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Certificate in Zoology

Become a Zoo Assistant, Vet Assistant or Welfare Assistant

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.

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Start Date
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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.

Course Overview

Course Modules

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Career Outcomes

  • Zookeeper
  • Zoo Assistant
  • Aquarium Assistant
  • Veterinary Services
  • Wildlife Reserve Ranger
  • Wildlife Office

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Course Accreditation

International Approval and Registration Centre (IARC) Endorsed

Career House is an approved and recognised member of IARC. The IARC is an International association which recognises quality and excellence in education providers in tertiary education.


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.

Payment Options

You can choose either an interest-free weekly payment plan starting from just $26 per week or you can pay the course fees upfront, with a substantial discount. 

To get the total course cost you’ll need to talk to Career House’s course advisors as pricing is based on the payment option selected, qualification type, your individual study requirements, course options and additions and current promotions.

Course Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites to enrol in this course. However, you must be able to read, analyse and comprehend printed information in English. You must be able to write statements and solve problems to complete the course. You must also have reliable access to a computer and a reliable internet connection and have basic computer skills.

About The Course

Start Your Career Caring For and Working with Animals 

Love being surrounded by animals of all types and want to learn more about their healthcare and behaviour? If you see yourself working in wildlife conservation, in the wildlife industry, or in veterinary services, then you’ve just found the perfect course to kickstart your career, offered by CareerHouse.

The Zoology certificate will provide you with knowledge about animal healthcare and first aid. Moreover, you’ll dive deep into topics about animal behaviours, veterinary facilities, genetics, nature and scope of zoos, human-animal interactions, the animal captivity environment, and more.

This course, part of our flexible online courses, will give you a solid foundation on how to care for and work with a large variety of domesticated and wild animals.

Study from $26 Per Week

Want to study the Certificate in Zoology but can’t afford to pay upfront? No problem! This course comes with a super affordable payment plan option. Simply pay as low as $26 per week towards your course until the course is paid off and stress less.


“Had a great experience with Careerhouse. The course I did in zoology was amazing. Learnt so much. Everyone was so helpful when I needed it! Thank you heaps.” -Hannah W