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