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Insect Week returns in 2022

FSC Beginners Guide to Terrestrial Invertebrates

This free course aims to introduce learners to the terrestrial insect orders found in the UK and the morphological features used to differentiate them. This course equips learners with the basic knowledge needed to begin their journey into the further study of the UK’s terrestrial invertebrate fauna.

  • 2 Module online course for adults, with a weekly time commitment of 3-5 hours per module.
  • Access to study content, activities and auto-graded assignments through the FSC virtual learning platform.
  • E-certificate upon course completion.
  • Please note that this course is NOT a species identification course.
  • Please email [email protected] if you have any questions.

This course is aimed at adults only and course attendees must be at least 18 years old in order to attend.


Register on the Field Studies Council website.

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