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If you're passionate about animals and looking for a career outside of the office then this online Captive Animals Pathway course is ideal for you. Combining two nationally recognised qualifications in one convenient course, you will gain a unique education that will prepare you to work with captive animals in an animal care environment.
This pathway program incorporates the Certificate II in Animal Studies (ACM20110) and the Certificate III in Captive Animals (ACM30310) course to give you a thorough education in everything from caring for dogs and other companion animals as well as caring for common native animals and non-venomous reptiles. Delivered online through Open Colleges, this pathway program is ideal for anyone looking to kick-start their career working with animals!
To successfully complete this course, you will need to complete 160 hours of practical work placement to ensure you graduate job ready. You are required to complete a minimum of 80 hours for the Certificate II in Animal Studies (ACM20110) and a minimum of 80 hours for the Certificate III in Captive Animals (ACM30310) in an animal care environment.
Applicants must be meet the following entry requirements:
In this captive animals course, the subjects you may study include: Certificate II in Animal Studies (ACM20110)
Certificate III in Captive Animals (ACM30310)
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate II in Animal Studies (ACM20110) and Certificate III in Captive Animals (ACM30310) from North Coast TAFE.
From animal husbandry and reproduction to housing and basic animal first aid, this pathway program will ready you for a range of careers in the animal care industry. You will learn how to interact, monitor and observe captive animals in a range of environments from zoos, wildlife parks, theme parks and aquariums.
Curious about where a career in animal care could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
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