Level 2 Certificate.


Course Syllabus

Assessment: Pass/Fail Only
Total Qualification Time: 180 minutes
Guided Learning Time: 120 minutes
Learner Resources
  • Instructions
  • Objectives
  • Module Content
  • Module Knowledge Check
  • Module Summary
  • Training Plan
  • Practice Activities
  • Assessment
  • Summary
  • Next Steps
  • Exit Instructions
  • Supporting Resources

A practical introduction for new fox keepers and those interested in working with silver foxes. Learners will gain skills in how to manage silver foxes effectively, gain insight into the commercial production of silver foxes, and the skills needed to prepare for further training.

The Level 2 Certificate in Silver Fox Management covers a range of 5 individual modules. You will have 24/7 online access to the study materials, introductory videos, assessment tests, study resources and tutor support for up to 12 months.

This online distance learning course will help you to develop your skills, confidence and knowledge of this niche area of the sector, helping to add real value to your CV and personal development. Upon completion of one of our courses, you will receive an Accredited CPD Certificate that will showcase your knowledge and understanding.

Course Break-down

An Introduction to the Silver Fox (Module 6)

  • Natural History
  • Commercial Production
  • Domestication

Deciding to Keep Silver Foxes (Module 7)

  • Legalities & Minimum Requirements
  • The Skills for Success
  • Building a Suitable Enclosure

Caring for Silver Foxes (Module 8)

  • Dietary Requirements
  • Developmental Milestones
  • The Importance of Enrichment

Silver Fox Behaviour Basics (Module 9)

  • Fox Communication
  • Basic Training and Socialization
  • Understanding the "October crazies" 

Health and Safety Around Silver Foxes (Module 10)

  • Health and Safety Basics
  • How to “Fox-Proof” Successfully
  • When and Where to Seek Help