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.

  • $28 Per Week

    on an Interest-free Payment Plan

  • Study 100% Online

  • Self-Paced

  • LinkedIn Learning Access

  • 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.
  • 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.


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 $28 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 $28 per week towards your course until the course is paid off and stress less.

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  • Modules
  • 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
  • Introduction to Animal Healthcare
  • Common Health Problems in Farm Animals and Pets
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Signs of Ill Health
  • Veterinary Facilities
  • Safety Procedures
  • Administration of Animal Health
  • Animal First Aid
  • Preventive Health Care
  • Routine Health Treatments
  • Health Problems in Domestic Pets
  • Rehabilitation Care


  1. Animal Behaviour
  • Introduction to Influences and Motivation
  • Genetics and Behaviour
  • Animal Perception and Behaviour
  • Behaviour and the Environment
  • Social Behaviour
  • Instinct and Learning Handling Animals
  • Behavioural Problems
  • Zookeeper
  • Zoo Assistant
  • Aquarium Assistant
  • Veterinary Services
  • Wildlife Reserve Ranger
  • Wildlife Office

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