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Course Info

Certificate III in Captive Animals

National Course Code: ACM30317

Overview

If you are dreaming of a career filled with exotic, native and rare animals of all shapes and sizes, the Certificate III in Captive Animals could be for you.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

You will need:

  • Love of animals
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Interest in animal welfare, conservation and rehabilitation

This qualification is the general industry qualification for keepers in captive animal facilities such as zoos, wildlife parks, mobile zoos or aquariums.

Your teachers will be expert zookeepers and captive animal experts. With the perfect mix of theory and hands-on experience, you will learn:

  • The significance of animal conservation
  • How to safely capture, restrain and move animals
  • How to monitor animal health
  • Techniques for presenting information to the public
  • How to maintain animal housing
  • Nutrition, reproduction and enrichment for animals

TAFE NSW will provides you with hands-on, real-world learning to make sure you are job and industry ready. You should organise paid employment or a voluntary placement in an aquarium, wildlife parks, zoo or similar before starting your study.

Graduates of this course go into careers as:

  • Trainee Keepers
  • Pre-trade Keepers
  • Assistant Keepers
  • Animal Care Attendants
  • Wildlife Animal Carers

Locations

This course is currently available at 10 campus locations across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • Full Time, Part Time Day, FT Connected, PTD Connected
  • Fully government-subsidised
  • JobTrainer

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Showing 1 to 12 options of 12 for Certificate III in Captive Animals

Bankstown: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Coffs Harbour Education CHEC: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Gosford: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Kingscliff: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Kingscliff: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Kingscliff (QLD Students): Full Time

  • Full Fee: $8,130.00
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Moruya: PTD Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Richmond: FT Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 05 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Months

Richmond: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 05 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 18 Months

Ultimo, Main Campus: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 03 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Wollongbar: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Yallah: PTD Connected

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 02 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

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