C4. Catching, Restraining and Moving a Bird of Prey


This course describes the knowledge and skills required to safely catch, restrain and move a Bird of Prey

Factors to consider as part of the catching plan

Criteria Covered. Reason for catching, species to be caught, risks to operators, environmental risks, injuries

Resources required safely catching, restraining and moving a bird of prey

Criteria covered. Nets, gloves, restraining aids, boxes, anklets

Safe catching techniques

Criteria covered. Use of nets, respiration, timing, stress, techniques

Safe boxing techniques

Criteria covered. Transferring, securing, removing

Moving or transporting a bird of prey

Criteria covered. Feeding, journey, ventilation, temperature, noise, acceleration, management

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 half day course 10-1pm and costs £80 + certificate