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Introductory British Wildlife Emergency First Aid March 2020Book Now »

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Level: 1

Location: Broomfield Hall

Years: 1

Weeks: 1

Hours: 4.00

Start: Various Dates (Please press the Book Now Button to View Dates)

Days / Times: Saturday 10:00 to 14:00

Tuition (£): 40.00*

Interview: N

Course Summary

Learn to deal with a variety of common wildlife emergency situations and to administer lifesaving first aid in a series of workshop scenarios. Explore legislation and conservation concerns as well as getting hands-on with our resident hedgehogs.

Entry requirements

You just need an interest in wildlife.

Course Content

This is an informal course covering emergency situation scenarios and appropriate first aid, with some information on laws and legislation relating to various British species. It finishes with a chance to ask questions and some practical handling at our animal unit.

How will I be assessed?

There is no formal assessment.

You will be given a Certificate of Attendance on successful completion of the course.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

You need:

  • Sturdy flat footwear
  • Suitable clothing e.g. jeans/trousers and no dangling drawstrings
  • To tie back long hair
  • To avoid wearing jewellery or nail varnish
  • Writing materials
  • Refreshments

What can I do after this course?

Derby College offers a range of one-day, weekend and evening courses relating to Animal Care, as well as a wide variety of other land-based topics - please see the Derby College Part-time Prospectus for a full list and details.

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* Tuition - This figure is the tuition fee to be paid - There are no concessionary fees available.

This course is run at the Broomfield Hall Campus

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Kim Leder

Kim Leder

Mature student Kim aims for degree

A mature student is planning to combine animal management training with holistic skills to launch her own equine therapy business. Kim Leder, 44, believes her qualifications gained at Derby College courses combined with a previous qualification can help her career dreams come to life.  
 
Long Eaton mum of three Kim is trained to level 3 in holistic therapy and has just completed her HND in animal management at Broomfield.  
 
She is going on to the one year top-up to achieve the full degree at Derby College and plans to go on to launch her own equine holistic therapy business after that. Kim has combined the course with bringing up three girls nine-year-old twins Sophie and Jorja (corrct) and 11 year old Millie.  
 
Kim said gained a distinction for a module on behaviour which demonstrated how horses responded well to reiki therapy when they were nervous about being saddled.

She said: "The horses responded really well and the difference was quite noticeable. When I got the grades back, I'd got a distinction which was great.


"Hopefully after my degree I'll be able to start my own business."


 

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