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Long Training Courses: Ecology

Courses longer than 10 days in length providing specialist ecological training, gain qualifications in biodiversity conservation and ecological consultancy this section also covers courses such as Evolutionary Biology and behavioural ecology.

Annual Darwin Scholarship Programme 2019 at Field Studies Council

This inspiring programme offers comprehensive biodiversity training to ‘up and coming’ scientists enabling them to build their own knowledge, and also help to address the global shortage of skills in this area.

Cairngorms Wildlife Identification at Speyside Wildlife

Want to know how to recognise the call of Crested Tit; tell the difference between Golden Eagle and Buzzard? Whether you’re thinking of a career as a tour guide, ranger or an accommodation provider, this is the course for you.   Starting in March 2019, this is the third year of this one-year course, accredited by LANTRA. 01479 812498

Certificate in Ecological Consultancy at Acorn Ecology Ltd

This course comprises a series of field-skills courses & tutorials, combined with an element of career planning & goal-setting aimed at launching your ecological consultancy career. The course is designed to fit around working full time & is a real practical alternative to a Master's course.

FdSc British Wildlife Conservation at Royal Agricultural University

This course gives students a fundamental understanding of the key concepts and principles in British conservation and wildlife management, in both urban and rural contexts. It combines the academic theory with practical and work-based experience, and ensures all students are fully trained in industry standard techniques of research and fieldwork. 01285 652531

MSc Biological Recording and Ecological Monitoring and PGCert Biological Recording at Manchester Metropolitan University

These courses are designed to develop your identification skills and give you the ability to use and collect biological records and subject them to critical analysis. The courses are part time, studied mainly in short residential Units at Field Studies Council centres 01743 355137

Practical Sustainability Course at Shift Bristol

2.5 days a week for 1 year. An exploration of practical, community-led sustainability with experienced, pioneering tutors. Includes Permaculture Design, Organic Horticulture, Green Building, Woodland Management, Green Energy, Group Dynamics, Community Engagement, Soil and Ecology, Creating Change. "So much more than a great course. More of a life-shift." 1 place available. Starting September 2018. 07765604571

Wildlife Identification and Tracking Customised NCFE Level 4 at Woodcraft School Ltd

Bird, mammal, reptile and amphibian field identification, feathers including form, function and identification, track identification, kill sites, scatology, feeding signs, gaits and track patterns, dens and resting places, ecology and behaviour. Identification of mammals and birds through vocalizations including territorial, social, alarm calls. 01730816299

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