This introductory course is a great introduction for anyone with an interest in herpetofauna and for those looking at taking their first steps into an ecology career. All content has been created by the Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Trust, so you can be confident that you are getting information from leading experts working within this field. By the end of the course, you will be able to identify common UK species as well as non-native, explain their basic ecology and also have a basic understanding of key mitigations needed when working in an area of interest for reptiles.
This is a 3-week online course covering 3 topics, for which you will complete a variety of self-led online study content, activities, assignments and live Zoom sessions. Time commitment is approximately 2-3 hours a week and an E-certificate is provided upon completion.
This introductory online course will introduce you to the key characteristics
of reptiles, and will then look more in-depth into the identification and ecology of UK
species. Being able to identify species and make site adjustments for reptiles is a critical
skill for anyone looking at working within a consultancy career.
This course will cover:
By the end of the course, you will be able to:
Please note that bookings will close at 9 am on 30th June to allow for all participants to be enrolled to the online platform – bookings will not be taken after this time.*
Please refer to our website for further information and to book.