The international master's programme for Wildlife Hazard Prevention (WHP) Specialists is a continuing vocational training that is spread over two years. It includes 5 weeks of lessons, 2 weeks of traineeship at Geneva International Airport and 1 week of examination preparation.
Each student must provide a sustained personal work, through the achievement of a master's study that consists of a wildlife hazard prevention concept for an airport and includes a bibliographical study, a preliminary study and a term paper.
Upon course completion, participants should be able to analyze an airport situation in terms of bird hazard prevention and wildlife management and to give advice on passive methods of environmental management and active prevention techniques o be used against animals representing a risk for aviation, depending on the specific characteristics of the given airport.
With such a masters degree, a WHP Specialist can be employed as an airport's specialist but also as an independent consultant or a wildlife hazard prevention specialist in a research department related to airport safety or in ecological technology.
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