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Reptile Studies Diploma Level 3 (Without practical)

Overview

Key Points

  • Explore the issues of captive breeding
  • Understand the anatomy and physiology of reptiles
  • Gain knowledge on reptile health and welfare

 

  • Complete your course within a couple of months
  • Expert tutor support to guide your learning
  • Progress with your learning any time, anywhere

About your Course

The Reptile Studies Diploma Level 3 qualification is a comprehensive course that deepens your understanding of reptile welfare and conservation. Exploring up-to-date research on the best way to keep reptiles as pets to ensure a high quality of life.

This qualification is an excellent training course for anyone who is working towards a career working with animals. Whether that’s working as a part of veterinary practice, animal charity, as an animal welfare officers or pet shop owner.

Throughout the course, you’ll expand on your understanding of reptiles and their needs. From the biological structure and bodily systems to animal enrichment, correct housing and nutritional needs. As well as modules deepening your knowledge on captive breeding and legislation surrounding caregiving for reptiles.

In addition to this, you’ll learn to explore issues relating to the protection of reptiles. You’ll gain an understanding of the causes that threaten their safety and analyse what the future may hold for them.

Upon completion of this course you’ll have gained specialist knowledge on reptile care, helping you secure employment within animal care.

Getting Started

Enrolling on an online course gives you the flexibility to progress with your learning at a pace that suits you. Allowing you to advance your knowledge of Reptile Welfare no matter what your schedule is like. So, you’re able to develop the knowledge needed to actively pursue an animal care related career.

learndirect is the UK’s leading distance learning providers. Our online courses allow you to learn from anywhere, at any time. Simply log in and begin learning whenever the time is right.

If you have any questions or require support, you will have full access to our student support and tutor teams. There are also flexible payment methods available and you can start the minute you enrol.

You’re able to realise your ambitions with minimal impact on your current schedule. Whether you study during your lunch break, on the weekends or after the school-run, it’s completely up to you.

Modules

The qualification will include all elements involved in the units. However, assignments are designed so you’re able to complete multiple tasks together where possible. Therefore, you’ll see a different number of assignments in your personal portfolio; you will still cover all units and complete the whole qualification.

Unit 1: What is a Reptile? Taxonomy, Biology and Physiology

  • Introduction to reptiles
  • Learn the evolutionary history of reptiles
  • Understand the biological and physiological characteristics of reptiles

Unit 2: Reptiles as pets: Legal and Ethical issues

  • Understand the appeal of keeping reptiles as pets
  • Learn about the legalities of keeping reptiles

Unit 3: Staying alive: General Health and Welfare needs

  • Explore the welfare needs of reptiles
  • Identify common illnesses and preventative measures
  • Understand how to treat sick reptiles
  • Learn about biological reptile requirements

Unit 4: Captive breeding: Exploring the issues

  • Examine the process and procedures of captive breeding
  • Evaluate the implications of captive breeding on reptile conservation and welfare

Unit 5: For sale: An overview of the international reptile trade

  • Exploring trade networks
  • Understanding supply and demand

Unit 6: Conservation: A global perspective on reptile survival

  • Analyse the future of reptiles
  • Understand how reptiles have survived for millions of years
  • Exploring the causes that threaten reptiles

Requirements

The minimum age for access to this qualification is 16 years of age.

No previous experience or qualifications are needed for this course. The learner should possess a keen interest in reptile care and welfare.

You’ll also need to have a stable internet connection and laptop you’re able to progress through the course. The estimated Study time for this course is 60 hours.

Assessment

When studying your Reptile Studies Diploma Level 3 you’ll be assessed internally by our qualified experts. 

Once you have successfully completed all your assessments you will receive your certificate of completion alongside your qualification.

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Reptile Studies Diploma Level 3 (Without practical).

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

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  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.

Developing your career

Gaining the Reptile Studies Diploma Level 3 gives you specialist knowledge for anyone seeking employment in animal care. Your qualification can help you find employment in veterinary practises and animal charities or as animal welfare officers and pet shop assistant.

