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Reptile Studies Level 3 Award (RQF)

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Reptile Studies Level 3 Award (RQF)

Key Points

  • Learn about reptile care, welfare and behaviour.
  • Study modern conservation efforts for reptile species.
  • Discover and learn about the biology of reptiles.
  • Gain a regulated qualification.
  • Study 100% online.


About your Course

The Level 3 Award in Reptile Studies is an Ofqual regulated qualification and is split into 2 units. During the qualification you will learn about the behavioural, welfare and care needs of reptile species around the world.

The qualification will teach learners the importance of reptile conservation, research and keeping.

The qualification is suitable for reptile owners and those aged over 16 or who are working in animal welfare, animal charity organisations or pet shops.

All the material is readily available once you enrol, so you’re able to start studying right away!

Getting Started

learndirect is the UK’s leading online course provider. Our online courses give you the flexibility to engage with your studies whenever suits you best.

The benefit of online learning means that you can plan your studies around your existing commitments. So, you’re able to progress with your learning in a way that works for you, without the stressful balancing act. With no classes to attend or a timetable to stick to, you’re in control of the pace and place of your learning.

What’s more, we have dedicated and experienced online tutors to support you throughout your course. As well as all the material being readily available as soon as you enrol so you’re able to start right away.

Unit 1: Reptile Biology, Behaviour and Conservation
On completing this first unit, students will be able to:

  • Develop an understanding of the biology of reptiles.
  • Learn about the in-situ conservation efforts for reptiles.
  • Understand how to identify certain behaviours in reptiles.

Unit 2: Reptile Care and Welfare
On completing this second unit, students will be able to:

  • Understand how to provide optimal care for a variety of reptile species.
  • Gain an understanding of reptile welfare and how to promote it.

This qualification will be delivered online, and it is available to start at any time. Enrolment remains valid for 2 years. This course takes a total qualification time of around 100 hours which includes 80 Guided-Learning Hours. Students can complete this at their own pace.

To successfully gain the Level 3 Award in Reptile Studies, students must achieve 10 credits.
You will be assessed through internal assessments conducted online at the end of each unit and assessed by one of our qualified animal tutors.
 
When are you assessed?

As you are in control of how you learn, you are also in charge of when you hand in your assignments.

This enables you to take as long as you need to thoroughly understand the unit before completing any assignments.  

 

Gatehouse Awards

Gatehouse Awards logo

Upon successful completion, you will be awarded a Level 3 Award in Reptile Studies, an Ofqual regulated qualification (Qualification code: 603/7711/2) by the awarding organisation Gatehouse Awards LTD.

Gatehouse Awards Ltd is an industry-leading Awarding Organisation recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, England (Ofqual)

Gatehouse Awards Ltd is a leading awarding body recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, England (Ofqual). They also have a significant international presence providing language testing services.

This Level 3 Award in Reptile Studies is designed to equip learners with the most up to date research and best practice for Reptile care and welfare.

It is aimed at candidates who want to develop their learning and understanding to inform their development or professional practice. It is designed to be flexible to meet the real-life needs of those who are currently working in the animal care industry or for those who have a particular interest in reptile species.

This Ofqual regulated and nationally recognised qualification will show employers that you have up-to-date knowledge and understanding of the care, behaviour, and welfare of reptiles. On completion of this qualification, you may consider further learning on the subject, and we have a range of courses to suit your needs. This study will also support those currently working with reptiles or who are owners of reptiles.

ZSL Fellowship

By studying for a Zookeeping Level 3 Diploma (RQF), you not only enhance your career prospects, but you can also become eligible for ZSL Fellowship. The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is an international conservation charity that is dedicated to ensuring that wildlife habitats continue to thrive.

Through science, field conservation and the work of ZSL London and ZSL Whipsnade Zoos, habitats are getting the help they need, continuously tackling the challenges that come their way. By undertaking the Zookeeping Level 3 Diploma (RQF), you can apply for a Fellowship. If successful, you will get unlimited access to both zoos and borrowing rights to zoological texts.

Also, if you undergo your practical training at ZSL London, you may have an opportunity to apply for a job role at the zoo should you be successful. The career possibilities are far and wide.

