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Herpetology Online Course

$ 800.00 $ 595.00

 

Product Description

You can learn to successfully care for reptiles and amphibians while learning more about their biology, classification, ecology and more.   Study reptile anatomy and physiology, home care, conservation and more in this unique online reptile course. This course is appropriate for enthusiasts, veterinary nurses, zoo keepers, anyone working with reptiles in any form.

Students learn about classification, biology, anatomy & physiology, conservation issues, ecology and husbandry.  This online course covers reptiles and amphibians.

Course Aims:

  • Discuss the nature and scope of reptiles.
  • Identify credible resources, and begin to develop networking with organisations and individuals involved with the study of reptiles around the world.
  • Describe a range of different reptile species, including distinguishing characteristics, their needs (eg. environmental, food, etc) and behaviour.
  • Identify and explain the anatomy and physiology of reptiles
  • Discuss the nature and scope of amphibians
  • Identify credible resources, and begin to develop networking with organisations and individuals involved with the study of amphibians around the world.
  • Discuss the nature and scope of amphibians
  • Identify credible resources, and begin to develop networking with organisations and individuals involved with the study of amphibians around the world.
  • Describe the ecological requirements, reproduction and lifecycles of amphibians
  • Describe the behaviour of a range of different amphibian species.
  • Explain conservation issues that are impacting upon populations of reptiles and amphibians.
  • Explain the management of reptiles and amphibians in captivity

 

Testimonial:

“It was a really good course in the sense that I felt it provided a sufficient overview of herpetological concepts. I really enjoyed the content of the lessons themselves! I also appreciate the administrative support services. Thank you.” – L. Zambrano, Herpetology graduate

“Definitely enroll, I felt very confident in my studies.” – E. Hodgkinson, Herpetology graduate

“Go for it! It’s very challenging, but you will be so proud with your efforts I’m sure. Tutors and admin staff are also able to assist whenever you need them!” – D Kukeska,Herpetology graduate

Course Outline

There are 9 lessons in this course:

  1. Introduction to Herpetology
  2. Class Reptilia (Reptiles)
  3. Reptile Biology
  4. Class Amphibia (Amphibians)
  5. Amphibian Biology
  6. Ecology of Reptiles
  7. Ecology of Amphibians
  8. Conservation Issues
  9. Keeping Reptiles and Amphibians

Testimonials

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