Three crouching, 1 standing: Friends of Bats and Bushcare volunteers at Yarra Bend Park, Parks Victoria

PArticipant area

Coming Soon



  • 10 x Weekly classes (2.5 hours)
  • 3 x Field sessions  (4 hrs)
  • Certificate of completion issued for at least 80% attendance.


  • Over the age of 18
  • You live in either Melbourne or Melton council districts (for early 2019 program) 
  • No-prior knowledge or training required.
  • Willing to take part in extended feedback surveys.
  • Able to take part in Saturday field trips (3 during course, 4 hours in length)


  • $290 incl gst full fee (special discount for pilot programs)
  • $90 concession (full time student, healthcare card holder, pensioner)

Dates & Times


  • Melbourne: 21st Feb to 9th May 2019, Thursdays 6.30 – 9pm (breaks for Easter and ANZAC Day)
    *Three field sessions running Saturdays 8:30am – 1:00pm


  • Melton: 16th March to the 25th May 2019, Saturdays 9.30 – 12pm (breaks for Easter and ANZAC Day)
    *Three field sessions running Saturdays 1:00pm – 4:00pm



  • Melbourne will be based at Walmsley house, Royal Park, Parkville

*Field session venues TBA

  • Melton will be based at the Melton library and learning hub, Melton

*Field session venues TBA