Our countryside management and gamekeeping students gain experience managing the college estates at Kirkley Hall and Carlcroft in the Cheviot Hills as well as other estates in partnership with local land owners, giving them valuable experience of management of different habitats. Use this information to give you some careers ideas.
the courses that will get you there
We offer a huge range of courses and subject options, and provide advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme of study.
Courses available at northumberland College
Subsidiary Diploma in Countryside Management Level 3Full-Time
Diploma in Countryside and Environment Level 2Full-Time
Diploma in Forestry and Arboriculture Level 3Full-Time
Advanced Apprenticeship Animal Care Level 3Full-Time
Apprenticeship Standard in Arborist Level 2Full-Time
We have a range of events including open days and taster sessions that allow students to experience life at college. Here are three of our upcoming events.View All Events
June Open Event
July Open Event
Summer Enrolment Event
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The course has opened my eyes to what else is out there. I’ve always wanted to work with animals and for all that hasn’t changed, I now know so much more about the industry…
My favourite part about the course is learning all about different animals, as well as working on the zoo, assisting with cleaning and feeds…