YL7 SFA - Community Learning

CL Introduction to the Care of Exotics


The sessions will be spilt into two three-hour sessions this will include one hour of theory, one hour of practical finishing with another hour of theory which will also include a recap and a quiz on the sessions discussed that day

Suitable for anyone with an interest in exotic animal species course includes and introduction to reptiles and their classification, their feeding requirements, housing needs, and health and disease and handling with practical animal handling and health checks to help cement learning


Am I Ready?

An interest in reptiles

Course Details

Reptile classification

Reptile handling

Reptile feeding and nutrition

Reptile housing needs

Reptile health and disease


Practical observation and end of course quiz

Additional Information

PPE will be needed but this can be provided, proof of tetanus vaccination, pens and paper for note taking


Your Next Steps

Level 1 diploma working in land based (animal care)

Level 2 technical diploma in animal care


Course Details
Code: RSF00157 Type: Part Time Duration: 2 weeks Dates: 19 April 2023 Day: Wednesday Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Entry Requirements: See “Am I Ready?”
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