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Key Points

  • Explore the issues of captive breeding
  • Understand the anatomy and physiology of reptiles
  • Gain knowledge on reptile health and welfare

 

  • Complete your course within a couple of months
  • Expert tutor support to guide your learning
  • Progress with your learning any time, anywhere

About your Course

The Reptile Studies Diploma Level 3 qualification is a comprehensive course that deepens your understanding of reptile welfare and conservation. Exploring up-to-date research on the best way to keep reptiles as pets to ensure a high quality of life.

This qualification is an excellent training course for anyone who is working towards a career working with animals. Whether that’s working as a part of veterinary practice, animal charity, as an animal welfare officers or pet shop owner.

Throughout the course, you’ll expand on your understanding of reptiles and their needs. From the biological structure and bodily systems to animal enrichment, correct housing and nutritional needs. As well as modules deepening your knowledge on captive breeding and legislation surrounding caregiving for reptiles.

In addition to this, you’ll learn to explore issues relating to the protection of reptiles. You’ll gain an understanding of the causes that threaten their safety and analyse what the future may hold for them.

Upon completion of this course you’ll have gained specialist knowledge on reptile care, helping you secure employment within animal care.

Getting Started

Enrolling on an online course gives you the flexibility to progress with your learning at a pace that suits you. Allowing you to advance your knowledge of Reptile Welfare no matter what your schedule is like. So, you’re able to develop the knowledge needed to actively pursue an animal care related career.

learndirect is the UK’s leading distance learning providers. Our online courses allow you to learn from anywhere, at any time. Simply log in and begin learning whenever the time is right.

If you have any questions or require support, you will have full access to our student support and tutor teams. There are also flexible payment methods available and you can start the minute you enrol.

You’re able to realise your ambitions with minimal impact on your current schedule. Whether you study during your lunch break, on the weekends or after the school-run, it’s completely up to you.

The qualification will include all elements involved in the units. However, assignments are designed so you’re able to complete multiple tasks together where possible. Therefore, you’ll see a different number of assignments in your personal portfolio; you will still cover all units and complete the whole qualification.

Unit 1: What is a Reptile? Taxonomy, Biology and Physiology

  • Introduction to reptiles
  • Learn the evolutionary history of reptiles
  • Understand the biological and physiological characteristics of reptiles

Unit 2: Reptiles as pets: Legal and Ethical issues

  • Understand the appeal of keeping reptiles as pets
  • Learn about the legalities of keeping reptiles

Unit 3: Staying alive: General Health and Welfare needs

  • Explore the welfare needs of reptiles
  • Identify common illnesses and preventative measures
  • Understand how to treat sick reptiles
  • Learn about biological reptile requirements

Unit 4: Captive breeding: Exploring the issues

  • Examine the process and procedures of captive breeding
  • Evaluate the implications of captive breeding on reptile conservation and welfare

Unit 5: For sale: An overview of the international reptile trade

  • Exploring trade networks
  • Understanding supply and demand

Unit 6: Conservation: A global perspective on reptile survival

  • Analyse the future of reptiles
  • Understand how reptiles have survived for millions of years
  • Exploring the causes that threaten reptiles

The minimum age for access to this qualification is 16 years of age.

No previous experience or qualifications are needed for this course. The learner should possess a keen interest in reptile care and welfare.

You’ll also need to have a stable internet connection and laptop you’re able to progress through the course. The estimated Study time for this course is 60 hours.

When studying your Reptile Studies Diploma Level 3 you’ll be assessed internally by our qualified experts. 

Once you have successfully completed all your assessments you will receive your certificate of completion alongside your qualification.

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Reptile Studies Diploma Level 3 (Without practical).

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.

Gaining the Reptile Studies Diploma Level 3 gives you specialist knowledge for anyone seeking employment in animal care. Your qualification can help you find employment in veterinary practises and animal charities or as animal welfare officers and pet shop assistant.

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