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Certificate in

Reptile Conservation

Course Overview


Payment Plan

This course can be paid off through an interest-free payment plan of between $25 – $35 per week. Alternatively, this course qualifies for a discount for upfront payment.



This course is made up of 2 subjects and making up 14 core units of study. The amount of time required to complete this course is approximately 200 hours of study.



Just because you are studying online, doesn’t mean you are studying alone. Feel totally supported with access to full tutor support over the phone and via email 6 days a week.



This certificate is accredited through the International Approval & Registration Centre (IARC). A non-profit, global organisation to help you gain employment.



Online 24/7 access to your course allowing you to study when it suits your schedule. When you are ready to study, the learning management system is ready to teach.

Are you fascinated by snakes? Do you love learning about lizards? Are you passionate about protecting these critters and are considering a career in this field? This course is the perfect introduction to the world of reptile conservation, equipping you with the essential education to pursue your dream career.

With numerous reptile species currently at risk of extinction, it’s never been more important to learn how to counteract this threat and protect our cold-blooded friends. This course has been designed by industry experts, offering you insight into topics such as herpetology, amphibian anatomy and physiology, ecology and environmental needs, captivity legislation, conservation strategies, habitat management, plus much more.

Whether you’re inspired by the idea of working in a zoo, wildlife sanctuary, animal charity or research facility, securing one of these positions can be extremely competitive. Yet by completing a Certificate in Reptile Conservation, you can gain an insiders advantage and go on to wow prospective employers.

Discover this expert training and take the first step to a meaningful, compelling career today.

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Course Outline

Subject 1 – Herpetology

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Herpetology
  • Unit 2 – Anatomy and physiology of Amphibians
  • Unit 3 – Anatomy and Physiology of Reptiles
  • Unit 4 – Ecology and Environmental Needs of Amphibians and Reptiles
  • Unit 5 – Australian Standards, Regulations and Obligations for Keeping Amphibians and Reptiles in Captivity

Subject 2 – Wildlife Sustainability & Conservation

  • Unit 1 – Wildlife Conservation
  • Unit 2 – Planning Wildlife Conservation
  • Unit 3 – Wildlife Management Systems
  • Unit 4 – Habitat Management
  • Unit 5 – Monitoring | Survey Systems
  • Unit 6 – Marine Conservation
  • Unit 7 – Vegetation Flora Surveys
  • Unit 8 – Urban Development
  • Unit 9 – Rehabilitation Programs
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