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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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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

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Career Outcomes

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

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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.

The Certificate in Zoology will provide you with knowledge about animal healthcare and first aid. Moreover, you’ll deep dive 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 $33 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 $33 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