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Certificate in

Wildlife Rescue

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 18 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



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Are you a huge animal lover who has a deep passion for the protection and conservation of our natural wildlife? Are you enthusiastic about learning more about mammals, birds, marine life, amphibians, reptiles and more? Then our Certificate in Wildlife Rescue may very well be the perfect course for you.

In this course, you will learn all about Australian native wildlife, including their anatomy, physiology, taxonomy and classification, diet, as well as general principles on care and captivity, conservation and rescue, plus first aid basics. This is in addition to module units that focus specifically on the logistics and systems supporting wildlife sustainability and conservation, covering topics such as planning wildlife conservation, habitat management, conducting vegetation flora surveys and more.

If you are inspired to make a difference to Australian wildlife, so they can thrive and flourish and continue to be protected for generations to come, this course can help you to take that first step. Dive into the wonderful world of wildlife rescue and let’s start your journey together, today!

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Course Outline

Module 1 - Australian Native Wildlife

  • Introduction to Australian Native Wildlife & Conservation
  • Mammals: Placentals & Monotremes
  • Mammals: Marsupials
  • Birds
  • Marine
  • Amphibians
  • Reptiles
  • Conservation & Rescue
  • First Aid Basics

Module 2 - Wildlife Sustainability & Conservation

  • Wildlife Conservation
  • Planning Wildlife Conservation
  • Wildlife Management Systems
  • Habitat Management
  • Monitoring | Survey Systems
  • Marine Conservation
  • Vegetation Flora Surveys
  • Urban Development
  • Rehabilitation Programs
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