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Course Overview

Do you have a passion for animal welfare and would like to work with animals as a Zoo Keeper? This course is a terrific introduction to working in zoos, safari parks, aquariums or wildlife sanctuaries. This course is ideal for those individuals who have not completed any previous studies in Zoology and looking for a starting point. 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 course be the first of many you complete in this exciting industry!


  1. The Nature and Scope of Zoos
  2. Occupational Health and Safety in Zoos
  3. Captive Husbandry – Nutrition and Feeding
  4. Captive Husbandry – Health
  5. Captive Husbandry – Reproduction
  6. Captive Husbandry – Behaviour and Enrichment
  7. Human-Animal Interactions
  8. Enclosure Design and Maintenance
  9. Introduction to Animal Health Care
  10. Common Health Problems in farm animals and pets
  11. Animal Behaviour
  12. Signs of Ill Health
  13. Veterinary Facilities
  14. Safety Procedures
  15. Administration of Animal Health
  16. Animal First Aid
  17. Preventative Health Care
  18. Routine Health Treatments
  19. Health Problems in Domestic Pets
  20. Rehabilitation Care


  • Online 24/7 access to your course allowing you to study when it suits your schedule
  • Access to a variety of learning formats including ebooks, self assessment tests and assignments
  • Tutoring services to ensure no question you have goes unanswered.
  • A lifetime loyalty discount of 20% off all your tools and products from our industry partner.
  • A certificate of attainment upon completion.
  • Tutor support service available to you by phone and email 6 days a week.

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