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Ecology

About the Ecology Diploma

The course is designed to offer an in-depth look at how plants and animals react with their environment. Ecology is a type of biology thatenables us to understand patterns in nature and environmental problems.

This qualification explores the balance of ecosystems, helping you to identify how different living creatures work together. Modules focus on topics including the evolutionary process, and how to analyse types of climate, fungi and land formations. learndirect’s ecology course covers everything from mountains and rivers, to the role of coral reefs. You’ll learn more about global warming, with the opportunity to study the ozone layer, glaciers and greenhouse gases.

Who should study this course?

Ecology courses are ideal for anyone who is passionate about the environment, with the ambition to build a career in the industry. This qualification demonstrates to potential employers that you have reached a level of knowledge that can be successfully applied toa range of projects. No previous experience is necessary to get started.

What happens after the course?

Once you have finished your distance learning course, you’ll have developed a variety of transferable skills, including the ability to make connections between data. Home study will also give you the confidence to research independently and write reports.

Short courses in ecology are a great way to find out more about the field and discover where your interests lie. Most people in the industry go on to specialise in one area. You could work towards further qualifications or a degree in ecology at university.

Careers options include working as a:

  • Ecology consultant
  • Botanist
  • Researcher

For more information about this course, give us a call on this number: 01202 006 464

Modules

Ecosystems and populations

The development of life

Animals, parasites and endangered species

Fungi, tundra and rain forest

Mountains, rivers and deserts

Shallow waters

The greenhouse effect, the ozone layer, poisons and waste materials

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

Entry Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

 

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Ecology.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.
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Ecology

About the Ecology Diploma

The course is designed to offer an in-depth look at how plants and animals react with their environment. Ecology is a type of biology thatenables us to understand patterns in nature and environmental problems.

This qualification explores the balance of ecosystems, helping you to identify how different living creatures work together. Modules focus on topics including the evolutionary process, and how to analyse types of climate, fungi and land formations. learndirect’s ecology course covers everything from mountains and rivers, to the role of coral reefs. You’ll learn more about global warming, with the opportunity to study the ozone layer, glaciers and greenhouse gases.

Who should study this course?

Ecology courses are ideal for anyone who is passionate about the environment, with the ambition to build a career in the industry. This qualification demonstrates to potential employers that you have reached a level of knowledge that can be successfully applied toa range of projects. No previous experience is necessary to get started.

What happens after the course?

Once you have finished your distance learning course, you’ll have developed a variety of transferable skills, including the ability to make connections between data. Home study will also give you the confidence to research independently and write reports.

Short courses in ecology are a great way to find out more about the field and discover where your interests lie. Most people in the industry go on to specialise in one area. You could work towards further qualifications or a degree in ecology at university.

Careers options include working as a:

  • Ecology consultant
  • Botanist
  • Researcher

For more information about this course, give us a call on this number: 01202 006 464

Modules

Ecosystems and populations

The development of life

Animals, parasites and endangered species

Fungi, tundra and rain forest

Mountains, rivers and deserts

Shallow waters

The greenhouse effect, the ozone layer, poisons and waste materials

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

Entry Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

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Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

 

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Ecology.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.
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