We run a range of online self-study courses (22 to be exact!) for people interested in ecology and wildlife so you can study at home! All our online self-study courses are fully operating so BOOK NOW!! Learn new skills and gain new knowledge with these carefully put together courses prepared by professional, highly qualified and experienced ecologists.
Most of the courses are weekly modules sent out automatically but in the current circumstances we can send all the module links on request so you can study faster. Courses are 1-10 modules and our NEW ones are video based giving you real experiential material!
Phase 1 Habitat mapping
Surveying for Protected species
Introduction to Bats
Surveying Buildings for Bats
Activity Surveys for Bats
Woodland Management for Biodiversity
Introduction to Ecology
Reptile and Amphibian ID and surveying
Bats: Architectural terms for bat workers
Bats: Health and Safety for bat workers
Also separate Ecology and Surveying courses for: Otters, Badgers, Reptiles, Beavers and Dormice
New courses are being added regularly! Book NOW on the Online Courses section of the website.
As I write this on 18th March 2020 the government, due to Corona virus Covid-19, are about to close schools, ban essential travel and possibly put us into lock-down! It makes sense, we all know that, but the reality won’t really hit us until it actually happens. Life will become even more restricted!!
Most of our courses here at Ecology Training UK are field-based and at the moment we are probably going to have to cancel field courses in March and April with uncertainty for May and June. Hopefully by the autumn we may be able to run courses normally again. But we are looking at alternatives!
We will be gradually contacting students over the next few days and weeks to offer alternatives. At the moment we are preparing to deliver the ‘classroom’ bit of our courses via webinar with the field element happening when restrictions allow, possibly in late summer or early autumn. That way people can still start to gain skills and knowledge and would have something to do in this ‘quiet’ period.
We also have a range of online courses already available and we are constantly working on new ones coming online – so if you are in lock-down – get learning!
The webinars will be more interactive and so you can ask questions and we can share knowledge and tips with you, recommend further reading and study and suggest ways to implement your learning with practice.
Keep safe, keep washing your hands, keep isolated where possible!
One good thing about all this is that the wildlife will get some peace and quiet so they will have a great spring summer!