VENOMOUS SNAKE HANDLING & RELOCATION COURSE
(Dept of Environment & Heritage Protection )
We are approved by the Department of Environment &
Heritage Protection as trainers.
Next Course Dates
27 & 28 June 2015
25 & 26 July 2015
Ph 0410 774 924
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Course includes Provide First Aid (accredited certificate issued), meals & refreshments.
(more details below)
Must be 18 yrs + and supply own PPE.
Any enquiries please call us on 0410 774 924
If you need a course at your location or venue please give us a call. We travel throughout Qld.
Go Wild Reptiles would like to thank Melissa Bruton who was our guest speaker for our September course 2013. Melissa Bruton (PhD Candidate - Landscape Ecology & Conservation - B. Science in zoology and wildlife biology (UQ 2003)
B. Science (Hons) in filsnake physiology (UQ 2009)
We would like to thank Dr Simon Jensen who was our guest speaker at our course in June. Dr Simon Jensen is a Snake Bite Toxicologist at the Nambour Hospital. He has worked closely with Peter Mirtschin with the study of venom. He also travels to P.N.G to study Papuan Taipans & Black Snakes.
Go Wild Reptiles would also like to thank Dave Mercia for joining us on our June course for his presentation or bringing some of his collection to show.
Go Wild Reptiles offers a course like none other and has a reputation for safety first.
Our staff are highly qualified in all aspects of training, Work Place Health & Safety, Spotter Catcher Serviced working with major companies, museums and emergency services also abiding by all department of Environment and Protection Heritage (DEPH) requirements.
Go Wild Reptiles Venomous Snake Handling Course may assist the participant in obtaining work within the mining industry for spotter catcher work or applying for a damage mitigation permit (DMP).
Go Wild Reptiles is the only snake training company that can offer a nationally accreited First Aid Course and Qld White Card Construction for working within any industry. This is incorporated as part of the snake handling qualifications.
Go Wild Reptiles train with a large variety of venomous and non venomous reptiles which include Brown Snakes, Black Snakes, Taipans, Tigers, Death Adders and others.
Our trainers teach no contact approach and use the best equipment available.
Go Wild Reptiles is fully licensed and hold public liability and professional indemnity insurance and permits for recreational, demonstrators, damage mitigation, rehabilitation (spotter catcher) and are animal ethics approved.
Upon successful completion of Go Wild Reptiles Venomous Snake Handling Course each participant is awarded;
- Nationally Accredited First Aid Certificate
- Venomous Snake Handling Certificate
- written reference
Go Wild Reptiles Venomous Snake Relocation Course is fully catered for including morning tea, lunch & afternoon tea refreshments offered during the duration of course.
Course participants receive course folder which include literature used during venomous snake relocation course, pocket guides of snakes of South East Qld & Spiders of South East Qld published by Qld Museum.
Go Wild Reptiles holds venomous snake handling & relocation courses on the Sunshine Coast. We also travel anywhere within Qld and train at your facility.
Go Wild Reptiles and training also offer other courses which may assist your companies needs which include venomous and non venomous snake awareness, snake and insect awareness and first aid.
Course duration for venomous snake handling & relocation consist of 2 x 8 hours days involving written and practical assessments.
Pre requisites for course are 18 + and PPE to be worn.
Contact us for a quote.
Topics covered in Venomous Snake Handling Course
- Course Overview
- Snake Anatomy
- Snakes General Overview
- Damage Mitigation Requirements
- Qualifications & Guidelines
- Snake Identification
- Why do we milk snakes
- Personal Protection Equipment
- First Aid Techniques
- Equipment Required
- Assessments Written, Scenarios & Practical
Go Wild Reptiles offeres this Course throughout all of Queensland.