Advanced Short Courses

These courses are aimed at professional ecologists that require some extra training. Courses can not only boost your skills and knowledge, but will count towards your CPD.

Our advanced ecology training courses are run by either our own experienced ecologists or by guest tutors who are experts on that particular topic/species.

General Course Information

The following general information is applicable to most of our Advanced Courses, however some courses have specific information so please read your course description carefully. If you have further questions, please visit our FAQs section.


Our one-day Advanced courses cost £160 per person unless otherwise stated (e.g. Bats: How to write an EPSL – £250, Bats Licence Training – Revise and Assess – £250.)

If you require an invoice then please email otherwise please book online. We cannot take cheques or payments over the phone at this time.

To request an invoice please state:

  • company name and address
  • purchase order number (if applicable)
  • course title/date
  • delegate name.

What to bring: 

You will need to bring a packed lunch, refreshments will be available. Please check your specific course details as you may also be required to bring additional equipment, this will be provided on booking.


Our Advanced courses usually commence at 10am and finish at around 4-4.30pm, however please check your specific course details as differences in timings shall be stated in the course description. For example our two day courses tend to have a longer first day.


Our courses are held at various locations including Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Hampshire, Surrey and Bristol.  Please check your specific course details as stated in the course description.

In case you need to stay overnight nearby the course location, we will provide you with a list of local accommodation once you have gone through checkout.

Course sold out? 

If you would like to register your interest and be the first to know about our next available dates for any of our courses, please email, making sure you state the course you are interested in, and we will put you on the list and let you know about next available dates. 

This is what some of our students have said about our advanced level courses:

‘Really great course which clearly answered all of my questions. Enjoyable, lots of informative case studies’

‘I was really impressed with the amount I learnt today. The course was full of case studies which really helped put different types of mitigation into perspective.’

‘Very knowledgeable tutor, with a friendly atmosphere to discuss and ask questions.’