Is your passion captive animals? Do you want to work in zoos? Turn your passion into a profession with the Certificate in Zoology.
This course contains 200 hours of work placement
The workplace will need to provide access to zoo's and captive animals.
Your work placement can be completed anywhere in the world, and you will be responsible for the costs of any travel, accommodation, insurance or any other requirements related to your work placement.
Welfare and Rescue Organisations
Units of Study
Unit 1 - Communications Skills - This unit covers positive communication skills within the veterinary clinic
Unit 2 - Teamwork - This unit covers effective teamwork, network, different cultures, equal employment and workplace bullying and harassment.
Unit 3 - Workplace Health and Safety - This unit covers work health and safety of clients, employees, visitors, contractors, volunteers and suppliers
Unit 4 - Nature of Zoos - This unit covers the nature of zoos as a source of education and conservation.
Unit 5 - Nutritional Support - This unit covers the nutritional requirements and feeding preferences of animals within zoos
Unit 6 - Health Management - This unit covers health management measures required for a range of different captive zoo animals.
Unit 7 - Ethology - This unit covers appropriate ways to manage a range of different wild animals in zoos
Unit 8 - Mammal - This unit covers the distinguishing characteristics of all major groups of Mammals.
Unit 9 - Marsupials - This unit covers the distinguishing characteristics of animals in the order Marsupialia.
Unit 10 - Herpetology - This unit covers the nature and scope of reptiles.
Unit 11 - Ungulata - This unit covers the distinguishing characteristics of animals within the grand order Ungulata.
Unit 12 - Archonta - This unit covers the distinguishing characteristics of animals within the grand order Archonta.
Unit 13 - Primates - This unit covers the nature and scope of primates.
Unit 14 - Carnivore - This unit covers the characteristics, classification and significance of carnivorous animals to man, ecosystems, diet and environments.
Once course is complete
1 x Certificate In Zoology
1 x Course Transcript
Certificate In Zoology
Placement - Assessments - Exams
Access to a computer
"Zoology would have to be my ultimate favourite course.
You learn so many different animals and so many different ways that zoo's can run. It's also a challenge!" - Brooke