This course is UKRS accredited
Animal Health & Welfare, Health and Safety

Introduction to Keeping Alpacas

This training course aims to give trainees knowledge, understanding and basic skills in the safe handling of alpacas. It introduces trainees to the reasons for owning alpacas, costs involved, husbandry, fleece and its properties, breeding, choosing the right alpaca(s) for your requirements and how to look after your alpacas in a respectful and knowledgeable way. The length of training may vary depending on the objectives covered, the ratio of trainee/instructor and the ability and previous experience of the trainees. The delivery of training covers a mix of both theory and practical elements.

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