Snake Handling Courses for Industries
Snakehandler is one of only a few companies licensed to teach Venomous Snake Catching courses in Australia. We currently hold permits in Victoria, Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia & the Northern Territory.
With over 6 years experience in teaching at mine sites and other industries, a Certificate IV in Workplace Assessment & Training, our 2 day course concentrates on Safety at all times. We have recently upgraded to $20m public liability insurance.
Our course is in line with the Mining industries safety guidelines, and incorporates site specific training within the course.
We are Australia's first and only Nationally Recognised Training program in Venomous Snake Handling! This means we have the highest level of training available making us the only choice to fit in with OH&S & Work place safety standards within the Mining Industry. Under the Coal Mining and Safety Act, as well as the Queensland Mining and Quarries Act training must be provided by an RTO accredited company wherever possible.
Sites may be eligible for up to 50% funding from the Resources Industry Training Fund; this is only available to courses which are nationally accredited. For further information please follow the link: Resources Industry Training Fund*
21962VIC: Course in Reptile and Venomous Snake Control
The following units will be covered in this course:
This is the only course in Australia that is Recognised by the Department of Education, Employment & Workplace Relations, and can be found on the NTIS (National Training Information Service) Database. This course has created the Australian Standard in Training and Handling of Reptiles and as such successful completion provides the only Qualification available in Venomous Snake Handling.
The course and trainers must adhere to 12 nationally recognised education and training standards and must be overseen by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO).
Safety guidelines including;
Course includes Risk assessments & Job Safety Analysis; booklets are provided for each participant and certificates upon successful completion.
Snakehandler will also provide a written report on the course to management including a full list of any reptiles to be included on the site's DMP (Queensland Damage Mitigation Permit). Where practical, Snakehandler will also include a list of suggestions on site improvement, as well as any areas of specific concern.
We can also combine Reptile Awareness Sessions for onsite training of staff who do not wish to attend the course.
For course costs or further information please contact us.
To find out what previous industries think of our courses, please click on the Testimonials page.
Snakehandler is not responsible for funding approval. This is considered on a case by case basis by M.I.S.C. Inc.