Are you interested in a career in environmental conservation? The National Parks and Wildlife Service have partnered with Munster Technological University and Leave No Trace Ireland to deliver a new, unique level 6 accredited training course
The Certificate in Nature Animation has been developed in response to demand from the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS), which is a line division of the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, to increase the number of park rangers for National Parks, Nature Reserves and Wildfowl sanctuaries throughout Ireland.
The course modules blend elements of ecology, wildlife biology, sustainability and communication.
Beginning in April 2021 and running until December 2021, the course modules will include;
- Module 1: Nature Wildlife & Habitats in Ireland
- Module 2: Communications and Visitor Experiance
- Module 3: Work-Based Learning
- Module 4: Sustainable Handling of Our Wildlife Habitats
- Module 5: Practicing Nature Interpretation.
The programme will be delivered part-time through blended learning. It will include influential guest speakers, practical site visits, online discussion forums and practical projects.