HNC Countryside and Environmental Management

HNC Countryside and Environmental Management

The HNC Countryside and Environmental Management will give you a broad understanding of how the different land uses in the countryside interact — in particular the conservation of the countryside and its recreational use. You will investigate a wide range of topics including planning, land use, history and archaeology, and landscape and geology. These will underpin core topics such as ecology, visitor management, interpretation, habitat management and identification skills, and will give you a greater awareness of the wider issues and conflicts that affect the countryside.

Candidate Information

The HNC Countryside and Environmental Management will give you a broad understanding of how the different land uses in the countryside interact — in particular the conservation of the countryside and its recreational use. You will investigate a wide range of topics including planning, land use, history and archaeology, and landscape and geology. These will underpin core topics such as ecology, visitor management, interpretation, habitat management and identification skills, and will give you a greater awareness of the wider issues and conflicts that affect the countryside.

You will develop basic ecological and environmental knowledge, and emerge as a positive communicator with a broad, balanced and practical understanding of sustainability, ecological/conservation principles, people and the interface between them. You will have a good understanding of countryside management and different land uses. You will investigate factors that have influenced the development of current land use and the policies and issues which will influence countryside and environmental management in the future.  Find out more

Group Award Specification

Title: HNC Countryside and Environmental Management
Code: G91K 15
Date: Version 02 (May 2015)
Download: HNC Countryside and Environmental Management Arrangements Document

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