Arachnid Course

Practical, educational and life transforming


This Arachnid course can adapted to suit any group, venue or schedule. HeldĀ over 1 or 2 days, and consists of a series of lectures, followed by practical fieldwork. Participants complete a workbook which consists of a multiple choice question section and interpretational section for each of the 4 arachnids groups covered in the course.


Course includes lectures, all training materials, writing and drawing instruments, refreshments and certificate. This course covers the following groups of arachnids:

  • Spiders
  • Scorpions
  • Red Roman Spiders (Solifugids)
  • Tailless Whipscorpions (Amblypygids)


  • Participants must be reasonably fit and mobile.
  • This course is not suitable for children under the age of 12 years of age.
  • Courses are limited to 24 people.
  • No prior knowledge of arachnids is required.
  • All training material is provided.
  • Bring walking shoes, water bottle, hat, sun screen.

Supported By

  • Presentations
  • Practical fieldwork
  • Arachnid Course Workbook
  • Free Posters

This Course Focuses Upon

  • Spiders
  • Scorpions
  • Roman Spiders (Solifugids)
  • Tailless Whipscorpoins (Amblypygids)

Suitable for

  • Field Guides training
  • Trackers
  • Nature Guides
  • Special Interest Groups
  • General Public
  • Honorary Rangers
  • Fund raising events
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