Certificate in Animal Conservation at QLS Level 3

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Overview The Certificate in Animal Conservation at QLS Level 3 will cover basic scientific knowledge with respect to the understanding …


The Certificate in Animal Conservation at QLS Level 3 will cover basic scientific knowledge with respect to the understanding of biology, diversity, ecology of plants, animals and other living forms considered as wildlife, their conservation status and management of their habitats, techniques in assessing wildlife populations, their threats, habitat quality and social impact on wildlife.

It is an in-depth conversation that you will dive into and the main aim of the course is to improve your knowledge of animal conservation and wildlife welfare. Key topics will be explored such as introduction to wildlife conservation, wildlife ecology, planning for wildlife, habitat conservation, flora and fauna and marine conservation. The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This means we have undergone an external quality review to ensure that the company and the courses it provides meet specified quality standards.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

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  • Who is this course for?
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  • Gain a clear understanding of the role and responsibilities pertaining to identifying animal diseases.
  • Learn why it is important to protect wildlife and the approaches you can take in conservation.
  • Learn to identify flora, fauna and marine conservation.
  • Understand how to protect the ecosystem.
  • Learn why it is important to protect the natural habitat.

The course will be delivered directly to you, and from the date you joined the course you have 12 months of access to the online learning platform. The course is self-paced, and you can complete it in stages at any time.

  • Individuals who want to work in wildlife programmes
  • Anyone working in wildlife organisations
  • Anyone pursuing a career working in wildlife collections
  • Individuals interested in working in conservation zoos
  • Learners should be over the age of 16
  • Have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy

In order to complete the course ‘Certificate in Animal Conservation at QLS Level 3’ successfully, learners will take an online multiple choice question assessment test. This online multiple choice question test is marked automatically, so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Those who successfully complete the course will be issued the Certificate in Animal Conservation at QLS Level 3 by the Quality Licence Scheme.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

Once you successfully complete the ‘Certificate in Animal Conservation at QLS Level 3’ course, you will gain a qualification that will prove your skills and expertise in Animal Conservation. With this qualification you can further expand your knowledge by studying related courses on this subject, or you can go onto get a promotion or salary increment. You have the chance of landing a great job such as given below:

  • Animal shelter worker
  • Fostering animals
  • Volunteering with animals

Course Curriculum

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1: Introduction to Wildlife Conservation
Introduction to Wildlife Conservation Slides
Introduction to Wildlife Conservation – File download
Instructor Series: Animal Conservation – The Need for Wildlife
Introduction to Wildlife Conservation Test
2: Introduction to Wildlife Management
Introduction to Wildlife Management Slides
Introduction to Wildlife Management File download
Introduction to Wildlife Management Test
3: Introduction to Wildlife Ecology
Introduction to Wildlife Ecology Slides
Introduction to Wildlife Ecology – File download
Introduction to Wildlife Ecology Test
4: Planning for Wildlife
Planning for Wildlife Slides
Planning for Wildlife – File download
Planning for Wildlife Test
5: Approaches to Conservation of Threatened Wildlife
Approaches to Conservation of Threatened Wildlife
Approaches to Conservation of Threatened Wildlife – File download
Instructor Series: Categories of Risk Video
Approaches to Conservation of Threatened Wildlife Test
6: Recovery of Threatened Species
Recovery of Threatened Species Slides
Recovery of Threatened Species – File download
Instructor Series: Animal Conservation – Translocation of Wildlife
Instructor Series: Threatening Processors
Recovery of Threatened Species Test
7: Habitat Conservation
Habitat Conservation Slides
Habitat Conservation File download
Habitat Conservation Test
8: Vegetation (Flora) Surveys
Vegetation Flora Surveys Slides
Vegetation (Flora) Surveys – File download
Vegetation Flora Surveys Test
9: Fauna Surveys
Fauna Surveys Slides
Fauna Surveys – File download
Fauna Surveys Test
10: Marine Conservation
Marine Conservation Slides
Marine Conservation – File download
Marine Conservation Test

Students feedback


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    J G

    Justice Green

    August 02, 2020
    Great customer service

    This made it easier to proceed with the course. Great effort!

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    Blake Jordan

    June 18, 2020
    Highly informative

    This course came recommended to me by the veterinary clinic I volunteer at. This was an excellent fit for me as I wanted to progress in my career as a veterinary nurse.

    M M

    Mel Moss

    June 12, 2020
    Enhanced my opportunities

    I took this course to gain a recognised certification animal conservation and take on a job role as a wildlife specialist. While I have some knowledge on the subject, I still needed to learn so much more. I’m completely satisfied with the training provided and can honestly say that it exceeded my expectations.

    R C

    Reggie Cooper

    June 02, 2020
    Enjoyed the course

    It was interesting and just what I wanted.

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