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Equip yourself with the advanced animal care skills needed to effectively monitor, interact with and care for a range of captive zoo species with this online Certificate IV in Captive Animals course.
As part of the course you will learn to lead a team, manage enclosures and exhibits, communicate with the public and raise awareness for captive animals. You will also gain an understanding of how to manage nutritional needs, create animal diet plans, review behavioural management strategies and provide enrichment for the captive animals in your care.
Delivered by Open Colleges in partnership with North Coast TAFE, this course combines online study with hands-on experience at an approved captive animal facility.
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 IV in Captive Animals (ACM40210) from North Coast TAFE.
Providing advanced skills and training, this course will allow you to pursue senior and leadership positions within the captive animal field. With the rigorous and comprehensive training gained from this certificate, you will be eligible for management positions in wildlife care centres, zoos and other captive animal facilities.
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 $80.18 per week with a $100 deposit||Pay $3,672 upfront and save 20%|
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