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Getting in

Like the idea of helping to improve the environment?

Jobs in this sector include environmental conservation, fisheries management, game/wildlife management and landscape.

Also, looking after the environment is a hot topic so this sector is predicted to grow.

Key facts

  • With concern over climate change, environmental industries are becoming increasingly important. There will be an increasing need for skills and knowledge in environmental management to reduce the effect of carbon emissions.
  • Environmental technology is an emerging sector. There is huge potential to generate power from wave and wind energy, particularly in the Solent and South West areas.

Routes into this sector

There are various types of qualifications available at different levels.

There are jobs in this sector where you can start with few qualifications and receive training on the job through an apprenticeship, and others such as a botanist where you have to do a degree or HND.

Use the Course Search

Use the relevant search options on our Course Search to find college and university courses as well as vacancies for apprenticeships.

More help finding courses and training

Do a free, short, online course to find out more about business (looks great on your CV too!)

Future Learn have lots of free, short, online courses that will improve your knowledge of this job sector and improve your chances of landing your dream job. Check out the available courses related to environment

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