Waterford College of Further Education has announced a new and exciting course in Applied Ecology which is designed to examine the impact of issues such as climate change and global habitat degradation, with a view to providing a grounding in future-proof, sustainable environmental practices. You will acquire a broad base of knowledge in ecological sustainability, conservation and biodiversity, including theoretical concepts and best practices relating to ecosystems. You will learn:
- How to collect data when monitoring and maintaining ecosystems,
- How to examine plant and animal characteristics in the environment
- How to measure and report on land and water pollution
- How environmentally-sound landscape management can alleviate the issues associated with modern urban and rural development.
If you wish to pursue further study in Environmental Science or if you wish to change your community through involvement in local environmental groups, this course provides a firm grounding for further work in sustainability and environmentalism.
So what will the course cover?
- Ecological Field Methods
- Biological Diversity
- Sustainable Water Management
- Environmental Studies
- Permaculture Design
- Word Processing
- Work Experience
What are your career prospects?
- Environmental Protection and Conservation
- Environmental Protection Agency
- Natural Resources, Heritage, Environment and Land Use Management
- Monitoring Compliance with Environmental Regulations
- Waste and Natural Resource Management
- Pollution Monitoring
- Environmental Impact Assessments
If you are interested in taking part in this course with Waterford College of Further Education and would like to find out more information or to apply, then click HERE.