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Birds of Prey Studies Level 3 Award (RQF)

Key Points

  • Prepare for a career with birds of prey
  • Complete the qualification at your own pace 
  • Gain a recognised Ofqual regulated qualification
  • Benefit from flexible online learning
  • Gain 1 day of practical experience
 

About your Diploma

This Level 3 Award in Birds of Prey Studies will give you the opportunity to explore the diversity of birds of prey species found throughout the UK alongside learning about their biology and welfare. 
 
This Award qualification is suitable if you are interested in learning more about UK birds of prey diversity, care and conservation. It will also be of interest if you already work or volunteer with birds.
 
The Birds of Prey Award also offers a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a 1-day practical experience with Wye Valley Falconry in the beautiful Herefordshire countryside. The 1-day experience will be led by a falconer with over 14 years of experience handling and flying a diverse variety of birds of prey.
 
The 1-day practical experience provides an excellent opportunity to put the learning material from the Level 3 Award into practice, and to learn about topics such as - 
  • Birds of prey diet
  • Birds of prey housing
  • Bird health
  • Exercise and enrichment
  • Usage of various equipment 
  • Bird law
  • Bird care and welfare 
  • Transporting and safe handling 
  • Bird tracking using technology

Starting your Career

As an online qualification, this Level 3 Award in Birds of Prey Studies can be studied around your current commitments. 
You will be able to gain this nationally-recognised qualification at a pace that suits your circumstances. So, you can start your career when you’re ready, rather than having to work to a timetable.
 
With online courses and qualifications, you can start learning from the moment you enrol. 
 
Stonebridge Associated Colleges is a leading UK distance learning provider. This Level 3 Award in Birds of Prey Studies is recognised and regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). This ensures students are taking a quality qualification that delivers the fundamental skills and knowledge required for work with birds.
 
You will be assigned a dedicated tutor who can advise and guide you through the qualification, as well as provide constructive feedback on assignments. This ensures you are on the right track with your education and better prepared to work with birds. 
 
There are flexible payment methods available and you can start learning from the moment you enrol. 
 
Once you have completed your qualification, you may choose to progress onto higher level study, practical occupational training, a volunteering position or a career related to bird care and welfare.

Qualification: Birds of Prey Studies Level 3 Award (RQF)

Upon successful completion of this qualification, you will be awarded the Level 3 Award in Birds of Prey Studies. Students will gain a Level 3 Qualification, Ofqual Number: 610/0139/9.

 

Requirements for Entry

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification but learners must be aged 16 and over.

*You will have access to the course for 9 months only. You can purchase course extensions.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Learning is delivered across 2 units covering the following topics:
  • Birds of Prey
  • Care and welfare of birds of prey
Unit 1: Birds of Prey
On completion of this unit you will: 
  • Know different birds of prey commonly found in the wild and in captivity.
  • Know the habitats of and threats facing UK birds of prey.
  • Understand the basic biology of birds of prey.
Unit 2: Care and welfare of birds of prey
On completion of this unit you will: 
  • Know health care, common diseases and basic welfare needs of birds of prey.
  • Understand nutritional requirements of birds of prey.
  • Know situations when birds of prey may need emergency care and plan for dealing with them.
  • Understand rehabilitation and re-release processes for birds of prey.

To gain the Level 3 Award in Birds of Prey Studies you must achieve 10 credits. 

Each unit will be assessed by a range of in-depth theory assessments. Students will need to show sufficient evidence that they have the required knowledge, skills and understanding of the assessment criteria.  

When are you assessed?

Once you have successfully completed each unit assessment you will receive your certificate of completion alongside your qualification.

Birds of Prey Studies Level 3 Award (RQF)

Key Points

  • Prepare for a career with birds of prey
  • Complete the qualification at your own pace 
  • Gain a recognised Ofqual regulated qualification
  • Benefit from flexible online learning
  • Gain 1 day of practical experience
 

About your Diploma

This Level 3 Award in Birds of Prey Studies will give you the opportunity to explore the diversity of birds of prey species found throughout the UK alongside learning about their biology and welfare. 
 
This Award qualification is suitable if you are interested in learning more about UK birds of prey diversity, care and conservation. It will also be of interest if you already work or volunteer with birds.
 
The Birds of Prey Award also offers a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a 1-day practical experience with Wye Valley Falconry in the beautiful Herefordshire countryside. The 1-day experience will be led by a falconer with over 14 years of experience handling and flying a diverse variety of birds of prey.
 
The 1-day practical experience provides an excellent opportunity to put the learning material from the Level 3 Award into practice, and to learn about topics such as - 
  • Birds of prey diet
  • Birds of prey housing
  • Bird health
  • Exercise and enrichment
  • Usage of various equipment 
  • Bird law
  • Bird care and welfare 
  • Transporting and safe handling 
  • Bird tracking using technology

Starting your Career

As an online qualification, this Level 3 Award in Birds of Prey Studies can be studied around your current commitments. 
You will be able to gain this nationally-recognised qualification at a pace that suits your circumstances. So, you can start your career when you’re ready, rather than having to work to a timetable.
 
With online courses and qualifications, you can start learning from the moment you enrol. 
 
Stonebridge Associated Colleges is a leading UK distance learning provider. This Level 3 Award in Birds of Prey Studies is recognised and regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). This ensures students are taking a quality qualification that delivers the fundamental skills and knowledge required for work with birds.
 
You will be assigned a dedicated tutor who can advise and guide you through the qualification, as well as provide constructive feedback on assignments. This ensures you are on the right track with your education and better prepared to work with birds. 
 
There are flexible payment methods available and you can start learning from the moment you enrol. 
 
Once you have completed your qualification, you may choose to progress onto higher level study, practical occupational training, a volunteering position or a career related to bird care and welfare.

Qualification: Birds of Prey Studies Level 3 Award (RQF)

Upon successful completion of this qualification, you will be awarded the Level 3 Award in Birds of Prey Studies. Students will gain a Level 3 Qualification, Ofqual Number: 610/0139/9.

 

Requirements for Entry

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification but learners must be aged 16 and over.

*You will have access to the course for 9 months only. You can purchase course extensions.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Learning is delivered across 2 units covering the following topics:
  • Birds of Prey
  • Care and welfare of birds of prey
Unit 1: Birds of Prey
On completion of this unit you will: 
  • Know different birds of prey commonly found in the wild and in captivity.
  • Know the habitats of and threats facing UK birds of prey.
  • Understand the basic biology of birds of prey.
Unit 2: Care and welfare of birds of prey
On completion of this unit you will: 
  • Know health care, common diseases and basic welfare needs of birds of prey.
  • Understand nutritional requirements of birds of prey.
  • Know situations when birds of prey may need emergency care and plan for dealing with them.
  • Understand rehabilitation and re-release processes for birds of prey.

To gain the Level 3 Award in Birds of Prey Studies you must achieve 10 credits. 

Each unit will be assessed by a range of in-depth theory assessments. Students will need to show sufficient evidence that they have the required knowledge, skills and understanding of the assessment criteria.  

When are you assessed?

Once you have successfully completed each unit assessment you will receive your certificate of completion alongside your qualification.

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