Durrell’s international training programme has been designed to support conservation professionals throughout their career. We run a range of courses from introductions to conservation biology theory and practice to the leadership and management of conservation programmes. Our courses sit within the following three categories:
Level 1 - Introduction to conservation theory and practice
Ideal for anyone seeking a grounding in conservation biology and an understanding of how this relates to saving species from extinction.
Level 2 - Specialisms in conservation practice
Designed for zoo and other conservation professionals, and undergraduate or postgraduate students seeking continuing professional development within their field of interest.
Level 3 - Conservation management and leadership
Designed for conservation professionals who have management responsibility for other staff or for projects, who are seeking to enhance their human and financial resource management and decision-making skills.
25/05/13 - 27/05/13
Amphibian Conservation Husbandry 2013
03/06/13 - 07/06/13
The Amphibian Conservation Husbandry (ACH) course is a five day intensive course held at Durrell’s headquarters in Jersey, designed to expose participants to the latest theory and practice of amphibian husbandry. Approved by Amphibian Ark and Amphibian Survi...
Managing and Leading Conservation Projects *Based in Mauritius*
01/07/13 - 26/07/13
The success or failure of wildlife conservation projects hinges on the management and leadership skills of those in charge. This course is designed to equip you with the practical skills you need to design projects, create and manage teams and lead them towards a...
Endangered Species Recovery
08/07/13 - 19/07/13
Community-based Conservation and Communication - *Based in Mauritius*
29/07/13 - 23/08/13
Conservation Science School (Young Conservationist Training Programme)
06/08/13 - 08/08/13
This three-day course is an ideal introduction to wildlife conservation. The varied programme includes talks from our expert staff, practical activities and the chance to learn more about what happens behind the scenes at Durrell.
Conservation Breeding and Husbandry of Birds
02/09/13 - 06/09/13
Leadership and Project Management Skills
23/09/13 - 27/09/13
Conservation Breeding and Husbandry of Callitrichids & Lemurs
14/10/13 - 18/10/13
The Conservation Breeding and Husbandry of Callitrichids and Lemurs is a five day intensive course designed to equip participants with the necessary skills to successfully manage and breed primates, particularly callitrichids and lemurs, in captivity.
Integrated Species Conservation and Management
04/11/13 - 08/11/13
Combining the expertise of academic staff from the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE) at the University of Kent with that of conservation practitioners from the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, this 5-day intensive course aims to equip participant...
Avian Egg Incubation Workshop
Dates to be Confirmed
Durrell Endangered Species Management Graduate Certificate (DESMAN) 2014
17/02/14 - 09/05/14
This 12 week course is designed to equip conservation professionals with a complete range of skills to maximise their effectiveness at managing or participating in conservation projects. You will learn the latest theory and practice of endangered species recovery, and...
Postgraduate Internship in Mauritius
01/05/13 - 30/08/13