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Level: 1

Location: Broomfield Hall

Years: 1

Weeks: 1

Hours: 3.00

Start: 20/10/2018

Days / Times:

Tuition (£): 25.00*

Interview: N

Course Summary

This course is aimed at individuals who wish to learn more about common British birds and how to attract them to their garden.

You will spend time in the classroom learning about different birds, plus time looking around the Broomfield Hall estate for birds - with examples and ideas of how to attract them.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

Course Content

The course will cover:

  • Different birds in your garden
  • How to attract birds to your garden
  • Looking for birds on the Broomfield Hall Estate

How will I be assessed?

There is no formal assessment for this course.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

You will be required to supply your own:

  • Suitable footwear
  • Suitable clothing for outdoors
  • Writing materials
  • Refreshments

What can I do after this course?

Derby College offers a range of one-day, weekend and evening courses relating to Conservation and Countryside, 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.

 

* 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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Leo Kokoszko

Leo Kokoszko

Derby College confidence boost helps Leo seal dream Sea Life job

Wildlife enthusiast Leo Kokoszko loves his job working with seals and promoting marine conservation to visitors at Sea Life in Scarborough.But Leo, who has autism, doubts he would have been able to pursue his dream career without the help and support of staff at Derby College.
Leo, who is 20 and from Heanor, first arrived at Derby College to study Animal Care as at that time in his life he wanted to be a police dog handler.After achieving levels 1 and 2, he enrolled on the college's Public Services course but didn't enjoy it. So Leo revised his plans and switched to the diploma in Countryside Management and Conservation course, which he loved.Leo, who is passionate about nature and wildlife, is also a keen birdwatcher. When he is not working at Sea Life, Leo also enjoys volunteering at RSPB Bempton Cliffs near Bridlington.He said:

Working with seals is awesome – but I couldn't have done any of this without Derby College.
I had hardly any self-confidence at all a few years ago. I wouldn't have been comfortable talking to groups of people like I do now.
My college teachers have been so supportive – not just about my coursework but personally too. Their teaching style is informal – but in a good way.

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