This 3 day course is suitable for the complete novice and any falconers wishing to work through the Award standard. This is very much hands on and supported by theory and completion of a work book where a candidate aims to submit evidence for a formal assessment.
3 day falconry course’ working towards certificated LANTRA Award
Beginning Falconry 3 day course – Please call to discuss course dates and availability prior to purchase.
This 3 day course is suitable for the complete novice and any falconers wishing to work through and towards the LANTRA Technical Award standard. The three days is very much hands on learning how to handle, weigh, carry,feed, and train a hawk. The practical aspects would also need to be supported by theory and completion of a work book where a candidate aims to submit evidence for a formal assessment, and this may need to be undertaken in the candidates own time. This course covers topics within the mandatory units only which include Bird of prey management & husbandry and basic falconry techniques.
The Award provides learners with the opportunity:
- To demonstrate all aspects of bird of prey management and husbandry up to flying to the fist on a line or creance
- To demonstrate practical skills necessary to keep a bird of prey in a safe and healthy condition
- To demonstrate an understanding of relevant background knowledge
Courses must be pre-booked by calling 01606 851873 or 07974064078. Completion of a candidate assessment form is required prior to learning. Course days can be split over several weeks or undertaken consecutively. Courses are delivered mainly on week days.
Sensible outdoor clothing must be worn when visiting the centre.
Suitable for adults only.