Vaccination Training

Badger Vaccination Training Courses

Badger Vaccination Training Courses now on offer for:

Course 1: Field surveying to support badger vaccination
Course 2: Pre-baiting and trap siting for badger vaccination

The Badger Ecology Wales LTD training course is two days per course, which combines both classroom sessions with practical fieldwork out on a farm.

Content of Course 1:

This course teaches you how to:

  • Identify badger activity
  • Create survey maps
  • Carry out fieldwork safely
  • Follow bio-security guidelines during surveying
  • Record badger sett activity and other field signs
  • Survey different habitat types
Badger
Badger prints

Content of course 2:

This course teaches you how to:

  • Identify badger activity signs
  • Apply for your licence
  • Comply with the rules on badger trapping
  • Follow bio-security guidelines when trapping
  • Estimate the number of traps to deploy
  • Plan where to site badger traps
  • Pre-bait
  • Interpret bait uptake during pre-baiting

Please contact us for details for the next available sessions in 2020.