A two day course that has both theory and practical sessions. This course is only available to those enroled on the IFM Certifiate Course. If you would like to enrol on the course please go back to the home page.

The course is lead by Ian Wellby and Paul Coulson of the IFM Training Team and is a great opportunity to back up your knowledge with some valuable practical skills.

The format for the weekend is as follows


Session 1 – Freshwater Biology

Session 2 – Water quality

Session 3 – Monitoring

Session 4 – Q&A with tutors

Session 5 – Practical Demonstration 1 (netting)



Session 6 – Angling & Recreation 

Session 7 – Habitat Management 

Session 8 – Predation Management 

Session 9 –  Q&A with tutors.

Session 10 –  Practical Demonstration 2 (electric fishing) 


All learning materials are provided but students must bring their own waders and waterproofs as well as lunch.

If you would like any more information before booking please get in touch with Paul on paul.coulson@ifm.org.uk