Reptile Studies Level 3 Award (RQF)

Key Points

  • Learn about reptile care, welfare and behaviour.
  • Study modern conservation efforts for reptile species.
  • Discover and learn about the biology of reptiles.
  • Gain a regulated qualification.
  • Study 100% online.


About your Course

The Level 3 Award in Reptile Studies is an Ofqual regulated qualification and is split into 2 units. During the qualification you will learn about the behavioural, welfare and care needs of reptile species around the world.

The qualification will teach learners the importance of reptile conservation, research and keeping.

The qualification is suitable for reptile owners and those aged over 16 or who are working in animal welfare, animal charity organisations or pet shops.

All the material is readily available once you enrol, so you’re able to start studying right away!

Getting Started

learndirect is the UK’s leading online course provider. Our online courses give you the flexibility to engage with your studies whenever suits you best.

The benefit of online learning means that you can plan your studies around your existing commitments. So, you’re able to progress with your learning in a way that works for you, without the stressful balancing act. With no classes to attend or a timetable to stick to, you’re in control of the pace and place of your learning.

What’s more, we have dedicated and experienced online tutors to support you throughout your course. As well as all the material being readily available as soon as you enrol so you’re able to start right away.

Modules

Unit 1: Reptile Biology, Behaviour and Conservation
On completing this first unit, students will be able to:

  • Develop an understanding of the biology of reptiles.
  • Learn about the in-situ conservation efforts for reptiles.
  • Understand how to identify certain behaviours in reptiles.

Unit 2: Reptile Care and Welfare
On completing this second unit, students will be able to:

  • Understand how to provide optimal care for a variety of reptile species.
  • Gain an understanding of reptile welfare and how to promote it.

Requirements

This qualification will be delivered online, and it is available to start at any time. Enrolment remains valid for 2 years. This course takes a total qualification time of around 100 hours which includes 80 Guided-Learning Hours. Students can complete this at their own pace.

Assessment

To successfully gain the Level 3 Award in Reptile Studies, students must achieve 10 credits.
You will be assessed through internal assessments conducted online at the end of each unit and assessed by one of our qualified animal tutors.
 
When are you assessed?

As you are in control of how you learn, you are also in charge of when you hand in your assignments.

This enables you to take as long as you need to thoroughly understand the unit before completing any assignments.  

 

Qualifications

Gatehouse Awards

Gatehouse Awards logo

Upon successful completion, you will be awarded a Level 3 Award in Reptile Studies, an Ofqual regulated qualification (Qualification code: 603/7711/2) by the awarding organisation Gatehouse Awards LTD.

Gatehouse Awards Ltd is an industry-leading Awarding Organisation recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, England (Ofqual)

Gatehouse Awards Ltd is a leading awarding body recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, England (Ofqual). They also have a significant international presence providing language testing services.

This Level 3 Award in Reptile Studies is designed to equip learners with the most up to date research and best practice for Reptile care and welfare.

It is aimed at candidates who want to develop their learning and understanding to inform their development or professional practice. It is designed to be flexible to meet the real-life needs of those who are currently working in the animal care industry or for those who have a particular interest in reptile species.

This Ofqual regulated and nationally recognised qualification will show employers that you have up-to-date knowledge and understanding of the care, behaviour, and welfare of reptiles. On completion of this qualification, you may consider further learning on the subject, and we have a range of courses to suit your needs. This study will also support those currently working with reptiles or who are owners of reptiles.

ZSL Fellowship

By studying for a Zookeeping Level 3 Diploma (RQF), you not only enhance your career prospects, but you can also become eligible for ZSL Fellowship. The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is an international conservation charity that is dedicated to ensuring that wildlife habitats continue to thrive.

Through science, field conservation and the work of ZSL London and ZSL Whipsnade Zoos, habitats are getting the help they need, continuously tackling the challenges that come their way. By undertaking the Zookeeping Level 3 Diploma (RQF), you can apply for a Fellowship. If successful, you will get unlimited access to both zoos and borrowing rights to zoological texts.

Also, if you undergo your practical training at ZSL London, you may have an opportunity to apply for a job role at the zoo should you be successful. The career possibilities are far and wide.

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