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TAFE Plus Statement in Advanced Reptile - Venomous Snake & Crocodile Care

TAFE NSW Course Number: 162-27627V01

Location:
Richmond

Study Type:
Part Time Day

Start Date:
6 Nov 2017

Hours/Week:
3

Duration:
3 weeks

Nominal Hours:
18

Full Fee: $230

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This course covers reptile husbandry at an advanced level including venomous
snake and captive crocodile husbandry and handling.

This course is proposed to commence on Monday, 6 November 2017.

The course covers reptile husbandry at an advanced level, and includes venomous snake (Elapid) and crocodile husbandry and handling. It is a pre-requisite for this course that you have completed 162-27628 Advanced Reptile - Python, Lizard and Turtle Care or have equivalent experience.

Topics covered will include:

Taxonomy and species identification,
Venomous snake husbandry,
Venomous snake housing,
Venomous snake diet, nutrition and feeding,
Venom and venom delivery systems,
Crocodile care,
Legislation, licensing and record keeping,
Snakebite first aid and treatment,
Venomous snake handling, restraint and transport techniques.

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

27627A Advanced venomous snake & crocodile care

The above list includes units being offered at this campus and that are required to complete this qualification. Other colleges may offer different elective options. For some courses the electives will not be listed however they will be discussed during your first class. Please see www.tafensw.edu.au for the full list of elective units available within this course.

Course cost: $230

This course will run subject to a sufficient number of pre-paid participants.
Pet Industry Association of Australia members and Pets Australia members receive a 10% discount on this course. Please quote your membership number at the time of enrolment to receive the discount.

Cancellations advised in writing more than 7 days prior to the commencement of the course are eligible for a full refund.
For cancellations advised within 7 days of the course, no refunds are made, but a substitute delegate may attend.
For details of all fees, including concessions and exemptions, please see the Fees and Financial Assistance page on our website at http://wsi.tafensw.edu.au/enrolling/fees-and-financial-assistance/.

Start Date: 6 Nov 2017

Part Time Day: 3 hours per week x 3 Weeks

Monday from 6 pm to 9 pm (subject to changes).

To enrol in this course, please use the Enrol option.

It is a pre-requisite for this course that you have completed 162-27628 Advanced Reptile - Python, Lizard and Turtle Care or have equivalent experience.

Due to legal requirements students under the age of 18 will not be able to participate in activities involving venomous snakes.
 
A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI please visit www.usi.gov.au. If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI. Please advise TAFE NSW your USI number at the time of enrolment.

If you have attended TAFE NSW before but forgotten your login or password, please phone Richmond College on 4570 9033 or contact Helen Bodill via email: helen.bodill@tafensw.edu.au.
 
For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

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