For over 25 years Hessilhead has cared for Scotland's injured and orphaned wildlife, aiming to rescue, treat, rehabilitate and release birds and animals back to the wild





Sunday 23rd April 2017
Saturday 6th May 2017
Saturday 19th August 2017
Sunday 15th October 2017

Suitable for vets, vet nurses, students and anyone interested in wildlife rehabilitation

The above full day course will cost £20 for Hessilhead members and £40 for non members. Registration at 10.15, end approx 4pm. Please bring a packed lunch. Tea and coffee provided. Will include practical sessions to give experience handling a variety of patients confidently and safely, with tips on how to examine and transport these patients. Also suggestions for feeding, housing and assessment for release, and how things can easily go wrong!


Sunday 14th May 2017
Saturday 27th May 2017

The above course will run from 2pm till 4pm. £10 for Hessilhead members, £20 for non members

HEDGEHOGS in care and in the wild

Sunday 30th July 2017
Saturday 5th August 2017

The above course will run from 2pm till 4pm. £10 for Hessilhead members, £20 for non members

BAT CARE followed by a BAT WALK

Thursday 10th August 2017
Thursday 17th August 2017

This event will start at 8.30pm. £10 for Hessilhead members, £20 for non members. Bring a torch.

Click here to download a booking form booking form

4 Responses to Courses

  1. emmae says:

    Hi I recently booked onto two courses First Aid for wildlife and a hand rearing course. I cannot remember the dates please could you forward these to me
    Thanks Emma Jenkins

  2. AAmanda Perrymanda says:

    Hi there, I would like to book on the course for Wildlife Rehabilitation on the 27th September. I was on Facebook but the link for tickets didn’t work. Please let me know what I should do to register and pay. Thanks, Amanda

    • Ian Gormlie says:

      Hi Aamanda, The link takes you to the courses page which you appeared to have got to. It’s at
      There’s a booking form that you can download (see the link near the bottom of the page). Alternatively you can just go to our Charity Choice page. Just enter the amount in the donation box and give all your details including the name of the course in the “Your Donation Message” box.
      Please feel free to call us on 01505 502415 to ensure that places are still available.

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