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Countryside Ranger Apprentice FOREST & LAND MANAGEMENT LTD

The role includes different aspects of woodland management from purely conservation based to commercial forestry, in keeping with best practice and conservation objectives. The successful applicant will be involved with digital mapping and using specific software out in the field.

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Closing date: 15 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.00am - 4.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    26 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    04 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • All aspects of woodland and forestry management
  • Timber harvesting operation management
  • Meeting conservation and biodiversity targets within the woodland and forestry management
  • The application of grants and implementing them on the ground
  • Public engagement and representing our company when meeting and engaging with land owner and managers
  • Managing and improving public access, health and safety, contractor management will also be major factors

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard No. 0926 in Countryside Ranger:

  • Level 4 Countryside Ranger - Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours
  • LANTRA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work
  • C&G/NPTC 0014-26 L2 Award in the Safe Use of Brush-cutters and Trimmer
  • Edexcel Level 2 Functional Skills English and Maths (Exemptions Apply)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Permanent employment within the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness, Desire to learn


GCSE or equivalent GCSE's inc English & maths (Grade 4 to 9 (A* to C)) Desired

Things to consider

Driving licence is desirable.

About the employer

Forest and Land Management was founded in 1977 and has been providing woodland and forestry management expertise ever since. We manage all aspects of woodland management, including commercial forestry and woodland management purely for the benefit of conservation. Forest and Land Management also have an arboriculture department.




The Tallet, Clapperentale

Escot Park

Ottery St. Mary

EX11 1LU

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Countryside ranger

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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