This one-day course is designed for those new to bat work, providing a comprehensive foundation to bat biology, ecology and conservation. You will learn about the different UK species, range and distribution, bat conservation and threats, bat taxonomy, physiological adaptations, life histories, foraging ecology, life cycle, roosting requirements and bat identification. This course is approved by the Royal Society of Biology for CPD, each course may be counted as 24 CPD credits.

Cost £165pp
Discounts £5 discount for BCT members
£25 paired discount if booking Using Bat Detectors & Bat Ecology and Conservation together.
10% multi-buy discount if booking 3 or more course places at the same time.

A Bat Conservation Trust course

Tutor: Bat Conservation Trust

Led by Bat Conservation Trust. BCT organises a range of courses for professionals and volunteers. For more information or to book visit: or phone 020 7820 7169

Example Timetable

Accrediting Agency

Bat Conservation Trust (BCT)

What's Included

  • Expert Tuition
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hot and Cold Drinks
  • In Course Transport
  • Personal and Travel Insurance