This two day theoretical and practical course is aimed at those who are just starting out with great crested newt surveys, or may have experience of surveying and would like to broaden their training in order to work towards their great crested newt class 1 survey licence.
The theory side of the course will be delivered online via Microsoft Teams and then followed up with the practical delivery on-site to reinforce what has been taught.
Following successful completion of the course and assessment you can gain a reference from Froglife which can be used in support of an application to Natural England to survey for great crested newts.
Bespoke courses and training can also be tailored and delivered, contact our team to find out more.
Broad Course Overview:
- Identification, distribution and ecology of Great Crested Newts
- Legal protection and licensing requirements
- Survey Techniques
- Habitat Requirements
- Habitat Suitability Index surveys
- Disease control and biosecurity
See available courses and dates here
***More course dates to be announced soon, so watch this space!***