The framework offers a Level 2 and Level 3 Apprenticeship entry route into the environmental
conservation industry, providing learners entering the profession with the skills and knowledge
to work in the industry. The minimum duration of Level 2 is 15 months and Level 3 is 18
Job opportunities cover a range of areas from conservation officer, recycling officer, ranger,
access and recreation officer, dry stone waller or manager of volunteers.
Following the successful completion of the Apprenticeship, there are many opportunities
available, which could include specialising within the profession, completing other vocational
courses or complementing Further and/or Higher Education.