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If you have a passion for animals, then a career in animal care could be deeply satisfying and rewarding. With an endless range of options from obedience training and pet grooming to zoology and animal science, you will be able to put your passion to use with this rewarding career choice.

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  • Companion Animal Services Pathway

    Companion Animal Services Pathway

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    Gain two qualifications in one with this Companion Animal Services Pathway course offered online through the North Coast TAFE and Open Colleges. The course covers the Certificate II in Animal Studies (ACM20110) and the Certificate III in Companion Animal Services (ACM30410).

  • Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services

    Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services

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    The online Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services course from the Animal Industries Resource Centre will give you a nationally recognised qualification and high quality training in animal care.

  • Certificate III in Captive Animals

    Certificate III in Captive Animals

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    This online Certificate III in Captive Animals course from North Coast TAFE allows you to pursue an exciting range of employment opportunities in zoos, wildlife parks and other captive animal facilities.

  • Certificate II in Animal Studies

    Certificate II in Animal Studies

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    The online Certificate II in Animal Studies course will give you the tools to turn your love of animals into a fulfilling career.

  • Captive Animals Pathway

    Captive Animals Pathway

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    Combining the Certificate II in Animal Studies (ACM20110) and the Certificate III in Captive Animals (ACM30310) delivered online by North Coast TAFE, this Captive Animals Pathway is a unique dual qualification that will qualify you to care for exotic, rare and native captive animals!

  • Certificate IV in Captive Animals

    Certificate IV in Captive Animals

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    Gain the skills required for senior zookeeping positions with this comprehensive online Certificate IV in Captive Animals course from North Coast TAFE.

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