National Land Based College UK - NLBC

National Land Based College UK - NLBC

The One Stop Shop for Land Based Careers and Skills. NLBCโ€™s members are 30 specialist land based colleges and universities, operating from 67 campuses.

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Five reasons to kickstart your land-based career at Askham Bryan College 01/12/2021

Great article about one of our members - Askham Bryan College! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ

Five reasons to kickstart your land-based career at Askham Bryan College The specialist land-based college based in York and with campuses spanning the north of England including Stewart Park in Middlesbrough, offers a huge range of courses to set you on your way towards a career youโ€™re passionate about

Photos from National Land Based College UK - NLBC's post 01/12/2021

There are so many different aspects to the Countryside Management and Gamekeeping industry ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿœ

You could become a warden or ranger in some of the country's most stunning landscapes, or get skilled in ecology or environmental protection, to help habitats and ecosystems thrive!

Want to know more? Check out the courses on offer at Kingston Maurward College, Bridgwater & Taunton College or Moulton College, or see a list on our website ๐Ÿ‘‰ bit.ly/NLBC_country

24/11/2021

When you study Forestry, you'll play a critical role in helping the world's population. You'll also get:

โœ”๏ธ The opportunity to work in a wide range of environments

โœ”๏ธ An abundance of job opportunities available across the globe

โœ”๏ธ To enjoy a scientific, or active and practical role...or even a combination of both!

Don't want to be stuck at a desk all day? Find a college or uni near you ๐Ÿ‘‰ bit.ly/NLBCForestry

Photos from National Land Based College UK - NLBC's post 22/11/2021

Life would not exist if there were no trees. They're so important to our survival, but who is responsible for caring for the trees?! ๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒฒ

Arborists ensure trees remain healthy and free from disease, that they are properly maintained and are suitable for their environment. They also manage risk and prevent damage by removing trees if needed. They work outdoors and have specialist knowledge which is in high demand.

Sounds pretty cool, right? Why not take a look at the courses available at Plumpton College, Capel Manor College and Myerscough College & University Centre, or see more on our website ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป bit.ly/NLBCForestry

19/11/2021

If you love science and being outdoors then a career in horticulture could be the perfect choice for you ๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒฒ

A horticulturist helps plants to thrive, and they have extensive knowledge about flowers, trees, fruits and vegetables - knowledge that is in high demand across the globe!

Want to ditch the office and embark on an exciting career in the great outdoors? Find a college or uni near you here ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป bit.ly/NLBC_Horti

17/11/2021

Horticulture combines natural science, practical skills and creative art, and it's fundamental to the survival of our planet ๐ŸŒธ ๐ŸŒผ

It's a career path that offers opportunities to diversify and specialise in areas where there are strong employment prospects. There are courses available across the UK, why not take a look at the ones on offer at East Durham College, Writtle University College and Reaseheath College

Or, discover more on our website ๐Ÿ‘‰ bit.ly/NLBC_Horti

10/11/2021

Land based careers are diverse and use many different skills ๐Ÿšœ๐ŸŒพ

They offer roles that combine cutting edge science and a love of the natural world, and can include working with animals, in conservation or tourism.

Many of the skills learnt are transferrable and can be applied to a variety of sectors. So, why not find a college or uni near you today?

Great careers start here ๐Ÿ‘‰ bit.ly/NLBC_

08/11/2021

We're all about great careers in the great outdoors ๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒฑ

We want to make sure talented young people have access to the most exciting opportunities in land based industries. That's why we've developed specialist programmes that equip students with the skills employers want.

And after you've finished studying we can help you secure your dream job by providing links to the best careers information available!

Discover more ๐Ÿ‘‰ bit.ly/NLBC_

05/11/2021

Why become a Landscape Architect? ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ‚

It's a creative, versatile and massively rewarding career path that enables you to make a real difference.

Whether you design sustainable solutions to help combat climate change, areas to help protect wildlife, or outdoor spaces that can be enjoyed by everyone, it's a career to consider if you don't want to be stuck at a desk!

Great careers start here ๐Ÿ‘‰ bit.ly/NLBC_Landscaping

02/11/2021

When you work in landscaping, no two days are the same ๐ŸŒฒ๐Ÿฅผ

It's a career path that can take you to country estates, parks and urban areas to put your creative flair and love for the outdoors to good use!

