fisheries)

  • Accreditation No: Tbc This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 1080 - 1080 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Land and Wildlife Management (1080) (Game)

  • Accreditation No: Tbc This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 1080 - 1080 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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