Snake Course Outline
Learn best practice techniques for managing venomous snakes and other potentially hazardous wildlife. Train with the latest equipment for optimum safety and welfare of trainee and snakes!
Animal Ark Pty Ltd is a DPaW licensed and endorsed provider of this specialist venomous snake handling course.
Professional and knowledgeable trainer - herpetologist David Manning has worked with many different snake species from across the world for 30 years.
Education and personal empowerment - it is education and training - but we have some fun too. Successful completion of the course enables your staff to apply to DPaW in Western Australia for a Regulation 17 licence for Reptile Removalists and to EHP (Department of Environment and Heritage Protection) in Queensland for a Damage Mitigation Permit.
This practical course, linked to OH&S responsibilities, comprises:
- Tailored introduction for your particular region.
- Hazardous wildlife overview.
- Fear factor - a natural human response.
- Reptile behaviour and understanding snakes.
- Site awareness and invasion prevention.
- Legal / moral responsibilities.
- Utilizing protective clothing and equipment.
- Appropriate first aid for bites and stings.
- Snake catch and release in practice with live venomous snakes in strictly supervised setting.
- No prior experience required - suits any age/educational background.
- 1 day course.
- Maximum 8 per course.
- Certificate and take home manual provided.
- FREE Australian Bites & Stings First Aid Kit for every attendee.
- Recommended equipment available for purchase. (visit our shop)
Certification enables participants aged 18+ to apply to DPaW (in WA) for a Reptile Removalist's Regulation 17 Licence and to EHP (in Queensland) for a Damage Mitigation Permit.
$390 + gst per person ($429 inc gst), lunch included at our location. Student discount available.
Perth scheduled courses run from Animal Ark at 170 Camboon Road, Malaga 6090. For group bookings (minimum 4) we can schedule new dates to suit.
For on-site and remote site training please contact us for a quote.
See our Events Diary for course dates.
Please see our Terms and Conditions for all training courses.
- ANIMAL ARK is a Department of Parks and Wildlife (DPaW) approved and licenced training course provider.
- Regular Perth-based training.
- Can travel to you.
- Student discounts available.
- Trainer David Manning is an experienced, well-respected herpetologist, author and general professional naturalist. As an educator (Cert IV TAE) he is engaging and effective with people of all ages and abilities.