Principles of British Wildlife care and Rehabilitation Level 3

Open Study College
Course summary
379 GBP
Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

Unit 1: Basic principles and ethics of wildlife care including rehabilitation and release

  • Caring for injured wildlife
  • Ethics of treating and rehabilitating injured wildlife
  • Law surrounding the care of wildlife in the United Kingdom
  • Process of rehabilitation of wildlife

Unit 2: Care and management of birds

  • History of common sea birds and birds of prey
  • Know when a bird can be treated and released into the wild
  • History of common British birds
  • Assessing injuries and considering rehabilitation
  • Capture and handling techniques for a variety of birds
  • Common first aid treatments for birds

Unit 3: Care and management of small mammals

  • Natural history of common British rodents
  • Hedgehogs and bats
  • Assessing injured animals
  • Natural history of rabbits and hares
  • Assessing rabbit and hares injuries and when they can be released
  • Capture and handling techniques for a variety of small mammals
  • Common first aid treatments for small mammals

Unit 4: Care and management of larger mammals

  • Natural history of foxes and deer
  • How the history of foxes and deer isimportant when assessing for injuries and release
  • Capture and handling techniques for a variety of mammals
  • Common first aid for larger mammals

Unit 5: Care and management of marine mammals

  • Natural history of cetaceans
  • How the history of cetaceans are important when assessing for injuries and release
  • Capture and handling techniques for a variety of marine mammals
  • Common first aid treatments for marine mammals

Unit 6: Rehabilitation

  • Rehabilitation consideration and release methods
  • Rehabilitation and release of birds
  • Rehabilitation and release of mammals
  • Rehabilitation and release of marine mammals

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