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New research highlights skills gaps in environmental conservation


Lantra, in conjunction with Ulster Wildlife, recently undertook research looking at employability skills in Northern Ireland’s environmental conservation sector.

The research identified a range of skills gaps in the industry and highlighted that environmental specific skills account for 68% of identified shortages. 

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You can access our new online ordering site here, where you'll be able to register qualifications, book courses and download annual membership documents.

Environmental Conservation Skills Survey

In conjunction with Ulster Wildlife and partners, we recently undertook research into employability skills in Northern Ireland’s environmental conservation sector. 

The aim of the research was to identify the key characteristics of these businesses in Northern Ireland, the skills gaps and shortages facing employers, as well as the challenges facing the industry. The full report can be found below.


Lantra celebrates CEU recognition for training courses

Lantra has been working with the Arboricultural and the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) to gain Continuing Education Unit (CEU) recognition for its training courses.

This will enable arborists who have completed an ISA credential, such as the ISA Certified Arborist, to maintain that certificate by completing Lantra courses.  In the case of CEUs, the emphasis is on the training, and not on any subsequent qualifications.

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Rodenticides Training in Northern Ireland: What You Need to Know

Rodents have the potential to carry diseases that can cause harm and damage to people, buildings and food products. However, whilst the use of rodenticides is an effective method of controlling rodents, these can present very real risks to people and the environment.  

Lantra Awards Approved 4x4 Sites

Lantra Awards Firearm/Shotgun Ground Register