About the course
This course is for people wanting to work in a captive animal facility such as a zoo or wildlife park. It is also suitable for those already employed in the care and husbandry of captive animals. Whilst undertaking this course you will learn about the daily care of a large variety of animals. You will learn about feeding, maintaining hygiene,maintaining enclosures and exhibits, and having direct animal contact, observing animals and ensuring their safety. It is essential that whilst undertaking this course you have access to a captive animal workplace through either paid employment or significant periods of work placement or work experience. By completing this course you will be able to prepare and present information to the public, prepare and maintain housing, plan and provide nutritional diets, monitor and maintain animal health and well being, capture, restrain and assist in moving animals, monitor animal reproduction, and provide enrichment for animals.
Intake Months
FEBRUARY, JULY
Delivery Locations
C48039
Qualification
Certificate III
Estimated annual course fee
AUD 8,930
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Duration
1 Year
Cricos
097372C
English language requirements
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5.5
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46
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With a reputation for providing high quality teaching and education, Technical and Further Education New South Wales (TAFE NSW) has over 50 locations across the state for international students to choose from.
TAFE NSW is the biggest training and vocational education provider in Australia with over 5,000 international students studying at the institution each year. Located in picturesque New South Wales, with the world-renowned city of Sydney at its heart, students can study in a cosmopolitan and dynamic region.
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Set in 25 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens with views to the Blue Mountains, TAFE NSW Ryde is an internationally renowned specialist training centre for hospitality, tourism, horticulture and environmental management.