Certificate in zoology
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Do you dream of building a career where you work with animals? Would you love to work in a zoo? Want to learn about exotic animals and how to care for them?

The Certificate in Zoology is a great starting point to build your knowledge and work towards a career working within zoos, wildlife reserves, national parks and animal rescue.

Certificate in zoology


Certificate in Zoology



150 hours of study from start to finish

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Certificate in zoology

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Course Overview

Students will learn about the day-to-day duties of working within a zoo, managing and taking care of animals, understanding their behaviour, feeding them and providing basic health care. You don’t need any experience or previous education to take this zoology course. You’ll undertake basic occupational health and safety, learn about animal behaviours and study the relationship humans have with animals all as part of the zoology certificate.

This is a highly sought after career choice and the more qualifications you have the better chance you have of obtaining your dream role. Whether you’re looking to enhance your knowledge to help you get started in the industry or a foundation course before going onto university, the Certificate in Zoology is a great first step!

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Course Units
Module 1
  • Zoos Today
  • Zoo Design
  • Zoo Management 
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Animal Behaviour Understanding 
  • Animal Health 
  • Animal Nutrition 
  • Breeding Program Management 
  • Animal Relationships
Module 2
  • Animal Health Care
  • Faculties Administration and management  
  • Signs of Poor Health
  • Common Diseases
  • Treatments 
  • Common Pet Issues
  • Animal Behaviour 
  • Rehabilitation 
Who Might Be Interested In This Course

People that want to learn about or move into this field and work in…

  • Zoos
  • Wildlife reserves
  • National Parks
  • Animal Rescues
  • Animal Welfare
  • Animal Conservation
  • Wildlife Management

 Our article about studying zoology in Australia might be helpful.

Course Features
  • All course material is provided for students and included within the course fees.
  • Graduate with an official certificate recognising your successful completion of the course.
  • Receive an academic transcript of all the units completed.
  • A letter of recommendation for any current or future employer.
  • Assistance in either setting up a LinkedIn profile or CV/Cover letters.
  • A three-day cooling off period to ensure you’re happy with the course of your choice.


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