Certificate in Zoology

Turn Your Passion For Animals Into An Exciting And Rewarding Career

Study the Certificate in Zoology 100% Online from the comfort of your own home.

  • $25 per week

    on an Interest-free Payment Plan

  • Study 100% Online

  • No Experience Necessary

  • Self-Paced

  • Flexible Payment Options

Course Details


Certificate in Zoology


This online course takes approximately 200 hours to complete with self-paced learning.


Study this course 100% online from the comfort of your own home, anywhere in Australia.

Start Date

Start Anytime

Course Fees Include
  • All the required study materials and course notes.
  • A tutor who will service all of your course and career questions and guidance needs.
  • A certificate officially recognising your successful completion of the course.
Payment Options

Upfront Payment or a Flexible Payment Plan (from $25 per week).



Kick-Start Your Career In Animal Care, Rescue & Welfare, Zookeeping, Captive Husbandry or Veterinary Assistance

Are you passionate about wild animals and want to start your career working with them as an animal carer, animal rescuer, zookeeper, captive husbandry assistant, veterinary assistant or one of the many other animal care roles available in Australia?

The Certificate in Zoology is the perfect foundation course for anyone wanting to upskill and learn more knowledge about animal genetics and behaviour including perception, social and environmental behaviour, how to handle a wide range of animals safety, enclosure design and maintenance, WHS for working with animals, environmental enrichment, working in zoos and wildlife centres, captive husbandry health, reproduction, feeding and so much more.

This course is the perfect starting point for anyone considering a bachelor’s degree in Zoology or other similar degrees. Learn important foundation knowledge in Zoology first and then tackle your degree with more understanding and knowledge.

Study From $25 Per Week

Want to study this course but can’t afford to pay upfront? No problem! The Certificate in Zoology comes with an interest-free payment plan option starting from $25 per week.

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Courses4me is one of Australia’s newest online education providers. They endeavour to provide their students with engaging content to encourage them along their career path. All of their courses are provided 100% online and are created by industry experts. Courses4Me cater to the upskiller, the side hustler, the returning to work mums and dads and those that just have a passion for learning.

  1. The Nature and Scope of Zoos
  2. Occupational Health and Safety in Zoos
  3. Captive Husbandry – Nutrition and Feeding
  4. Captive Husbandry – Health
  5. Captive Husbandry – Reproduction
  6. Captive Husbandry – Behaviour and Enrichment
  7. Human-Animal Interactions
  8. Enclosure Design and Maintenance
  9. Problem-based Learning Project – Environmental Enrichment
  10. Genetics and Behaviour
  11. Animal Perception and Behaviour
  12. Behaviour and the Environment
  13. Social Behaviour
  14. Instinct and Learning
  15. Handling Animals
  16. Behavioural Problems
  • Animal Carer
  • Animal Rescuer
  • ZooKeeper
  • Zoologist
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Veterinary Assistant

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