FSC BioLinks Development Plan for Training Provision [version 3].
BioLinks is an upcoming Field Studies Council biodiversity project. One key outcome of which is to facilitate the development of volunteers to a high competency level in the identification and recording of a selected range of difficult-to-identify and data-deficient species groups. This report presents the training locations for volunteers, the BioLinks volunteer learning pathway, the activities for volunteer development, and the Focus Species Group training course types. Also presented are the structured course pathways for the eight focus species groups.