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Course Overview

This course will provide pet (specifically birds) retail shop owners or employees the essential knowledge and skills through online lectures and a hands-on workshop. It will mainly cover regulatory requirements, basic animal care and management, avian health and diseases, as well as practical handling and restraint.  It will also provide participants the knowledge about client education as part of their responsibility in promoting responsible pet ownership.

Entry Requirements

Participants must be able to understand and communicate in Chinese, as training and assessment is conducted in Chinese.



Who Should Attend

Pet retail shop owners or employees

What You'll Learn

Lecture (4 hours online and 8 hours face-to-face)

  • Animals and Birds Act Regulations
  • Animal Housing
  • Animal Care and Management
  • Animal Health and Diseases
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Business Ethics and Management
  • Client Education


Workshop (8 hours face-to-face)

  • Avian diseases
  • Animal handling and restraint
  • Animal health physical checks


Delivery methodology

  • Online lectures (4 hrs)
  • Face-to-face lectures (8 hrs)
  • Face-to-face workshop (8 hrs)
  • Online assessment



In mandarin:


  • 《动物和鸟类法》法规
  • 如何挑选及布置鸟笼
  • 鸟类保健与管理
  • 鸟类健康与疾病
  • 职业健康和安全
  • 商业道德与管理
  • 客户教育



  • 鸟类疾病
  • 保定鸟类的技巧
  • 鸟类健康体检



  • 在线讲座(4小时)
  • 面对面的讲座(8小时)
  • 面对面的实践课程(8小时)
  • 在线测试





Participants who meet at least 75% attendance requirement, passed assessment and complete the workshop will be awarded the Certificate in Pet Care and Management (Birds).

Course Schedule/Apply

Intake Info Application Closing Date Course Duration

13 to 15 December 2021

13 October 2021

3 day
(9am – 5.30pm)

Register Interest

Registration may be closed earlier due to overwhelming response.

Course Fees

Fee Type Item Course Fee for Not bringing Animal (w GST**) Course Fee for Bringing Animal (w GST**)
Full Course Fee S$481.50 S$428.00
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 years old / Singapore Permanent Residents S$144.45 S$128.40

Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and above / 

SME-Company sponsored Singapore Citizens & Singapore Permanent Residents

S$54.45 S$48.40

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Course Contact

  • 67881212
  • 8.30am – 6.00pm (Mon – Thu)

    8.30am – 5.30pm (Fri)

    Closed on Sat, Sun & Public Holidays

    Due to Safe Management Measures, our office is currently closed.

    Please call or email us your enquiry.

    Thank you for your patience and understanding.

  • Website: https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy

    Temasek Polytechnic

    East Wing Block 1A,

    Level 3, Unit 81

    21 Tampines Avenue 1,

    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel a course with low enrolment.

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