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Flexible Payment Options

Enrol today for only £9.99 and pay no course fees until next year. What’s more you’ll be able to access your course materials straight away!

Learn At Your Own Pace

Study wherever and whenever you want. You’ll have access to your course for two years so you can fit your learning around your other commitments.

Reptile Welfare Certificate

100% online
learning
2 units
60 guided
learning hours

Reptile Welfare Certificate

Key Points

  • Gain core reptile care knowledge
  • Understand common reptile illness and treatments
  • Learn about reptiles biological requirements

 

  • Complete the course in a couple of weeks
  • Set the pace and place of your learning
  • All material is readily available as soon as you enrol

About your Course

The Reptile Welfare Certificate is a CPD course that expands your knowledge on reptile care and welfare. You will explore the key principles of keeping reptiles as pets and the requirements that ensure they’re well looked after.

Throughout the course, you’ll learn about how to properly take care of reptiles. Learning their genetic make-up and understanding what their needs are.

You’ll also cover current legislation relating to reptile ownership and welfare, so you’re informed on the legalities of keeping captive reptiles. Essential knowledge for anyone hoping to or already working with animal charities, pet shops, veterinary practices, or zoos.

In addition to this, you will also learn how to identify common illnesses and their treatments. Enabling you to maintain happy and healthy reptiles.

Upon completion of this course you’ll have gained essential knowledge in reptile care that’s beneficial for 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.

OUR PASS RATE
Animal Care & Veterinary Science (National Average 74.9%)
86.8%

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: General health & welfare needs of captive reptiles including first aid & illness

  • Understand captive and wild reptile needs
  • Learn about reptile biological requirements
  • Identify common illnesses and understand treatments

Unit 2: Reptiles as Pets

  • Understand why people keep reptiles as pets
  • Explore the legal aspects of reptile keeping

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 15 hours.

When studying your Reptile Welfare Certificate 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 Welfare Certificate.

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 Welfare Certificate 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.

Reptile Welfare Certificate

Key Points

  • Gain core reptile care knowledge
  • Understand common reptile illness and treatments
  • Learn about reptiles biological requirements

 

  • Complete the course in a couple of weeks
  • Set the pace and place of your learning
  • All material is readily available as soon as you enrol

About your Course

The Reptile Welfare Certificate is a CPD course that expands your knowledge on reptile care and welfare. You will explore the key principles of keeping reptiles as pets and the requirements that ensure they’re well looked after.

Throughout the course, you’ll learn about how to properly take care of reptiles. Learning their genetic make-up and understanding what their needs are.

You’ll also cover current legislation relating to reptile ownership and welfare, so you’re informed on the legalities of keeping captive reptiles. Essential knowledge for anyone hoping to or already working with animal charities, pet shops, veterinary practices, or zoos.

In addition to this, you will also learn how to identify common illnesses and their treatments. Enabling you to maintain happy and healthy reptiles.

Upon completion of this course you’ll have gained essential knowledge in reptile care that’s beneficial for 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: General health & welfare needs of captive reptiles including first aid & illness

  • Understand captive and wild reptile needs
  • Learn about reptile biological requirements
  • Identify common illnesses and understand treatments

Unit 2: Reptiles as Pets

  • Understand why people keep reptiles as pets
  • Explore the legal aspects of reptile keeping

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 15 hours.

Assessment

When studying your Reptile Welfare Certificate 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 Welfare Certificate.

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 Welfare Certificate 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.

OUR PASS RATE
Animal Care & Veterinary Science
86.8%
(National Average 74.9%)

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