Event: Bats for Building Professionals

Bat Conservation Trust

Online - Zoom
18th and 22nd March 2021

www.bats.org.uk [email protected] 02078207169 Naomi

Cost: £95

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, environmental management


This awareness course is for anyone who is responsible for buildings and their renovation/development/maintenance/design, including builders, surveyors, architects and pest controllers. It is approved by CITB and eligible for a Tier 1 Grant - more information. It is also suitable as RIBA CPD.

By the end of the course, attendees will be able to:-

  • Identify, by visual inspection, any features in buildings that could be a potential bat roost site
  • Summarise the life cycle of bats in the UK and describe the best time for carrying out works in relation to the bat calendar
  • Exercise judgement about when to contact appropriate specialists for assistance at a suitable stage in the building inspection/work process
  • Recognise the consequences of acting without due consideration when carrying out works on buildings, which results in bat or roost destruction or disturbance.

The online course takes place on 2 afternoons with a practical task to be completed in between.


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