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Handlers courses

A fun education in all things alpaca

About the course


Our brand new hands-on handlers courses give you the perfect opportunity to learn about all things alpaca at Goodness Farm.

The 2 hour course is broken down into focused areas, where you will spend time with the alpacas, learn about the species and understand how to care for them. You'll learn about welfare, shelter, feeding and healthcare, as well as the fascinating science and art of the alpaca fleece. You'll also get hand-on, learning how to put on a halter and walk an alpaca.

On completion of the course, students will receive a certificate of achievement.


We offer 2 different courses, based on different age groups, with a maximum of 6 students per course.

- Junior handlers under 16 years old (must be accompanied by an adult)

- Adult handlers 16 years old +


Junior Handlers: Saturday 1st April 2023 at 9am-11am

Adult Handlers: Saturday 18th February 2023 at 9am-11am

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Handlers course are £50 per person


Courses for 2 hours


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"There's so much to learn about these gorgeous animals!"

Kate, York

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