The RSPB is a conservation charity that works to protect birds and their habitats. In Orkney, the RSPB manages 12 nature reserves, including Hoy, Birsay Moors, and Marwick Head. They also run a number of events throughout the year to help people get closer to nature. Some of the activities they do in Orkney include:

Skills you'll develop

  • Land Management
  • Vehicle Operation: Drive water trucks, pickup trucks, sweepers, mowers, trimming equipment.
  • Tool Safety
  • Leadership
  • Biological Monitoring
  • Livestock Management
  • Peatland Restoration
  • LANTRA qualifications: Drive and use tractors, toppers, trailers, chainsaws, brushcutters, ATV, boom sprayer, knapsack sprayer, boats and vehicles.


£21,244 to £22,818 per year


Orkney Islands