Introduction to Exotics Husbandry


The ownership of exotic pets has become increasing popular in recent years. Many exotic pets need a carefully controlled environment and a specialist diet. If you are considering keeping an exotic animal as a pet or are interested in working with exotics, our one day course will provde you with the backgound knowledge and basic practical skills to look after them safely and appropriately.  You need to be age 19+ to attend this course.

Course Content - What will I learn?

The course will be a mix of theory and practical covering the following:

Legal and ethical sourcing of exotic animal species
Legal standards for transportation of exotic animal species
Specialist feeding recommendations for exotic animals
Preparing accommodation to meet exotic animal’s environmental requirements
Routine cleaning and hygiene procedures
Handling and restraint of exotic animals

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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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