Certificate in Zoology

If you love animals and want to work with them, the Certificate in Zoology is a great way to start. You'll learn about animal health, behavior, genetics, zoos, and how people interact with animals.
Course Provider
Careerhouse
(RTO 22557)
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Study 100% Online

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Self-Paced

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Upfront Payment or a Flexible Payment Plan starting from $33 per week

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Duration
Enjoy the flexibility of online learning with 12 months of access time to complete your course.
Delivery
Flexible, online, self-paced learning with dedicated tutor support.
Career Outcomes
  • Zookeeper
  • Zoo Assistant
  • Aquarium Assistant
  • Veterinary Services
  • Wildlife Reserve Ranger
  • Wildlife Office
Course Modules

1. Animal Healthcare

  • Introduction to Animal Healthcare
  • Common Health Problems in Farm Animals and Pets
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Signs of Ill Health
  • Veterinary Facilities
  • Safety Procedures
  • Administration of Animal Health
  • Animal First Aid
  • Preventive Health Care
  • Routine Health Treatments
  • Health Problems in Domestic Pets
  • Rehabilitation Care

 

2. Animal Behaviour

  • Introduction to Influences and Motivation
  • Genetics and Behaviour
  • Animal Perception and Behaviour
  • Behaviour and the Environment
  • Social Behaviour
  • Instinct and Learning Handling Animals
  • Behavioural Problems
Course Fees Include
  • All the required study materials and course notes.
  • One-on-one tutor and a student support advisor available via phone or email.
  • Upon course completion, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion, a Statement of Attainment for each module completed and an Academic Transcript.
  • Students can unlock access to LinkedIn Learning, which offers over 10,000 on-demand courses to learn more and achieve success.
Assessment

Assessments are a critical step in the learning process. They help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving onto the next. They also help your tutor identify where any further support may be required, so that you get the most out of your course.

You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, interacting with tutors, undertaking research and watching videos. Each lesson will conclude with an assignment which is marked by your assigned tutor and returned to you with feedback, and if necessary, some recommended additional reading. Assessments may come in the form of – case studies, quizzes and written assessments.

Approval & Recognition

Careerhouse is an approved and recognised member of IARC. The IARC is an International association which recognises institutions who aspire to excellence in tertiary education.

Who will this course interest?

This course is a beginner-level course and may be useful to people working in zoos, safari parks, aquariums, and wildlife – or for managing your own pets.

If you have a specific job in mind, it is important that you research exactly what is required before enrolling in a course. Different roles will require different skills, qualifications and recognition. If you are unsure, one of our course advisors will be able to help you with this.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

Careerhouse

Careerhouse offers online, industry-relevant short courses. They carefully select and partner with industry leading educators and learning institutions to make relevant, practical and interactive courses available online. Whether you’re looking to upskill, transition to a new industry, start your own business or take your hobby to the next level, Careerhouse can help get you there.
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