Certificate in Wildlife Conservation
Get certified in wildlife conservationLearn about innovative ways Wildlife Conservationists identify and recover vulnerable habitats and apply your knowledge in a research project focusing on an endangered species in your area. The Career Academy can help you build a foundation for a career as a changemaker with a wildlife conservation certificate. Understand essential concepts like biodiversity, wildlife management, and ways to protect an ecosystem or habitat. This certificate could help you develop skills across tourism, conservation, wildlife management or research and development. Enrol now to discover solutions to Wildlife Conservation challenges that empower you to contribute to positive change
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- Grow your understanding of the survival connections between species
- Identify real-life solutions that are present in the movement to conserve our wildlife
- Discover how ecologists use exclusion methods to protect and regenerate species
- Learn to observe and collect information about ecosystems nearby
- Connect to ideas and concepts that provide a framework for conversation
- What is wildlife conservation
- The need for wildlife conservation
- Important concepts ecology, ecosystem, biome, conservation values, biological diversity, genetic drift, habitat, life span, wildlife movement and wildlife management.
- Threatening processes habitat fragmentation, habitat degradation and loss, soil degradation, erosion, pollution, unsustainable harvesting, invasive species, climate change, population isolation and disease.
- Biodiversity indicators
- Loss of species categories of risk
- Species vulnerability to endangerment
- Recovery of species and threat management
- Habitat Conservation identifying critical habitat and protecting habitat
- Research population growth, habitat use and conservation genetics
- Captive breeding
- Public involvement
- Types of Habitat eg. temperate and tropical forests, woodland, tundra and mangrove habitats
- Habitat Use
- Species Richness
- Habitat Fragmentation
- Creating Habitats
- Restoration Ecology creating habitat corridors, situating corridors, types of corridors, edge effects
- Habitat Rehabilitation implementing a land management program, determining objectives, determining a program
- The Role of GIS in Conservation
- The Role of Protected Areas levels of protection, approaches to reserve selection and limitation of reserves.
- Species Approach modelling demography, effective population size, small populations, population viability analysis (PVA)
- Landscape Approach elements of landscape ecology, distribution of populations within a landscape, landscape modelling
- Ecosystem Approach the need for ecosystem management, understanding dynamics, adaptive management, objectives for ecologically sustainable forest management.
- Observation techniques spotlighting, scat surveys, census techniques
- Trapping Techniques radio tracking, call recordings, pit fall traps, Elliot traps.
- Species identification
- Reef Surveys
- Habitat Surveys
- Aerial Surveys
- Commercial Fish Stock Management
- Farm Planning
- Urban Planning
- Use of GIS
- Managing Threatened Wildlife Populations manipulating populations, revegetation/restoration, creating corridors, pest control plans, fencing for species, fire breaks.
Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school’s tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.
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This course takes approximately 80 hours, and you’ll have up to 6 months to complete. Study in your own time, at your own pace. Most of The Career Academy courses are designed so that you do one module a week, but if life gets busy, you can apply for a course extension if you need more time.
Upon completing this course, you could work towards a career in Parks Management.
Contact a friendly student advisor on 0800 342 829 to learn about potential career outcomes and where our courses could take you. Employers often approach The Career Academy looking for students and advertise jobs in our Career Centre, which you can access once enrolled. You’ll also receive a FREE CV review.
Your course is delivered through our online learning platform, which you can access from any web browser 24/7 to work whenever and wherever you want. You can also interact with your tutors and other students within the learning environment. Online learning allows you to make the best use of your time and puts all the necessary resources at your fingertips. There are no set course start dates; you can start whenever you are ready, and your tutors and student services will check in on your progress and help you every step of the way.
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You can start by completing a Certificate in Wildlife Conservation with The Career Academy. This course provides a solid foundation towards work in parks, reserves, or anywhere wildlife is managed or rehabilitated.