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A career in arboriculture

Arboriculture workers carry out a variety of jobs to care for and maintain trees, including cultivating, managing and studying individual trees.

A career in aquaculture

Aquaculture is the farming of certain types of freshwater and marine fin fish and shellfish. There is also new technology in the farming of seaweed and sea urchins.

A career in game and wildlife

The game and wildlife management industry involves the management of the countryside and wildlife species to protect habitats and promote bio-diversity. The industry is important to the conservation of the natural environment as well as protecting crops, supporting tourism, recreation and providing a source of high...

A career in environmental conservation

Environmental conservation includes the management of landscapes, habitats and species in urban, rural, coastal and marine environments. It also covers public access, recreation and interpretation to help promote awareness, understanding and enjoyment of the environment.

A career in horticulture

Potential areas of work include:

Growing crops for commercial purposes, parks, gardens and green spaces, landscaping and sports turf.

A career in agriculture

Career decisions are often based on areas of personal interest. 75% of 16-18 years said that they would be interested in careers in business, technology, science, engineering and working with animals.  A career in farming and food supply can be all these things.

A career in equine

This information sheet provides an overview to the range of jobs working with horses across the UK. As the industry is so varied, experience gained in one industry may provide the opportunity to move into a different industry.

A career in land-based engineering

Land-based engineering covers three main areas – the sales, supply of parts and service of agricultural, horticultural, sports turf, landscape and forestry machinery and equipment.

The James Dyson Foundation: Ideas Box

This resource aims to get students excited about engineering. Students begin by considering “What is a design engineer” and then embark on a design hunt in the classroom to find an everyday object that can be improved and redesigned.

Look to the Future: the Future Needs STEM

This careers pack, for primary schools, uses space as a context to highlight the importance of STEM subjects. The resource has been written to highlight some of the STEM career opportunities available so that students, teachers and school communities can discuss and explore, from an earlier age, the breadth of jobs...

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