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Shuttleworth College students holding lambs.

Love the Great British countryside

If you like the idea of maintaining landscapes and coasts, and ensuring the preservation of grassland, moorland, heathland, woodland and wetland habitats then you meet the increasing need for staff in the management of rural resources. You could be patrolling sites, making sure public areas are safe, promoting environmental conservation, or devising and implementing surveys to monitor wildlife.

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Shuttleworth College student in farm setting.

Why choose us?

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.

Our courses include sectors as diverse as habitat conservation, game management, conservation and environmental assessment, and estate management. We also provide training for those interested in working in allied industries, such as equipment sales, land-based industries, retail and recreation.

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Expert tutors and top-class facilities

Shuttleworth can give you access to almost every kind of habitat. 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.

Two Shuttleworth College students sat in a tractor.
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Student success

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 become 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.