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Payment Plan

This course can be paid off through an interest free payment plan of between $20 – $30 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 19 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.

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



Access to your course online 24/7, allowing you to study when it suits your schedule. When you are ready to learn, 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

Not only will you be learning about basic animal health care, but 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 succeed 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 – Animal Healthcare

  • Unit 1 – Animal Welfare – Duty of Care
  • Unit 2 – Faculties Administration & Management
  • Unit 3 – Occupational Health and safety – OH&S
  • Unit 4 – Signs of Poor Health
  • Unit 5 – Common Diseases
  • Unit 6 – Common Treatments
  • Unit 7 – Common Pet Issues
  • Unit 8 – Animal Behaviour
  • Unit 9 – Rehabilitation

Subject 2 – Zoo Husbandry

  • Unit 1 – Zoos Today
  • Unit 2 – Zoo Design
  • Unit 3 – Zoo Management
  • Unit 4 – OH&S (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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