Or, if science is more your thing, becoming a Landscape Scientist offers the chance to solve practical problems with specialist ecological expertise.

Find a college or uni near you ๐Ÿ‘‰ bit.ly/NLBC_Landscaping

01/11/2021

Ever considered a career in landscaping?๐ŸŒฑ ๐Ÿก

The perfect mix of creativity, organisation and practical work, it's a fantastic option for those who want to work in nature. Studying landscaping can lead to a rewarding career, with good pay and exciting prospects!

Take a look at the courses on offer at Kingston Maurward College, Wiltshire College & University Centre and SRUC, or see a full list on our website ๐Ÿ‘‰ bit.ly/NLBC_Landscaping

Role of a Gamekeeper | Countryside Management | NGO Educational Trust 29/10/2021

Ever wondered what a Gamekeeper does? Or how to become one? ๐Ÿฆƒ๐Ÿค”

We love this post by the National Gamekeepers Organisation Educational Trust, which has loads of helpful info if you think it's a career you might like to do!

Give it a read and let us know what you think ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿป

Role of a Gamekeeper | Countryside Management | NGO Educational Trust Game & conservation managers (gamekeepers) keep the balance in the countryside for the benefit of the habitat they work in and the flora and fauna that lives there. Learn more about their work

29/10/2021

Imagine this was your 'office'...pretty amazing, right? ๐ŸŒฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ˜

Don't fancy being stuck at a desk? Working outdoors doesn't have to be a dream. Studying Gamekeeping provides opportunities to work in some of the UK's most stunning landscapes all year round.

Great careers start here. Find a college or uni near you ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ bit.ly/NLBC_country

27/10/2021

Gamekeepers are responsible for allowing nature to thrive and preparing an area of countryside for the shooting season ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿƒ

Working outdoors in all weather, Gamekeepers are passionate and dedicated people who spend every day in some of the UK's most beautiful landscapes.

Sound interesting? Check out the courses on offer at Reaseheath College, Sparsholt College and Plumpton College, or discover a list on our website https://bit.ly/NLBC_country

Flour power: three men and a farming revolution 22/10/2021

"There is no inheritance on a dead planet. Our worldโ€™s most complex problem has the simplest solution: food. Fix the food, fix the world.โ€ ๐Ÿ˜

Flour power: three men and a farming revolution A music legend, a game show host and a City boy set out to fix the food system. This is what happened nextโ€ฆ

22/10/2021

Studying a land-based subject can open endless career opportunities ๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ’ฐโœ…

With strong links to specialist colleges and universities, and by offering invaluable advice, we're here to make it happen. Whatever your passion, we can help you find a course that equips you with the skills employers are looking for.

Great careers start here: bit.ly/NLBC_

Farming Innovation Programme launched to boost the future of farming 20/10/2021

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is making ยฃ17.5 million available for an exciting new funding programme that aims to transform productivity and enhance environmental sustainability in Englandโ€™s agricultural and horticultural sectors ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ“ˆ๐Ÿšœ

The Farming Innovation Programme has opened for applications today - farmers, growers, foresters and businesses can bid for funding to develop new technologies that will help them overcome challenges and exploit new opportunities in the sector, such as the use of AI!

Farming Innovation Programme launched to boost the future of farming ยฃ17.5 million allocated to the first round of funds to support agri-tech innovation

15/10/2021

There are so many exciting career paths you can take when you study Agriculture! ๐Ÿšœ๐ŸŒป

Whether it's the more scientific side, or the active and outdoor-based practical side that appeals to you, there's something to suit everyone. The sector allows you to work indoors, outdoors, or a mixture of both.

With ample opportunities and jobs available in abundance, why not take the first step towards making your dream a reality?

Find a College or Uni near you ๐Ÿ‘‰ bit.ly/NLBC_Agri

13/10/2021

Thinking of studying agriculture? ๐Ÿ„๐Ÿšœ

Whether you want to embark on a career in agronomy, soil science, livestock farming or shepherding, there are specialist colleges across the UK to give you the skills employers want.

