Aquarium Maintenance Program
Become an Aquarium Maintenance Professional or Aquarist!
Are fish and fish keeping your passion? Have you always been fascinated by aquatic environments? Have you designed your own aquarium and kept fish as hobby? Do you like speaking with and assisting others with the same interests?
Do you think you might wish to start your own aquarium maintenance business?
If you answered yes to all or most of the above questions our Aquarium Maintenance Program might be just what you are looking for.
To become an aquarium maintenance professional, you will need an understanding about a wide variety of relevant topics, including chemistry, biology, husbandry and maintenance principles. ABC’s Aquarium Maintenance Program is designed to provide you with this knowledge and more.
Become an ABC Certified Aquarium Maintenance Professional (ABCAMP) and start your career today! Call 1-800-795-3294 or submit the completed form to request more information.
Curriculum – What You’ll Learn:
Your Aquatics Management Program consists of 10 stages. These modules start with aquarium maintenance basics, move to aquarium set up basics, before focusing on fresh and saltwater environments. From there we move to pond basics, species guides for all three environments, equipment maintenance and more. This is not a hobby program. While many hobbyists take this course, the programs objective is to teach serious aquatics students to be professionals.
Here are the 10 stages that every graduate completes:
- Stage 1 – Aquarium Maintenance Basics
- Stage 2 – Aquarium Setup Basics
- Stage 3 – Freshwater Aquariums
- Stage 4 – Saltwater Aquariums
- Stage 5 – Pond Basics
- Stage 6 – Species Guides and Sourcing
- Stage 7 – Equipment Maintenance
- Stage 8 – Commercial Aquariums
- Stage 9 – Business Building
- Stage 10 – Final Exam & Graduation
Meet the Author – Ethan Mizer
Ethan Mizer took an interest in fishkeeping and aquariums at a young age, transforming his love for the hobby into a career in the pet industry. Ethan began his career in journalism for Freshwater and Marine Aquarium Magazine, eventually becoming the managing editor for the publication. He has also covered the aquarium industry for Pet Product News, as managing editor and freelance writer.
Ethan’s interest in aquariums grew as he worked directly with professional aquarists, fishkeeping experts and leaders in the industry. Here, Ethan learned the intricacies of fishkeeping and aquarium maintenance and began keeping more advanced tank systems.
Now, Ethan continues to write about the aquarium industry and hopes that his work will help support its growth and educate new aquarists and aquarium maintenance professionals.
Affordable Tuition - An Investment in Your Future
|Payment Arrangements ($75.00 CAD application fee included below)|
|You Pay||You Save||When you||Payment Method|
|Pay in full by the enrollment deadline – Call us at 800-795-3294 to get the enrollment deadline||Credit card, money order or check|
|$2,608.04 CAD||$545.98 CAD||Pay a $500.00 CAD initial deposit and pay 12 monthly payments of $175.67 CAD||Credit card, money order or check|
|$3,154.02 CAD||–||Pay through a third-party administrator and includes all necessary reporting, invoicing and additional paperwork||Varies|
Available in Every Canadian Province
ABC’s Aquarium Maintenance Program is a viable option for students across Canada.
Bring the Classroom to Your Living Room
Because the Aquatics Management Program is a distance learning course of study, it can be learned in the comfort and convenience of your home. This feature makes our program perfect for working adults or anyone whose schedule does not allow for them to take program at a brick-and-mortar institution.
Aquarium Maintenance Career Opportunities Are On the Rise
9% of Canadian households keep fish as pets. Additionally, some high-end restaurants, hotels and other businesses have aquariums. Many of these aquariums are quite extensive and all need to be maintained. Aquatics Maintenance businesses are usually most successful in large population areas as that is often where the greatest opportunities lie. The aquatics maintenance service industry has grown in the last 10 years as greater numbers of people have come to realize that it can actually save them money and time if they work with a professional in the care and maintenance of their aquatic environments.
Your career is just a phone call away!
Aquarium Maintenance Course Catalog
The catalog includes general information about the school, the school’s policies and its Mission Statement. Please click here to review the Course Catalog.