Certificate in Zoology

Become a Zoo Assistant, Vet Assistant or Welfare Assistant

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

  • Self-Paced

  • 5-Day Satisfaction Guarantee

  • No Previous Experience Required

Course Details


Certificate in 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.
  • A tutor who will service all of your course and career questions and guidance needs.
  • Upon course completion, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion, a Statement of Attainment for each module completed and an Academic Transcript.
  • 5-Day Satisfaction Guarantee
Payment Options

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


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 your 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 will give you a solid foundation on how to care for and work with a large variety of domesticated and wild animals.

Study from $25 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 $25 per week towards your course until the course is paid off and stress less.

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  • Career Outcomes


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. Animal Healthcare
  2. Introduction to Animal Health Care
  3. Common Health Problems in farm animals and pets
  4. Animal Behaviour
  5. Signs of Ill Health
  6. Veterinary Facilities
  7. Safety Procedures
  8. Administration of Animal Health
  9. Animal First Aid
  10. Preventative Health Care
  11. Routine Health Treatments
  12. Health Problems in Domestic Pets
  13. Rehabilitation Care
  14. Diseases in Animals
  15. Introduction: Influences and Motivation
  16. Genetics and Behaviour
  17. Animal Perception and Behaviour
  18. Behaviour and the Environment
  19. Social Behaviour
  20. Instinct and Learning Handling Animals Behavioural Problems
  21. Zookeeping
  22. The Nature and Scope of Zoos
  23. Occupational Health and Safety in Zoos
  24. Captive Husbandry – Nutrition and Feeding
  25. Captive Husbandry – Health Captive Husbandry – Reproduction
  26. Captive Husbandry – Behaviour and Enrichment
  27. Human-Animal Interactions
  28. Enclosure Design and Maintenance
  29. Problem-based Learning Project – Environmental Enrichment
  • Zookeeper
  • Zoo Assistant
  • Aquarium Assistant
  • Veterinary Services
  • Wildlife Reserve Ranger
  • Wildlife Office

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