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Learn how to care for a large variety of animals by completing this online Certificate III in Captive Animals course.
You will gain hands-on experience with feeding, monitoring, providing care for and enriching the environment of captive animals.You will also learn how to communicate information to audiences of diverse age groups and backgrounds, provide assistance to zoo visitors and work effectively within a team.
Provided by North Coast TAFE in partnership with Open Colleges, the course is delivered online and also includes a work placement at an approved captive animal facility.
You will be required to undertake 100 hours in an Open Colleges approved animal care environment and to demonstrate your skills in the workplace according to the units of competency you are studying.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, so anyone can apply. An ideal pathway for prospective learners includes:
In this animal care course, the subjects you will study include:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate III in Captive Animals (ACM30310) from North Coast TAFE. This course will provide you with a thorough understanding of all aspects of captive animal care.
Curious about where a career in animal care could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Open Colleges offers two flexible payment models to help make studying more affordable:
|Pay in weekly instalments||Pay in full|
|Pay just $74.82 for 60 weeks with a $100 deposit||Pay $3,432 upfront and save 20%|
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