What qualifications do you need to work at Sealife?

What qualifications do you need to work at Sealife?

You’ll have a degree level qualification in animal care, marine biology or equivalent. You will also have strong demonstrable experience of aquatic animal husbandry, a practical ability to create ‘wow’ displays with a working knowledge of the correct use of, theming, lighting, and water movement to deliver this.

Who owns Sealife Brighton?

Merlin Entertainments
As of April 2017 there are 53 Sea Life attractions (including standalone Sea Life centres, mini Sea Life features within resort theme parks, and Legoland submarine rides) around the world. The chain is owned by the British company, Merlin Entertainments.

How long does it take to go round SEA LIFE Brighton?

around 1.5 to 2 hours
On average you will spend around 1.5 to 2 hours enjoying the full experience of SEA LIFE Brighton; however this depends completely on how long you would like to stay – once inside you can stay as long as you like!

How old do u have to be to work at sea life?

Be at least 18 years of age.

What is an aquarists job description?

An aquarist, by definition, is a person who keeps an aquarium. A professional aquarist is responsible for the caretaking of fish and underwater animals. In this role, the caretaker monitors the animals’ diets, oversees tank cleanliness, and recognizes signs of sickness or distress.

Is Sealife related to Sea World?

Sea Life is owned by Merlin Entertainments who also run tourist attractions around the UK such as Alton Towers, Thorpe Park and Madame Tussauds. Unlike Sea World in America, Sea Life do not keep whales and dolphins on display.

Is sea life ethical?

Is SEA LIFE London ethical? SEA LIFE London is committed to the oceans and its creatures. There are a number of things they are doing to remain ethical and encourage the survival of rare species: The aquarium matches the conditions found in the Southern Hemisphere in their penguin enclosure.

How long do you need at Sealife?

Your visit will last approximately 1.5 to 2 hours depending on the speed you wish to go around the attraction. However this depends completely on you and how long you would like to enjoy our underwater world.

What is the best sea life Centre UK?

Water World: The best aquarium in the UK near you

  • SEA LIFE Brighton, East Sussex.
  • Weymouth SEA LIFE Adventure Park, Dorset.
  • National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham, West Midlands.
  • Bristol Aquarium, Bristol.
  • Anglesey Sea Zoo, Llanfairpwllgwyngyll.
  • The Deep, Hull.
  • Lake District Coast Aquarium, Cumbria.
  • Oceanarium, Bournemouth.

How do I get a job at an aquarium?

Most Aquarists have a bachelor’s degree in marine biology, zoology, or other related field at minimum. Students looking to have an edge in the job market should pursue internships at local aquariums.

Is Sealife cruel?

The Truth: Sea Life centres take animals from the wild to stock their tanks but senior management refuse to reveal how many of the thousands of fish and other animals have been taken from the sea. The vast majority of species housed in Sea Life aquariums have not been assessed for conservation purposes.

Is Sea Life Centre ethical?

How many sea life Brighton aquariums are there?

Here at SEA LIFE Brighton you can make up your mind and see them all, over 5,000 of them! Did you know? Brighton Aquarium was conceived and designed by Eugenius Birch, the architect responsible for the West Pier. Work began in 1869 and the aquarium opened in 1872 making us the oldest continually operating aquarium in the world!

What can you do at sea life London Aquarium?

Take a ride aboard the UK’s first indoor glass bottomed boat and watch the creatures swim underneath you in the 750,000 litre Ocean Display! You can add the experience for up to 6 people. The World’s Oldest Aquarium!

Where can I work at sea life UK?

And at specific sites across the network, you’ll find specialist positions, like those with our Animal Welfare and Development team in Weymouth (UK), which deals with the organisation and keeping of animals that come into our care. There’s an ocean of opportunity at SEA LIFE, and there’s every chance we’ll have something that’s perfect for you.

Do I need to wear a mask at sea life Brighton?

SEA LIFE Brighton opening times Please note it is highly recommended to wear a face mask throughout the attraction and it is mandatory to wear one as you exit through our gift shop. Find out more . We are here to help! Got a question that you need help with?