Course Description

Ecology and Practical Fieldwork (Applied Ecology)

An Applied Ecology course for those who wish to pursue a career in an ecologically related field.

CollegeKerry College of Further Education & Training
Course LocationKillarney, Kerry
Course CategoryEnvironmental Studies, Agriculture
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 5 Major Award Certificate in Applied Ecology (5M5028)
Course Start Date11th September 2023
Course End Date14th June 2024
Course Fee0
Entry RequirementsStatutory School Leaving Age (16+) QQI Level 4 Major Award, Leaving Certificate or equivalent Competent written and spoken English (CEFR Level B1 or higher) An interest in ecology, sustainability and biodiversity Good numerical skills Basic Computer IT/Skills Leaving Cert Biology or equivalent is desirable A drivers licence is desirable Mature applicant route available Non-EU/EEA applicants must have permission to work in Ireland
Carear PathThis Ecology & Practical Fieldwork Skills course is a great starting point for those looking to pursue a career in Ecology, Botany, Wildlife Management, Forestry, Conservation, and other related industry sectors. Governments worldwide have declared “climate change and biodiversity loss” a global emergency. In Ireland, there will be an increased scope for employment in the environmental and ecological fields. You may also progress to a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at third-level.
Course Code372140
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