Introduction to Aquatics


This one day course is ideal for those new to fishkeeping or planning to start their own aquarium.  You should be age 19+ to attend this course.

The course will develop your knowledge and skills to promote the health and welfare of cold water fish.

Course Content - What will I learn?

The course will cover the following theoretical and practical elements:

o Common aquatic species kept in the UK
o Health check regimes for aquaria – common diseases of flora and fauna
o Setting up aquaria – substrate, fixtures and fittings, stocking density
o Maintaining aquaria – water quality tests and maintenance

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16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

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Contact our Admissions team to find out more about student fees and how they might apply to you.

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