Are you working as an animal keeper within the captive animal industry and looking to upskill?
Whether you’re working as a volunteer or in paid employment in zoos, wildlife parks, public aquariums or other facilities that house captive animals, our captive animals' course will enhance your understanding of the industry.
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28 Sep 2021 at 02:00PM AEST
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Recognition of Prior Learning applicants can enrol throughout the year
Full time: 1 year via a series of workshops and online delivery
Classes will run on a Monday evening via MS teams and is 100% remote. All practicals will be expected to be completed in your captive animals facility.
Please note that WHS will be self-directed and you will be expected to complete a first aid qualification as part of your course
For information regarding dates such as enrolment, orientation and study breaks please visit the Academic Calendars page.
Successfully completing our captive animals course can lead to a range of professional roles including being a:
You must have:
Please note: students who don't have the minimum work experience may still apply as long as they meet the weekly place requirements.
Your application will be assessed and if suitable, you will be invited to attend an interview.
You will require access to a computer with WIFI capabilities, a microphone and camera to attend remote classes.
To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.
A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.
Recognition of Prior Learning is available.
After completing this course you may wish to expand your knowledge with one of our other animal related courses such as companion animals or veterinary nursing
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3
This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments
|Government Subsidised Concession||Government Subsidised Standard||Full Fee|
|Core Skills Support Fee||$83||$83||$83|
|Retain Course Items||$0||$0||$0|
|Total Course Estimate||$1,385||$3,751||$10,551|
|Payable Estimate (at commencement)||$1,385||$3,751||$10,551|
Retain Course Items are purchased once by the student prior to commencing. Those items then become the property of the student. Fees listed are at 2021 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. The student tuition fees listed are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 16 units (including 11 core and 5 electives)
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