Exotic Animal Husbandry - Reptiles and Amphibians

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Agriculture and Animal Care

Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Part Time Evening
Location

Location
Usk Campus

Fees

Fees
£30

Start Date

Start Date
17 November 2021

Day(s)

Day(s)
Wednesday

Start Time

Start Time
17:00

End Time

End Time
20:00

Duration

Duration
1 day

In a nutshell

Exotic animals are becoming increasingly popular, which means there is a growing need for people with the specialist skills to take good care of them. This course is designed to prepare you for caring for a range of exotic animals so that you can enjoy a varied and fulfilling role working with the animals you love or feel confident in taking care of them at home.

This course is for...

... individuals who own or are looking to take on reptiles or amphibians

... those who want to see if a career with animals is for them

... anyone with a keen interest in exotic species

... providing you with an overview of looking after exotic animals.

Course content

This part-time evening course covers the care and husbandry requirements of a range of exotic reptiles and amphibians to meet the 'Five Animal Need's.

It includes theory and practical elements, cover topics such as:

  • enclosure design and set up
  • heat and lighting requirements
  • enrichment
  • and management.

You can expect to get 'hands-on' with practical animal handling and feeding during this course, leaving you with the skills and knowledge to care for a range of exotic animals.

 

Entry Requirements

No prior experience is required for this course, but you must be aged 16 years or older and have a keen interest in exotic animals.

Additional information

The course runs during the evening between 5pm-8pm and is split into three sections

  1. practical theory
  2. practical animal husbandry
  3. feeding and accommodation workshop.

USCE3227AA
Usk Campus
(Part Time Evening)
Start Date: 17 November 2021

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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