Vermilion Community College
1900 E. Camp St.
Ely, MN 55731

Toll-Free: (800) 657-3608
Local: (218) 365-7200

Request information

Program locations

This program is offered at the following locations:

Vermilion Community College
55731

 



Taxidermy Skills

Vermilion Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 18
  • Delivery: Land/Campus
  • WIA certified: YES
  • Emphases: N/A

About this Program

Taxidermy/Taxidermist. A program that prepares individuals to reproduce life-like three-dimensional representations of living animals for permanent display using elements of the deceased specimen(s) as well as artificial materials, and to manage taxidermy services and businesses. Includes instruction in specimen grading and selection, caping and fleshing, preservation procedures, tanning, drying, measurements, form and armature construction, carpentry and woodworking, molding and casting, drawing, sculptural techniques, painting and finishing techniques, basic business operations, customer communications, and applicable laws and regulations.

View more program details