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Animal Husbandry with Raptor Reptiles (Years 1-2) – Schools

Discover what it takes for an animal to survive and create an environment to carer to the needs of both wild and captive animals.

Highlights & Inclusions

  • Hands on participation
  • Students will learn about animal’s natural history and unique traits and, how to protect our wildlife
  • Sessions can be structured to align with your school timetable
  • Up to date Working with Children Check, Risk Assessment and Certificate of Currency provided

Curriculum & Syllabuses (Years 1-2)

  • Use equipment to develop solutions for a need (ST1-2DP-T)
  • Describes observable features of living things & their environments (ST1-4LW-S)
  • Consider sustainability when producing solutions (ACTDEP007)
  • Develop collaboration skills to effectively conduct investigations
  • Identify that living things live in different places that suit their needs (ACSSU211)
  • Design & produce an environment to cater for the needs of a living thing
  • Encouraging the return of a living thing to a local habitat
  • Recognise people use science to care for the environment & living things (ACSHE022, ACSHE035)

Facilitator Profile

Christian has over 10 years experience in the animal industry and possess a wide wealth of knowledge.

Christian is a certified venomous snake handler, travelling to South Africa in 2019 where he tackled some of the most feared and dangerous snakes on the planet!  He also has a Certificate II in Animal Studies at Taronga Zoo and, has been a volunteer there for over three years.

Christian has been working with animals for over 10 years across 2 continents. From giraffes to tigers, he has seen them all, but his passion lies with the scaly and the slimy!

Qualifications

  • Certificate II in Animal Studies
  • Accredited Reptile Orientation Certificate of Competency
  • Reptile Handling Certificate of Competency
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Wildlife Rescue and Care Course

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