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Certificate in

Reptile Zoology

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Course Overview

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Payment Plan

This course can be paid off through an interest free payment plan of between $20 – $30 per week. Alternatively, this course qualifies for a discount for upfront payment.

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COURSE DURATION

2 key modules and make up 18 lessons. The amount of study time required to complete this course is approximately 200 hours of study.

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TUTOR SUPPORT

Just because you are studying online, doesn’t mean you are studying alone. Feel totally supported with access to full tutor support over the phone and via email 6 days a week.

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CERTIFICATION

This certificate is accredited through the International Approval & Registration Centre (IARC). A non-profit, global organisation to help you gain employment.

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24/7 ACCESS

Online 24/7 access to your course allowing you to study when it suits your schedule. When you are ready to study, the learning management system is ready to teach.

Do you have a passion for wildlife? Are you one of those individuals that find snakes and lizards fascinating?

Then look no further and welcome to our Reptile Zoology course! Here in Australia we are very lucky to have a beautiful variety of native reptiles and amphibians.

In this course, you will learn all about snakes, frogs, crocs and more! Learn about their biology, anatomy, general healthcare and habitats. The course also includes general zoo keeping units including captive husbandry and safe animal handling/care.

This course is a wonderful starting place for someone looking at a career in working with these animals! Start with our course, get into the industry and then perhaps even make the jump into University when you are ready!

Course Outline

Module 1 – Zookeeping

  • The Nature and Scope of Zoos
  • Occupational Health and Safety in Zoos
  • Captive Husbandry – Nutrition and Feeding
  • Captive Husbandry – Health
  • Captive Husbandry – Reproduction
  • Captive Husbandry – Behaviour and Enrichment
  • Human-Animal Interactions
  • Enclosure Design and Maintenance
  • Problem-based Learning Project – Environmental Enrichment

Module 2 – Herpetology

  • Introduction to Herpetology
  • Class Reptilia (Reptiles)
  • Reptile Biology
  • Class Amphibia (Amphibians)
  • Amphibian Biology
  • Ecology of Reptiles
  • Ecology of Amphibians
  • Conservation Issues
  • Keeping Reptiles and Amphibians
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