Great careers start here. Find the right course for you on our website ๐Ÿ‘‰ bit.ly/NLBC_Agri

11/10/2021

Autumn in the Agriculture industry isn't just about crop farming...there's a huge range of diverse career routes to choose from! ๐ŸŒพ๐Ÿ”ฌ

Take soil science, which looks at the biological, chemical and physical properties of soil to ensure the industry remains sustainable and secure.

Soil scientists are in high demand all over the world. Why not take a look at the courses on offer ๐Ÿ‘‰ bit.ly/NLBC_Agri

08/10/2021

Land based engineering is a great career choice for anyone interested in machines and how they work ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ”ง๐Ÿ”ง

It offers a fantastic mix of problem-solving and innovation, and combines science, technology and engineering - perfect for those who want a challenging, yet rewarding career!

The demand for these specialist skills has never been higher and there are jobs available all over the world!

Find a college or uni near you ๐Ÿ‘‰ bit.ly/NLBC_eng

The Role of Drone Technology in Sustainable Agriculture 06/10/2021

Drones are playing an increasingly important role in farming, helping agriculture professionals lead the way with sustainable farming practices - we love to see it! ๐Ÿ˜Ž

The Role of Drone Technology in Sustainable Agriculture Benjamin Pinguet of senseFly examines the potential of drones to support accurate, reliable, and more sustainable data collection for ag professionals.

06/10/2021

Land based engineers are crucial to the success of the industry ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ”ง๐Ÿšœ

Engineers deal with a diverse range of technology, and fix problems with machinery, plant and equipment specific to their sector.

There are good starting salaries and plenty of employment opportunities on offer so why not check out the courses available at Moulton College, Sparsholt College and SRUC or see a list on our website ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฟ bit.ly/NLBC_eng

04/10/2021

Start an exciting and dynamic career in land based engineering! ๐Ÿ”ง ๐Ÿšœ

The Agri-Tech industry is growing and has huge potential for those looking to tackle the challenges of today's rapidly-changing world. There is a demand for people to design, develop, operate and maintain the technology and tools of the future.

Sound interesting? Find the right college for you on our website ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿพ bit.ly/NLBC_eng

Farm apprenticeships: Everything you need to know - Farmers Weekly 03/10/2021

On a land based apprenticeship, you'll learn in real-life situations, earn a wage and get to see the highs and lows of working life ๐ŸŒพ ๐Ÿ„

We love this article by Farmers Weekly which tells you all you need to know! ๐Ÿ‘‡

Farm apprenticeships: Everything you need to know - Farmers Weekly Apprenticeships are mutually beneficial arrangements between an employer and an employee that allow practical skills to be built up alongside an

29/09/2021

The opportunity to earn while you learn is perfect for those who don't want to head off to Uni after they get their results ๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿšœ

Apprenticeships combine on-the-job training and classroom learning to ensure you've got the skills employers want. There is a demand for fresh talent in the land based industry, so why not check out the available vacancies on our website?!

Learn more ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ bit.ly/NLBC_

27/09/2021

Want to learn on the job? Why not consider a land based apprenticeship? ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŒพ ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ”ง

Apprenticeships equip you with the skills employers want and can provide you with a huge range of opportunities. You'll be employed, earn a wage and holiday pay, and get a nationally-recognised qualification at the end of it.

Whether itโ€™s farming, floristry or farriery apprenticeships youโ€™re interested in, we can point you towards the best resources ๐Ÿ‘‰ bit.ly/NLBC_

25/09/2021

According to a recent survey, Landscaping is the UK's happiest profession with 86% of those asked saying their job makes them โ€˜very happyโ€™ ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŒป

With stats like that, why wouldn't you want to consider a career in Landscaping and Horticulture?!

Start pursuing your passion. Find a specialist college or uni near you on our website ๐Ÿ‘‰ bit.ly/NLBC_Horti

(Survey Bark.com)

24/09/2021

Working in horticulture and landscaping means you'll play a vital role in enhancing the quality of our lives ๐ŸŒผ ๐ŸŒฟ ๐ŸŒน

It improves the air that we breathe, the food that we eat and the habitats of wildlife, as well as making our homes and communities look amazing!

The industry offers a wide range of well paid and rewarding careers for those who want to make a real difference. Why check out the courses on offer at Bedford College, Writtle University College and Nottingham Trent University or see our website for more ๐Ÿ‘‰ bit.ly/NLBC_Horti

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