Do you like the idea of maintaining landscapes and coasts, as well as ensuring the preservation of grassland, moorland, heathland, woodland and wetland habitats? If the answer is yes, then you could meet the increasing need for well qualified staff in the management of rural resources.
You could be patrolling sites, making sure bridleways and other public areas are safe, promoting environmental conservation, devising and implementing surveys to monitor wildlife, recruiting and supervising staff and volunteers, developing a business plan, marketing and controlling budgets, preparing applications for funding or assessing planning applications organising activities and projects.
Why choose us?
Natural resources in abundance
We are privileged that Shuttleworth College is situated in a large conservation area containing grassland, moorland, heathland, woodland and wetland giving you a diverse range of real life working environments to gain experience in.
Specialist equipment & facilities
Shuttleworth can give you access to almost every kind of habitat. Uniquely situated in a conservation area, the estate itself has a working farm, a shoot, a fishery with several well stocked lakes, a site of special scientific interest, ancient woodland, a country wildlife site, and formal parklands with county specimen trees, all in addition to a huge range of learning resources from which you can benefit.
Land management in the UK depends on the people gaining the skills you will develop when you take one of our Countryside qualifications. Whether you end up as a warden, a ranger, a game keeper or an ecologist, we guarantee that at Shuttleworth you will get the very best grounding for your future.