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Aquarium and Fishkeeping

Overview

About the Level 2 Aquarium and Fishkeeping Certificate

If you don’t know your freshwater fish from your tropical ones, then maybe this Level 2 course in aquariums and fishkeeping is for you. Keeping fish can be a relaxing hobby and can have many other benefits. However, if you are interested in keeping or working with fish, then you will have to make sure you know all there is to know about caring for them.

This course is spread out over seven fascinating, fish-filled modules. These units cover everything from fish anatomy and successful breeding, to water temperature, biological filtration and the importance of ornamental materials. Altogether the course should take around 110 hours to complete, how at learndirect, we recommend you take all the time you need.

Who should study this course?

This course has been designed for individuals who want to work in, or keep their own aquarium. You may already own fish and want to broaden your knowledge or you may be planning to start an aquarium from scratch.

As with all of our home study courses here at learndirect, there are no prerequisites in place. This means you don’t need any prior experience before you enrol. All we ask is that you have an interest in aquariums and access to our online platform.

What happens after the course?

If you enjoyed studying this course, you may want to embark on another program. At learndirect we have a variety of different courses available. If you are interested in animal courses in particular, you will have plenty to choose from.

When you finish the course you will be able to start your own aquarium. You will be able to responsibly care for and nourish your fish. If you want to work with fish and aquariums, this qualification will look great on your CV. Related jobs include:

  • Fishkeeping
  • Fish farming
  • Marine biologist

For more information about this course, give us a call on this number: 0800 101 901

Modules

Orientation

Terminology

Measures

Symbols

The Aquaria Hobby

Equipment

Water

Anatomy

Selection

Breeding

The Total Aquarium

Maintenance

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at upto £30.00)

What is NCFE

NCFE is the UK's longest established awarding body, recognised as a highly professional and responsive organisation, committed to maintaining excellent customer service and a friendly approach.

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE. The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE Award certificate of achievement.

For more information on this award, click here

About the Level 2 Aquarium and Fishkeeping Certificate

If you don’t know your freshwater fish from your tropical ones, then maybe this Level 2 course in aquariums and fishkeeping is for you. Keeping fish can be a relaxing hobby and can have many other benefits. However, if you are interested in keeping or working with fish, then you will have to make sure you know all there is to know about caring for them.

This course is spread out over seven fascinating, fish-filled modules. These units cover everything from fish anatomy and successful breeding, to water temperature, biological filtration and the importance of ornamental materials. Altogether the course should take around 110 hours to complete, how at learndirect, we recommend you take all the time you need.

Who should study this course?

This course has been designed for individuals who want to work in, or keep their own aquarium. You may already own fish and want to broaden your knowledge or you may be planning to start an aquarium from scratch.

As with all of our home study courses here at learndirect, there are no prerequisites in place. This means you don’t need any prior experience before you enrol. All we ask is that you have an interest in aquariums and access to our online platform.

What happens after the course?

If you enjoyed studying this course, you may want to embark on another program. At learndirect we have a variety of different courses available. If you are interested in animal courses in particular, you will have plenty to choose from.

When you finish the course you will be able to start your own aquarium. You will be able to responsibly care for and nourish your fish. If you want to work with fish and aquariums, this qualification will look great on your CV. Related jobs include:

  • Fishkeeping
  • Fish farming
  • Marine biologist

For more information about this course, give us a call on this number: 0800 101 901

Modules

Orientation

Terminology

Measures

Symbols

The Aquaria Hobby

Equipment

Water

Anatomy

Selection

Breeding

The Total Aquarium

Maintenance

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at upto £30.00)

What is NCFE

NCFE is the UK's longest established awarding body, recognised as a highly professional and responsive organisation, committed to maintaining excellent customer service and a friendly approach.

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE. The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE Award certificate of achievement.

For more information on this award, click here

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