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Miss Verity Reed

Avian Technician


 Aviary Compound 

 I am 21 years of age and I am a friendly and reliable person. I’m confident that I work well in a team or on my own. 

As well as my experience of working with a range of animals at Paradise Park and the N.A.W.T  I grew up on a farm with pigs, cattle and poultry as well as four years of training in animal care and management at Duchy College.


Exeter University Tremough Campus Cornwall 2011 to (present)

Aviary Technician - Looking after (feed/clean/water/health assessment/deaths) of the different species of bird at the campus, assisting students/staff in bird related projects. Helping to run the two greenhouses on campus as well as assisting students/staff with projects. Helping to look after (feed/clean/change water/healthassesment/deaths) the various fish species in the fish lab.

Duchy College Rosewarne (07-2011)

Introductory Certificate in Animal Care-Distinction (level 1)

National Certificate in Animal Care-Distinction (level 2)

Advanced National Certificate in Animal Care- Merit (level 3)

Advanced National Diploma in Anmal Management- Merit (level 3)

2007 Awarded Most Improved Practical Work

2011 Awarded Most Improved Student

September 2006-September 2010

Volunteer at Paradise Park, Hayle, Cornwall

One day per week work experience helping with, feeding, cleaning, handling animals, checking stock, public, deliveries and using a till. This was a college based work experience.

October 2009- April 2010

Volunteer at Wheal Alfred National Animal Rescue Centre, Hayle, Cornwall

One afternoon per week work experience helping with, walking, grooming, feeding and cleaning (cats/dogs). This was a voluntary additional work placement I chose to do.


Halfords Penzance (2010-2011)

Part time Cashier, using a till, helping members of public and stock checking.

Exeter University Tremough Campus Cornwall 2011 to present

Aviary Technician-Looking after the aviary birds, the fish lab and the greenhouses.


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