Kanyana runs many training courses for both the public and our volunteers. Upcoming training courses for Kanyana volunteers are published on the hospital’s notice board. Courses available to the public will be advertised via Facebook.
FOR VOLUNTEERS AND THE PUBLIC
Fauna First Aid Courses
Learn how to catch and restrain wildlife, make an assessment, administer first aid, how to package for transport to a wildlife rehabilitation facility. This course is ideal for mine site employees and those working in remote areas. The course is limited to small groups of 5-12 participants only, and costs $350pp. If you have a minimum of five people, we can arrange a date suitable for you. Contact us to book.
Friday 10th January
Thursday 16th April
Monday 13th July
FOR KANYANA’S VOLUNTEERS AND OTHER WILDLIFE CARERS ON APPLICATION
Remaining in 2019 (see posters on display in the hospital):
Basic Tube Feeding:
Learn the manual skill of holding a bird correctly while inserting a tube to feed it. T his is essential in wildlife care for birds that will not or cannot feed themselves. Prerequisite: Bird Handling. In 2019 courses will be held on Saturday 27th April, Sunday 18th August, and Sunday 13th October. All courses run from 0900-1200. These courses are open to members of other wildlife centres, but prior arrangements need to be made.
Advanced Tube Feeding:
Learn how to feed difficult parrots, the importance of checking crops, weaning techniques and more. Prerequisite: Basic Tube Feeding. In 2019 the course dates will be Sunday 17th March, Sunday 21st July and Saturday 23rd November. All courses run from 0900-1100