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Course Description

This course is a qualification course that will appeal to people wanting to keep reptiles privately or working with reptiles in pet shops. The following units will be covered over 6 weeks. Live animals will be incorporated in the delivery of this course.


Course No: GWT-040

Qualification: ACMSPE311 Provide basic care of non-venomous reptiles

National Course Code: ACMSPE311

Global Wildlife Training has a partnership arrangement with National Training Master (NTM) to deliver this course. NTM’s RTO code is 91284 and they will issue your certification.

  • Identify reptiles
  • Identify and evaluate behavioural and housing needs
  • Catch, handle and restrain reptiles

  • Assist with health care needs
  • Feed reptiles
  • Maintain records

LOCATION: Suit 51/40 Sterling Road Minchinbury NSW

START DATE: Anytime start.

DURATION: 6 Week, Mondays 6pm – 7pm.
One day practical, day to be confirmed.


Single person: $475

PRE-REQUISITES: There are no pre-requisites.

COURSES REQUIREMENTS: Work ready clothing, work boots, long trousers and long sleeve shirt, broad brimmed hat and sunglasses. On enrolment you will be emailed further details regarding course requirement.

Course Commencement and Confirmation: Course fees must be paid before participation. The running of this course is subject to achieving a minimum of 8 participants.

Concessions: There are no concessions available.

Refunds and Cancellations: 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 substitute delegate may attend.

About Global Wildlife Training:

GWT is based at a large training facility adjoining the Great Western Highway at Minchinbury, Sydney NSW. We deliver wildlife training all over Australia, face to face and online.

Other information:

How interactive and practical is the course?
This is an online course with a one day prac. You will have an experienced trainer to assist you with your learning. This course provides comprehensive course resources and a work based practical assessment workbook to be completed.

I would like to discuss the course before I enrol
Please call our GWT staff on 1300 966 054 to discuss the course or email [email protected]


Brad and a Komodo dragon at the Australian reptile Park NSW, June 2018.

Brad Walker

GWT CEO and trainer for this course. He is passionate about animals and online education. Brad has over 30 years’ experience working with Reptiles and Amphibians in the Companion and Captive Animals industries. Brad previously was the Senior Curator at Featherdale Wildlife Park looking after a variety of native reptiles and animals. Brad is well equipped to teach this course. He is keen to assist you with your animal course learning.

Brad Qualifications:

  • Dip Ed (VET)
  • Dip Landscape Design
  • Cert III & IV in Captive Animals

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