The following is a listing of hours that the NWCOA Certification Committee has given various training opportunities.
Training is listed by calendar year. All training listed here does not require you to submit an agenda as the Committee has already received it. The only task you must do is to provide proof of attendance. Then apply the hours listed in the columns to your certification application or renewal form.
Wildlife Biology and Handling. Topics include information relating to life cycles, habits, and effects of Control on wildlife, health of wildlife, population dynamics, and habitat management. Care, Euthanasia, Diagnostics of Diseases and anything relating to the possession of an animal.
Topics include Methods, Equipment, Research, and Business Management.
Human Health, Safety and Community Relations.
Topics relating to the Human aspects of Wildlife Damage Management, including Zoonosis, Equipment Safety, Employee, Public and Client Safety, Risk Management, Legalities and other related topics.
What if a training is not listed?
If a training you have attended is not listed, and you would like to see if it meets NWCOA requirement, simply send a copy of the training agenda to goNWCOA@gmail.com, subject line CWCP Credit Hour Approval or PO BOX 655, Fredericksburg, VA 22404, attn.: CWCP Credit Hour Approval.
Be sure the agenda contains the following information:
1. Schedule with designation of hours for each section.
2. The person(s)/organization(s) that provided the training.