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Hampshire DofE – Advanced Rangers Academy

The Advanced Ranger Academy Course is specially designed for DofE Gold Award students who have started their career path into the animal industry. The course content provides students with exclusive opportunities including working with the Yorkshire Wildlife Park (YWP) veterinary surgeon and behind the scenes access. The department has won British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA) education awards for the Ranger Academy course. Students will also get the chance to work with the YWP staff team across all animal sections.

What’s included?

* Accommodation less than 10 minutes from YWP
* All meals
* Transport from and to Winchester (if required)
* All transfers to and from the zoo
* Animal enrichment workshops
* Animal training workshops
* Practical experiences with the YWP staff team across all animal sections
* Behind-the-scenes with the vet team and animal manager

What’s involved?
* This 5-day residential combines theory with practical zoo experience, with a focus on key transferable skills.
* Getting up close and personal with a range of animals
* Teamwork and small group work
* Presentations
* Leadership
* Problem solving
* Get to know other participants
* Graduation
* Details and booking

For more information on the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Gold Residential, contact: [email protected] or to book visit our booking site.

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park
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