• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 8 months
    Duration

About

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 $39 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). The courses offered by ICI are unique as they take a very “hands on” approach. Our courses are not designed to teach you just the “theory” behind the industry – they are written and tutored by industry professionals and will fast-track you into a new career of your choice.

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
      The average time within which students complete studies is 31 weeks.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • 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.

          Academic Requirements

          Prerequisites
          • There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into any course level. Students may enroll directly into the diploma or advanced diploma levels without completing lower ranked qualifications. Graduates can expect higher course levels to result in higher potential salary, positions and skill capabilities.

          Tuition Fee

          • International

            1599 USD/full
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 1599 USD for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
          • National

            1599 USD/full
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 1599 USD 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 = $1439
          • Weekly Instalment Plan - $39 x 41 weeks

          Funding

          ICI are passionate about education and providing opportunities for individuals to fulfil their potential. We want to reward outstanding individuals for a variety of achievements and we have a number of scholarships available to a wide variety of courses.

          • Military Scholarship.
          • Business Leadership Scholarship - With a competitive job market and more people obtaining a degree qualification than ever before, it is essential for individuals to identify a way to stand out to employers when searching for a job. An ICI Business Scholarship could be for you.
          • University Scholarship - Currently studying at University? Then an ICI University Scholarship is for you.

          StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

          The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

          Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.