Nature Recovery

Overview of the course

Nature Recovery is classed full-time, but the contact time required is 3-full-days a week (days TBC). There is an element of self-guided learning too.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday – 09.00 – 15.00

Course Length: 1-year from the beginning of September until the end of June.

Location: Talgarth, Powys (LD3) and BBNP Nature

Nature is under threat from climate change and pressures from unsustainable land use practices. You’ll learn keys skills for a career promoting environmental recovery and resilience through practical outdoor learning backed up with classroom theory including plant and soil science, habitat conservation, countryside access and ecological surveying.

Develop a successful career and make a real difference in national parks, local authorities, and wildlife trusts. Black Mountain College aims to support each learner to prepare for and mitigate the effects of climate change in relation to building resilience into the natural environment.

This course is ideal for students who want to further their experience of working in the countryside to increase their ability and confidence. You will study in beautiful, real-life training settings, within the Welsh Black Mountains and the National Park. You’ll learn with a training provider and gain practical experience that will give you an edge in the world of work.



You may be new to countryside, nature, and environment work, or have some knowledge and basic skills. You want to develop your skills, perhaps to start work as a park ranger or prepare for further training.

The BMC Level 2 in Nature Recovery will give you the skills you need to pursue a sustainable and rewarding career.

After this course, students may be able to:

– Move into a Level 3 course in Countryside and Environment
– Start a career working with a National Park, Wildlife Trust, or land management company
– Use this qualification towards entry to the BMC undergraduate course, BA (Hons) Sustainable Futures: Arts, Ecology, and Systems Change

The qualification could provide an introduction or pathway into a variety of future career opportunities including:

Countryside Ranger
Conservation Officer
Nature recovery Advisor
Positions in Land Management
Environmental Consultant
Nature Restoration management

Key info

Most courses are two years long unless otherwise stated.

  QiW Code: C00/0851/3

  Language: En

  Qualification: City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma

All courses are accurate at the time of upload. Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers.

Where can I study this course in Powys?