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Geography and Environmental ScienceUndergraduate study

Becoming a water conservation officer

This sector tends to rely more on experience and networking than on further study, so keep an eye out for projects and voluteering.


A degree in a relevant subject, such as geography, is generally required.

Most positions require a full driving licence

Work experience

Due to the high volume of competition in this sector, relevant experience is necessary to make your application stand out. Volunteer work and placements may be available.

Good ways to get experience are volunteering with the National Trust and local conservation projects.

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