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Exotic Animal Care Level 3

Open Study College
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379 GBP
English
Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

Unit 1: History of Exotic Pets

  • Explain the development of the exotic pet trade and the problems associated with it
  • Evaluate concerns with conservation
  • Describe the purpose of CITES
  • Analyse legislation surrounding the keeping of exotic pets

Unit 2: Care of Chipmunks, Chinchillas and Degus

  • Describe the basic anatomy of these exotic pets
  • Evaluate the husbandry requirements to achieve the welfare needs of chipmunks, chinchillas and degus
  • Describe the importance of correct nutrition for the species
  • Explain the common medical disease seen in the range of exotic pets

Unit 3: Care of Sugar gliders, Ferrets and Pygmy Hedgehogs

  • Describe the basic anatomy of these exotic pets
  • Evaluate the husbandry requirements to achieve the welfare needs of sugar gliders, ferrets and pygmy hedgehogs
  • Describe the importance of correct nutrition for the species
  • Explain the common medical disease seen in the range of exotic pets

Unit 4: Care of Tortoises, Turtles and Frogs and Toads

  • Describe the basic anatomy of these exotic pets
  • Evaluate the husbandry requirements to achieve the welfare needs of tortoises, turtles and snakes
  • Describe the importance of correct nutrition for the species
  • Explain the common medical disease seen in the range of exotic pets

Unit 5: Care of Lizards and Snakes

  • Describe the basic anatomy of these exotic pets
  • Evaluate the husbandry requirements to achieve the welfare needs of lizards
  • Describe the importance of correct nutrition for the species
  • Explain the common medical disease seen in the range of exotic pets

Unit 6: Care of cage and aviary birds

  • Describe the basic anatomy of these exotic pets
  • Evaluate the husbandry requirements to achieve the welfare needs of cage and aviary birds
  • Describe the importance of correct nutrition for the species
  • Explain the common medical disease seen in the range of exotic pets

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Pay Now: GBP 379.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 71.85 with a deposit of GBP
47.90 totalling 479

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