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Training in Scotland’s National Parks

Environmental Conservation is at the heart of The Mountains and The People project and therefore we are excited to be able to offer a range of paid, 6 month training opportunities at both our Balloch and Aboyne training centres.

Delivered by the Outdoor Access Trust for Scotland who have a proven track record of delivering high quality, accredited, employment based training, candidates will be offered the opportunity to complete an SVQ level 2 or above in Environmental Conservation.

Our next trainee intake will start in April 2018 and will be based at our Balloch training centre. We will be starting the recruitment process in January 2018.

In the meantime why not check out the Mountains and Me blog written by Gill, one of our 2016 Lomond trainees or get in touch to find out about volunteering opportunities that will give you a taste for what the course is about.

Environmental Conservation Training with the Outdoor Access Trust for Scotland

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How to Get Involved

If you are interested in being part of our 2018 training course and would like to learn the skills to work in some of our countries most dramatic and rewarding locations then visit our jobs page in for more information.  Alternatively, you can subscribe to our mailing list to receive our project updates.

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Competition for places is very high so we recommend building relevant experience by taking part in one of our volunteering opportunities. Find out more on our events page.

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