Certificate in Reptile Zoology

Passionate about Reptiles? Turn Your Passion Into A Career.

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

  • $28 Per Week

    on a Flexible Payment Plan

  • Study 100% Online

  • LinkedIn Learning Access

  • Self-paced

  • No previous experience required

Course Details


Certificate in Reptile Zoology


Enjoy the flexibility of online learning with 12 months of access time to complete your course.


Flexible, online, self-paced learning with dedicated tutor support.

Start Date

Start Anytime

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.
Payment Options

Upfront Payment or a Flexible Payment Plan starting from $28 per week.


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Learn How To Care For, Work With and Manage Snakes, Turtles, Amphibians, Crocodiles and Lizards

Love snakes, lizards, turtles, amphibians and crocodiles? Ever dreamed of having a successful career working with them in zoos, wildlife rescue, animal hospitals, animal conservation or reptile keeping/breeding? The Reptile Zoology Certificate course has been designed by industry experts for anyone wanting to learn how to care for, work with and manage reptiles in a work environment but also as a licenced reptile owner/breeder.

The rich biodiversity of Australia has paved the way for many career opportunities in the field of reptile zoology and this course is the perfect entryway for those wanting to start a long-term career in Reptile and Amphibian Studies.

Immerse yourself in topics such as animal nutrition, zoo keeping, captive husbandry, environmental enrichment, animal and reptile handling and workplace health and safety. This course will provide you with a better understanding of reptile biology, natural habitats, general reptile healthcare, and reptile ecology for a wide range of reptiles including snakes, lizards, turtles and amphibians.

The Certificate in Reptile Zoology and has been specially designed for those students aiming to study a university degree in zoology or animal sciences. You can complete this course first then tackle your degree with more knowledge and confidence.

Study from $28 Per Week

Want to study the Certificate in Reptile Zoology but can’t afford to pay upfront? No problem! This course comes with a super affordable payment plan option starting from $28 per week. Simply pay the weekly amount towards your course until the course is paid off and stress less.


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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.

  1. Zoo Keeping
  • The Nature and Scopes of Zoos
  • Occupational Health and Safety in Zoos
  • Captive Husbandry  –  Nutrition and Feeding
  • Captive Husbandry – Health
  • Captive Husbandry – Reproduction
  • Captive Husbandry – Behaviour and Enrichment
  • Human-Animal Interactions
  • Enclosure Design and Maintenance
  • Problem-Based Learning Project – Environmental Enrichment


  1. Herpetology
  • Introduction to Herpetology
  • Class Reptilia (Reptiles)
  • Reptile Zoology
  • Class Amphibia (Amphibians)
  • Amphibian Biology
  • Ecology of Reptiles
  • Ecology of Amphibians
  • Conservation Issues
  • Keeping Reptiles and Amphibians
  • Zookeeper
  • Zoo Assistant
  • Veterinary Services
  • Wildlife Reserve Ranger
  • Wildlife Officer
  • Aquarium Assistant

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