C8. Initial Training, Manning and weight management
This course describes the knowledge and skills required to train a previously untrained bird of prey to fly free.
Initial management of an untrained bird of prey
Criteria covered. Factors, tethering, hooding, feeding, weight, weight management techniques, conditions, understanding.
Manning and initial training
Criteria covered. Manning, glove feeding, step ups, recovery,
Flying free and improving fitness
Criteria covered. Flying ground, exercising
On registering for this course you will get a learners login which will give you information on the course and reading references + the worksheet and/or test that will be needed to be completed for this course before a certificate is issued. Certificates are valid for 5 years. Refresher course is then required
This course is a two day course 10-4pm and costs £200 + certificate