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Principles of British Wildlife care and Rehabilitation QLS Level 3

419 GBP
419 GBP
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This course will allow you to study when and where you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by post or email making it simple and hassle-free. All of the materials will be delivered to you, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are always a click away by email, giving you a full years’ worth of support and advice to help get you through your course! Want a CV that stands out from the crowd? Don’t worry we’ll even take care of that for you with our FREE CV re-writing service!

Course Content

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 is important 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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