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Level: N/A

Location: Broomfield Hall

Years: 1

Weeks: 1

Hours: 3.00

Start: Roll On Roll Off - Contact Us

Days / Times: Contact Us

Tuition (£): 40.00*

Interview: N

Course Summary

This course is suitable for anyone aged 8 years+.

It is aimed at giving you a basic understanding relating to porcupine and exotic rodent husbandry care and welfare.  You will gain theoretical knowledge on porcupine health, nutrition, behaviour and enrichment, while applying this practically with our own African Crested Porcupine here at Derby College.

Entry requirements

You need an interest in exotic rodent care and welfare as well as a keen willingness to participate in both the practical and theory elements of the course.

Course Content

The course will cover:

  • Porcupine health, welfare and care
  • Porcupine behaviour
  • Porcupine nutrition
  • Porcupine enrichment

How will I be assessed?

There will be a practical assessment on enrichment provision for an African Crested Porcupine.

 

You will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

You will be required to supply your own:

  • Lunch
  • Notebook and paper
  • Hair tie for completing practical work

What can I do after this course?

Derby College offers a range of one-day, weekend and evening courses relating to Animal Care and a wide range of other land-based topics - please see the Derby College Part-time Prospectus for a full list and details.

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.

This course is run at the Broomfield Hall Campus

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Carla Davies

Carla Davies

A dream job in dog grooming

Carla Davies came to Derby College to re-train as a dog groomer and is now fulfilling her dream of working with animals after securing a part-time job at Kennel Gate in Nottingham.

As part of her course, she was matched to the job opportunity through the College’s pioneering recruitment service established with the REED NCFE Partnership. They alerted Carla – who had been an office worker since leaving school – to the job opportunity and helped her with her CV and interview techniques.

When I heard about the job opportunities and support available through the REED NCFE team, I decided to go for it and was over the moon when I was offered the job. It is a dream come true and I have also returned to Derby College for an evening course to gain more qualifications in dog grooming.
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