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Certificate in

Australian Zoology

Course Overview


Payment Plan

This course can be paid off through an interest free payment plan of between $25 – $35 per week. Alternatively, this course qualifies for a discount for upfront payment.

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This course is made up of 2 subjects and making up 19 core units of study. The amount of study time required to complete this course is approximately 200 hours of study.



Just because you are studying online, doesn’t mean you are studying alone. Feel totally supported with access to full tutor support over the phone and via email 6 days a week



This certificate is accredited through the International Approval & Registration Centre (IARC. A non-profit, global organisation to help you gain employment.



Online 24/7 access to your course allowing you to study when it suits your schedule. When you are ready to study, the learning management system is ready to teach.

Do you have a passion for animals? Maybe even exotic animals? And would like to work with animals as a Zookeeper? This course is a terrific introduction to working in zoos, safari parks, aquariums or wildlife sanctuaries.

Not only will you be learning about basic animal health care, you will also be gaining important insights into captive husbandry, enclosure design and maintenance plus much, much more.

Being one of the more comprehensive Zoology courses online, this course has been specifically designed from the ground up by industry professionals to put you in good stead to develop a strong foundation of the industry and elevate your expertise above others looking to success in this highly popular and competitive industry.

Roles within the industry are extremely competitive so the more training and expertise you can bring into an interview the better your chances will be!

Let this Zoology Certificate be the first of many you complete in this exciting industry and get started on the path of your dream career today

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Course Outline

Subject 1 - Australian Native Wildlife

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Australian Native Wildlife & Conservation
  • Unit 2 – Mammals: Placentals & Monotremes
  • Unit 3 – Mammals: Marsupials
  • Unit 4 – Birds
  • Unit 5 – Marine
  • Unit 6 – Amphibians
  • Unit 7 – Reptiles
  • Unit 8 – Conservation & Rescue
  • Unit 9 – First Aid Basics

Subject 2 - Zoo Husbandry

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Zoos
  • Unit 2 – Zoo Design
  • Unit 3 – Zoo Management
  • Unit 4 – Occupational Health & Safety
  • Unit 5 – Animal Behaviour
  • Unit 6 – Enrichment Programs
  • Unit 7 – Health
  • Unit 8 – Nutrition
  • Unit 9 – Breeding Program Management
  • Unit 10 – Human / Animal Relationships
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