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Entomology Diploma Course

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What Will You Learn?

Entomology is the study of insects and their interactions with their surroundings and other lifeforms. Through studying the Entomology Diploma Course, you’ll learn of the importance of insects, how they are classified, the external and internal structures of their bodies, how they detect stimuli, how they reproduce and grow, their defence mechanisms, how entomologists collect insects, and how we interact with them.

Beginning with an introduction to the subject, the course explains what entomology is and explores its history, and the importance of insects and insect biodiversity. You’ll learn how systematic classification works, common types of insects and how to identify insects. W...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: Introduction
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: What is Entomology?
  • Part 2: Uses of Entomology
  • Part 3: Importance of Insects
  • Part 4: Insect Biodiversity
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: Systematics and Taxonomy
  • Part 1: Naming and Describing Insects
  • Part 2: Classification
  • Part 3: Identification
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: External Structure
  • Part 1: General Body
  • Part 2: The Head
  • Part 3: Thorax
  • Part 4: The Abdomen
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: Internal Structure
  • Part 1: Muscles and Locomotion
  • Part 2: The Nervous System and Coordination
  • Part 3: Other Systems
  • Part 4: The Circulatory System
  • Part 5: Tracheal Respiratory System and Excretion
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Sensory Systems
  • Part 1: Mechanical Stimuli
  • Part 2: Thermal Stimuli
  • Part 3: Chemical Stimuli
  • Part 4: Vision
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: Reproduction
  • Part 1: Insect Reproductive Systems - Female
  • Part 2: Insect Reproductive Systems - Male
  • Part 3: Mating Behaviour
  • Part 4: Ovulation
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: Development and Growth
  • Part 1: Growth
  • Part 2: Life History Pattern and Phases
  • Part 3: Polymorphism and Polyphenism
  • Part 4: Environmental Effects on Development
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8: Insect Defence
  • Part 1: Mechanisms of Defence
  • Part 2: Mimicry Defence System
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9: Insect Collection
  • Part 1: Collection
  • Part 2: Identification of Insects
  • Part 3: General Body
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10: Insects and Humans
  • Part 1: Beneficial Insects
  • Part 2: Pest Insects
  • Part 3: Pest Control
  • Conclusion
  • Module 10 Assessment
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Who Would Benefit from This Course?

The Entomology Diploma Course will satisfy your fascination with insects and how they interact with their surroundings. If you intend on pursuing a career in entomology, this course will give you a base knowledge of the subject from which to begin. As there are many types of entomology, it will also encourage you to determine which branch best suits you.

The course will also be beneficial to you if you have an interest in the natural sciences and wish to expand your knowledge and understanding of a part of the living world that, despite being relatively out of sight, is actually incredibly large.

Accreditations

The Entomology Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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