Group of adults in nature

Eco-Skills Online

Learn about nature from the comfort of your own home with the Field Studies Council

Applications have closed for this opportunity. Sign up for updates.

With Eco-Skills Online, you can discover nature wherever you are based.

Choose from a huge range of topics including plants, trees, fungi, vertebrates, invertebrates and environmental art.

This opportunity is provided by Field Studies Council.


  • Type: Four-week course
  • Dates: Various - see details
  • Location: Online
  • Cost: £10 (subsidised)
  • Suitable for: Individuals aged 19 - 26 years

About this opportunity

Join other people who share an interest in wildlife and the outdoors on these four-week courses. Each week, you'll undertake 90 minutes of self-directed learning and a fantastic interactive Zoom workshop with your tutor and other participants.  
Our online courses range from beginner to expert level, so whether you’re looking to dip your toe into a new environmental topic or you are an established ecologist looking to fine tune some identification skills, we have a course for you!

Need to know

How it works

Our online environmental courses are developed and led by experts.

You can choose from a range of topics such as:

  • Discovering Marine Mammals
  • Discovering Trees
  • Exploring Nature Writing
  • Discovering Botany
  • Folklore of Trees
  • Discovering Wildflowers and their Folklore
  • Conservation of Marine Mammals
  • Exploring Environmental Photography

Learning outcomes

The knowledge and skills you learn and develop on our courses are highly transferable. Our courses are excellent for updating your CV, helping you to stand out, gaining experience to secure that dream green career or volunteer role.

Access guidance

As these courses are online, you will need a laptop or mobile device that can connect to the internet.

Sign up for updates

Get regular updates on Generation Green including new opportunities, progress on the project and stories about the young people who are taking part. See our Privacy Policy.

Other opportunities

The Field Studies Council is delivering this opportunity as part of Generation Green.

Browse all opportunities