Certificate 3 in Captive Animals
This course is for people wanting to work in a captive animal facility such as a zoo or wildlife park. It is also suitable for those already employed in the care and husbandry of captive animals.
Whilst undertaking this course you will learn about the daily care of a large variety of animals. You will learn about feeding, maintaining hygiene,maintaining enclosures and exhibits, and having direct animal contact, observing animals and ensuring their safety. It is essential that whilst undertaking this course you have access to a captive animal workplace through either paid employment or significant periods of work placement or work experience.
By completing this course you will be able to prepare and present information to the public, assist with collection management, prepare and maintain housing, plan and provide nutritional diets, monitor and maintain animal health and well being, capture, restrain and assist in moving animals, monitor animal reproduction, and provide enrichment for animals.
- Year 10 or equivalent
- Academic IELTS 5.5orTOEFL (iBT) 46orCertificate 3 in Advanced English for Further Studyat TAFE NSW or equivalent
Trainee keeper, assistant keeper, animal care attendant, wildlife animal carer
Course Code: 18913
CRICOS Code: 076318E
Last updated April 8, 2016