Conservation & Environmental Management
Hello, would this course be Suitable for a complete beginner ? and is your awarding body nationaly recognised? thanks tony
This course is suitable for beginners, it has no prerequisites. Our awarding body is ASIQUAL, who are based in the UK and are globally recognised.
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Conservation & Environmental Management
Conservation & Enviromental Management course online. If your future career goal is Environmental Protection then starting with this course first is the right direction.
In this course you'll
- Learn to manage conservation in different environments.
- Explore conservation issues and strengthen your knowledge of the environment
- Self paced 100 hr course, provides a credit toward a range of different certificates or diplomas.
- For people working in conservation or environmental areas, or anyone with a passion for sustainability.
The course reviews basic ecology and environmental problems such as pollution and land degradation before considering varying aspects of conservation such as animal, marine and vegetation.
"The course text was very well written, and easy to understand. I was happy to see that my head was not going to be stuck in the books all day, but rather with doing research for assignments." Chanel, Conservation & Environmental Management, UK
Lesson Structure: Lesson Guide - Conservation & Environmental Management BEN201
There are 8 lessons:
- An Introduction To Ecology
- Spaceship Earth
- Conservation; Use of Resources, ecological value, economic value, genetic diversity
- Basic Ecology
- The Ecosystem
- Constituents for the Ecosystem
- Ecological Concepts
- The Web of Life; climate, producers, consumers, decomposers The Food Web
- Habitat and Niche
- Humans in the Environment
- Energy Flow
- The Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming
- Climate Change
- El Nino
- International Efforts to Counter Climate Change; IPCC, UNFCC, Kyoto Protocol, Copenhagen Summit, Worldwatch Institute, etc
- A Perspective On Environmental Problems
- History of Conservation
- Natural Resources; Renewable, Non Renewable
- Goals of Conservation
- History from Industrial Revolution to WWII
- WW2 and Post War Period
- International Conservation
- Loss of Agricultural Land
- Loss of Biodiversity Endagered Water Supplies
- Exhaustion of Non Renewable Resources
- Political and Economic Issues of Conservation
- Environmental Damage in Free Economies
- Pollution in Planned Economies Supply of Resources
- Limits to Growth
- Pollution and Industry Effects On The Environment
- Nature and Scope of Pollution
- Industrial Pollution
- Types of Pollutants
- Effects of Pollution
- Nuclear Pollution
- Sick Building Syndrome
- Asbestos Fibre
- Energy Alternatives
- Nuclear Energy, Hydro Power, Solar Energy, Wind, Waste Power
- Water and Soil
- River Catchments
- Water Pollution
- Water Environments
- The Hydrological Cycle; Infiltration, Rainfall, Evaporation, Effective Rainfall, etc
- Water and Plant Growth
- Keeping Water Clean
- Sewerage Treatment
- Soil; pH, texture, structure
- Land and Soil Degradation;
- Loss of soil fertility
- Soil compaction
- Soil acidification
- Build up of dangerous chemicals
- Vegetation Conservation and Management
- Value of Trees
- Commercial Value of Trees
- Forest Systems and Biomass
- Forest Conservation
- Trees and the Environment
- Environmental consequences of Deforestation
- Classification of Forests
- Acid Rain
- Environmental Weeds
- Strategies for Preservation of Native Grasslands
- Animal Conservation & Management
- The Human Animal
- Threatened Species
- Invasive Species
- Wildlife Management; approaches, preservation, conservation, goals
- Wildlife Habitats
- Water Management for Wildlife
- Wildlife Surveys
- Marine Conservation and Management
- Fisheries; stock management, assessment, biomass, stock management methods
- Conservation of Sandy Shores
- The Future
- Tourism and the Environment
- Ecologically Sustainable Development (ESD)
- Framework for ESD
Learning Goals - Conservation & Environmental Management BEN201
- Describe the nature and scope of ecology.
- Describe environmental problems and their causes.
- Develop a brief introduction to pollution and its effect on the environment and conservation.
- Discuss relationships between water and soil and their effects on conservation and the environment, and how they can be used and managed.
- Investigate the techniques of vegetation management used in a range of situations.
- Identify the methods used to monitor and manage natural animal populations and land areas for sustainable species continuance.
- Identify the methods used to monitor and manage natural marine populations for sustainable species continuance.
- Describe the role of Ecologically Sustainable Development policies in future environment management.
- Describe ecological processes and associated sustainable management techniques.
- Investigate a specific environmental problem and provide possible solutions.
- Evaluate the relationship between industry and pollution.
- Discuss principles of water and soil management.
- Select a specific type of plant that is endangered or an environmental problem and submit a case study.
- Explain animal conservation strategies, including protection legislation, breeding programs and habitat conservation.
- Discuss a specific issue that applies to marine conservation.
- Develop profiles of three different conservation and/or environment lobby group organisations and procedures used in promoting their cause.
|Course Start||Any time|
|Validating Body||ASIQUAL. Asiqual awards qualifications at levels 3-7, which equate to undergraduate and post-graduate degree level.|
|Course Prerequisite||No, start at anytime|
|Course Qualification||Level 4 Certificate in Conservation & Environmental Management|
|Exam Required?||Finalised with exam/test|
|UK Course Credits||10 Credits|
|US Course Credit Hours||3 Credit Hours|
|Study Support||You'll be allocated your own personal tutor/mentor who will support and mentor you throughout your whole course. Our tutors/mentors have been specifically chosen for their business expertise, qualifications and must be active within their industry. Tutors are contactable by e-mail, telephone and through our Moodle Student Support Zone online. Tutors are there to provide assistance with course material, discuss, explain and give advice and support throughout the whole programme. Their feedback is vital to your success.|
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"It was better than I expected. Very professional and my tutor was encouraging and excellent - I always received the best feedback on assignments and ways to improve. My tutor also made difficult modules more clearer to me". Beverly H.
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