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Course Overview

This course will provide pet (specifically birds) retail shop owners or employees the essential knowledge and skills through lectures and hands-on workshops. It will mainly cover regulatory requirements, basic avian 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 applying for the training conducted in either English OR Chinese MUST be able to understand and communicate in that selected language.

All training materials and assessments will only be conducted in that language. There will NOT be any translation given during the course.

Who Should Attend

Pet retail shop owners or employees



What You'll Learn

Course Outline


Lecture (12 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

  • Face-to-face lectures (12 hrs)
  • Face-to-face workshop (8 hrs)
  • Short assessment



  • 《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


  • 面对面的讲座(12小时)
  • 面对面的实践课程(8小时)
  • 面对面口试


IMPORTANT NOTE: The workshop will be conducted in small groups. Participants are expected to bring their own pets for their learning in such group settings to avoid any compromise or disappointment on their learning.  In the event that participants are unable to bring sufficient pets to the workshop, TP will postpone the course until the required pet number is reached. Pets will not be provided by TP.


重要提示:实践课将会是小组学习的形式举行。参与者必须携带自己的宠物鸟以确保能够正确的掌握所学知识。如果参与者无法携带足够的宠物参加此课程,TP将推迟课程,直到达到所需的宠物数量。 TP 不会提供宠物。





Participants who meet at least 75% attendance requirements, passed assessments and complete the workshop will be awarded the Certificate of Accomplishment.

For more information on course fee / schedule, or to apply,
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Course Contact

  • 67881212
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    Closed during lunchtime, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    and on weekends and public holidays.


  • https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy (TSA)

    Temasek Polytechnic

    East Wing, Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 4

    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.