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Keeper and Aquarist Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeships

Keeper and Aquarist Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

The Keeper and Aquarist is an important and integral part in the life of the animal, providing essential day-to-day health and welfare. Alongside routine duties they will be involved with diet and nutrition, the management of the environment including design.

The Keeper and Aquarist may also be required to assist with the training of animals using positive reinforcement, population management, principles of movement and transportation and research into conservation, education, and ethics around wild animals in captivity.

Potential Job Roles

A Keeper and Aquarist can work in a variety of different environments, including:

Course Content

The Keeper and Aquarist Standard comprises of four core topic areas in which both knowledge and skills will be covered:

The apprentice will also develop the Core Behaviours including safe working, work ethics, professionalism, responsibility, teamwork, and communication.

Delivery Method

The Keeper and Aquarist Standard is delivered using a blended learning methodology including face to face visits and remote training sessions.

Expected Duration

18 months typically, with a minimum of 12 months but could extend to 24 months.

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© 2021 KEITS Training Services Limited. All rights reserved. Registered in England. Registration Number: 3387664.

KEITS Training Services Limited, Registered Office: 10 London Mews, London, W2 1HY. Registered in England. Company Registration No 3387664.