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  • 8 months
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Overview

How Will You Benefit?

  • Fast track your career in various zoology related professions
  • Quickly develop skills in months not years!
  • Free up valuable time, don’t waste time and money travelling to classes
  • Study at your own pace whenever and wherever you are
  • Have access to a tutor who will provide prompt and encouraging support
  • Easy interest free payment plans from as low as $49 per week

Start reaping the benefits by enrolling today!

Career Prospects

Zoo Keeper positions are relatively few and when positions become vacant it is competitive. Training will help assist in setting you apart from other applicants. Aside from employment within Zoo’s work can also be sought as a VET assistant or staff member at animal impound centres, animal protection agencies (eg RSPCA), animal hospitals, wild life officer (ranger) and animal day care business’s.

The duties of a Zoo Keeper include the care and maintenance of captive animals and their enclosures and the preparation of food. Zoo Keepers are also generally required to maintain detailed animal records, make detailed observations of their charges and assist in the capture and restraint of animals.

Specialist Zoo Keepers may focus upon the care and management of native or exotic mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, fish, animal training, vet hospital or other specialised areas of animal management.

Accreditation

This course is recognised and accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC) and the International Approval and Registration Centre (IARC).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:

    Places are limited, in demand and entry into the course is on a first come first served basis.

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 8 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      31 weeks

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Animal Breeding
  • Diseases and Diagnoses
  • Vertebrate Zoology
  • Animal Behaviour & Psychology
  • Animal Health Care
  • Zoo Keeping

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Prerequisites

  • There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into any course level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1611 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1611 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
  • National

    1611 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1611 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Pay Upfront - 10% Off = $1450
  • Weekly Instalment Plan - $49 x 32 weeks

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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