The PDA in Ecological Surveying is designed to provide you with the competencies required in order to enter the field of ecological surveying. This unique SQA award will provide you with the necessary ecological theory, identification skills and field surveying methodologies, combined with familiarity with the latest GIS technology and an awareness of suitable business skills to become ready to enter the marketplace as an ecological surveyor.
Content includes: Ecological Theory; Identification Skills; Field Surveying Methodologies; GIS Technologies.
No formal entry requirements. A background in or prior knowledge of ecological surveying would be beneficial.
Upon successful completion of this course, you may apply to the Countryside Management HND or degree course - some of the modules you will have undertaken already will count towards these qualifications - or you may enter the marketplace as an Ecological Surveyor.
Distance and Flexible learning
Environment, Conservation and Sustainability