Exotics and Pet Stores Exotic Animal Management

In Winchester

£ 415 + VAT

Description

  • Typology

    Vocational qualification

  • Location

    Winchester

  • Duration

    3 Months

Description

This distance-learning course allows anyone already employed in the animal care industry to gain a recognised qualification in the husbandry and management of captive exotic animals.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Winchester (Hampshire)
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Westley Lane, Sparsholt, SO21 2NF

Starts

On request

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Course programme


Exotics and Pet Stores: Exotic Animal Management
This distance-learning course allows anyone already employed in the animal care industry to gain a recognised qualification in the husbandry and management of captive exotic animals.

The programme follows the Exotic Animal Management unit of the Edexcel BTEC National Diploma in Animal Management. The taxonomic groups discussed will be reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates.

The unit content will ensure that students possess the knowledge and practical expertise necessary to maintain these animals to the highest achievable standards of health and welfare.

Course features:
  • Four distance-learning packs, an induction day and residential weekend.
  • Ethics, welfare, legislation and biology.
  • Diversity, adoption, nutrition, handling and health.

Flexible options:

This is a distance-learning course. Assessments will be via written assignments and practical assessment at the residential weekend. Learning and tutorial support is available to all learners via telephone, email and the Moodle Virtual Classroom (click here). It will take approximately three months to complete the course.

Pre-course interview necessary:
No

2010 Induction day:
9 Jan 10

2010 Residential weekend:
20-21 March 10

2010 course end date:
16 Apr 10

Time of day:
Advised on enrolment

Course fee:
£390.00 (accommodation may be available
but is not included in the course fee).

Registration fee:
£25.00

Fee Remission:
No

Course Facts at a glance:
Course Code:
VQEXOTIC/P11

Duration:
3 Months

Exotics and Pet Stores Exotic Animal Management

£ 415 + VAT