About this event
The course will include decision making on what is, the most appropriate response, first aid to stabilize the animal and re-floating techniques. Practical session on the beach with whale pontoon and life sized whale and dolphin models.
IWDG accredited course open to all.
€ 30 for members refreshing their knowledge. Must have completed the course before.
€50 for active IWDG members
€80 for non-members
Galway Atlantaquaria, National Aquarium of Ireland
Seapoint Promenade, Galway, Galway, H91 T2FD
Participants should bring wet or dry suit if intending to enter the water. Following this course participants will be aware of current best practice and hopefully have the confidence to make an informed decision if ever face to face with a beached whale or dolphin.
Please note that lunch is not provided.