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Ecology Training UK

ETUK is the top provider of ecology and conservation courses in the UK. We cover a range of topics from ecology and surveying bats, dormice, reptiles, badgers, beavers, otters and great crested newts, to botany, phase 1, habitat management and mitigation. Many of our courses are available as self-study online courses.

Long Courses

Habitat Management at Ecology Training UK Ltd

A 6 module course covering habitat management for woodland and grassland and specifics for barn owl, great crested newt and dormice, also covers management planning, surveying and monitoring. Self study in your own time.

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Habitat Restoration at Ecology Training UK Ltd

A 6 module course covering why we need to create and restore habitats, planning and methods for habitat creation and restoration, management and monitorinig, habitat creation of grassland and living roofs. Self study course in your own time.

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Invasive Species at Ecology Training UK Ltd

A 9 module course covering what is an invasive species; impacts; treaties, strategies and legislation; plants; animals and the worst 10 in the world. A thorough and interesting course. A must for all ecologists and land managers. Self study in your own time.

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Introduction to Ecology at Ecology Training UK Ltd

Interested in ecology but have no scientific or theoretical knowledge? This is the course for you! 10 module course covering what ecology is, biodiversity, ecosystems, biotic and abiotic factors, behaviour, evolution, genetics, populations and communities, conservation, history of the British countryside. Self study course with core textbook. 

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Woodland Management for Biodiversity at Ecology Training UK

10-module self-study course is delivered weekly and covers a range of subjects including management techniques, management plans and specific woodland management for birds, bats, dormice, invertebrates and plants. There are plenty of references for further study and some book suggestions too.

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Certificate in Conservation Management at Ecology Training UK Ltd

Getting your conservation career on track with this comprehensive course, brought to you by the UK’s leading ecology training company, this course is aimed at people wanting to enter conservation as a career, even if you have no relevant degree or experience. The course can be tailored to suit your own career interests such as working with animals or working on nature reserves. It is also suitable for people working full time or raising a family. You can start any time and you have up to 2 years to complete it.

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Certificate in Ecological Consultancy at Ecology Training UK Ltd

A complete course for graduates with a relevant degree who want the skills, knowledge and confidence to apply for jobs in ecological consultancy. This course is known throughout the industry and has been running for 16 years with over 500 students who have successfully completed it.

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Short Courses

Various Architectural Terms for Bat Workers

Online, Ecology Training UK 07818073660 admin@ecologytraining.co.uk www.ecologytraining.co.uk

A 3 module online course covering a wide range of architectural terms useful for ecologists and bat workers in particular. Self study in your own time.

Various Mammal ID

Online, Ecology Training UK 07818073660 admin@ecologytraining.co.uk www.ecologytraining.co.uk

A 3 module online course covering all species of UK land mammals (excluding bats). Useful tips on identifying the animals and their burrow, tracks and signs.  Study in your own time.

Various Phase 1 Habitat Mapping

Online, Ecology Training UK 07818073660 admin@ecologytraining.co.uk www.ecologytraining.co.uk

Video-based course giving classroom and field sessions as well as tutor access for questions. Videos show how to identify habitats and how to draw a Phase 1 Map. Useful for ecologists and conservationists. Self study in your own time.

Various Surveying for Protected Species

Online, Ecology Training UK 07818073660 admin@ecologytraining.co.uk www.ecologytraining.co.uk

This self-study course consists of videos with information on the ecology and survey techniques for badgers, dormice, great crested newts, otters, reptiles, and water voles delivered by a Principal Ecologist. It includes legislation and a video of tracks and signs. There are plenty of references for further study and some book suggestions and a couple of quzzes.

Various Reptile and Amphibian ID and Surveying

Online, Ecology Training UK 07818073660 admin@ecologytraining.co.uk www.ecologytraining.co.uk

A 3 module course to help you identify all the UK reptile and amphibian species of snake, lizard, frogs, toads and newts. Includes a section on surveying for these species. Self study in your own time.

Various Reptile Ecology, ID and Surveying 0.5 Day

Online, Ecology Training UK 07818073660 admin@ecologytraining.co.uk www.ecologytraining.co.uk

Course covers ecology, ID and surveying of all UK reptile species via videos.

Cost £80

Various Otter Ecology and Surveying 0.5 Day

Online, Ecology Training UK 07818073660 admin@ecologytraining.co.uk www.ecologytraining.co.uk

Course covers ecology, surveying and field signs. Includes a video of a field visit to carry out a survey.

Cost £80

Various Badger Ecology and Surveying 0.5 Day

Online, Ecology Training UK 07818073660 admin@ecologytraining.co.uk www.ecologytraining.co.uk

Course covers ecology, surveying and field signs. Includes a video of a field visit to carry out a survey and some trail cam footage.

Cost £80

Various Bats: Surveying Buildings for Bats 0.5 Day

Online, Ecology Training UK 07818073660 admin@ecologytraining.co.uk www.ecologytraining.co.uk

Course covers how to survey buildings for bats and includes signs, types of roosts, roosting areas in buildings, health and safety and a video of a field visit to survey buildings.

Cost £70

Various Bats: Legislation for Bat Workers 0.5 Day

Online, Ecology Training UK 07818073660 admin@ecologytraining.co.uk www.ecologytraining.co.uk

Course covers essential information on legislation relating to bats including relevant legislation, licencing and applying the law in our bat work.

Cost £70

Various Bats: Architectural Terms for Batworkers 0.5 Day

Online, Ecology Training UK 07818073660 admin@ecologytraining.co.uk www.ecologytraining.co.uk

Course covers a wide range of architectural terms for bat workers to ensure they can properly describe buildings for their surveys and reports.

Cost £25

Various Bats: Surveying Trees for Bats 0.5 Day

Online, Ecology Training UK 07818073660 admin@ecologytraining.co.uk www.ecologytraining.co.uk

Course covers information about how bats use trees, what features are important for them, how to survey trees and legislation and licensing.

Cost £70

Various Bats: Health and Safety Awareness for Bat Workers 0.5 Day

Online, Ecology Training UK 07818073660 admin@ecologytraining.co.uk www.ecologytraining.co.uk

Course covers health and safety issues relevant to bat workers including working at height, in confined spaces, asbestos and lone working.

Cost £25

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