Wildlife conservation is something that has been at the forefront of environmental science and sustainability strategies recently; as there is increasing awareness of the pressure we have placed on wildlife to cope in their changing environment and reduction in food availability.

The Wildlife Conservation course has been developed to give you the skills to undertake conservation research and be able to formulate plans for conserving ecosystems and feeding requirements for a range of wildlife.

If you would like to start your career in wildlife and look forward to understanding more about the environment and how to protect it, then the wildlife Conservation course will be a very rewarding course for you to take on and establish your career in a growing industry.


Course Outline
Course Code: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Online & Correspondence
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Introduction to Wildlife Conservation
  2. Recovery of Threatened Species
  3. Habitat Conservation
  4. Approaches to Conservation of Threatened Wildlife
  5. Vegetation Surveys
  6. Fauna Surveys
  7. Marine Conservation
  8. Planning for Wildlife
  9. Management
  10. Wildlife Conservation Project
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • Develop a concept of the guiding principles of wildlife conservation and the threats to wildlife.
  • Determine the principles and approaches used towards species recovery.
  • Discuss the principles of habitat conservation with regards to fragmentation, restoration and the use of protected areas.
  • Describe and discuss the various approaches used to conserve threatened species and ecosystems.
  • Appreciate the range of flora survey techniques that have been developed to sample flora for the purposes of conservation.
  • Discuss and differentiate between fauna survey techniques that have been developed to sample fauna for the purposes of conservation.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the consequences of overexploitation. Discuss and differentiate between marine surveys techniques used to conserve marine species.
  • Discuss and differentiate the range of planning tools available for farming, urban and residential planning to help conserve wildlife.
  • Identify various management techniques used to conserve wildlife.
  • Develop a wildlife recovery plan for a species under threat.