Kanyana runs many training courses for both the public and our volunteers.
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.
Learn all about handling and caring for sick bobtails lizards. These courses are held twice a year and are advertised on our website and calendar.
Baby Bird Workshop
Learn how to identify different species of baby birds, and what to do if you find one. These courses are held annually and are advertised on our website and calendar.
FOR VOLUNTEERS ONLY
Training on shift on how to correctly and safely handle birds while minimising stress on both the bird and handler
Basic Tube Feeding
Learn the manual skills on how to hold a bird correctly while inserting a tube to feed them. This is essential in wildlife care for birds that will not or cannot feed themselves. Prerequisite: Bird Handling
Advanced Tube Feeding
Learn how to feed difficult parrots, importance of checking crops, weaning techniques and more. Prerequisite: Basic Tube Feeding
Learn how to work from the treatment board and administering oral medications. Prerequisite: Bird Handling, Advanced Tube Feeding
Learn how to give injections and assess new wildlife patients. Prerequisite: Treatment Assistant