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.
You’ll study and complete assessments online, and via a series of compulsory practical workshops held throughout the year.
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03 Apr 2020 at 12:00AM AEST
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February, March, May, July or September for workshop delivery.
Recognition of Prior Learning applicants can enrol throughout the year.
Full time: 1 year via a series of workshops and online delivery
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.
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.
Completion of this course can lead to further studies
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 Concessions||Government Subsidised Standard||Full Fee|
|Core Skills Support Fee||$80||$80||$80|
|Retain Course Items||$0||$0||$0|
|Total Course Estimate||$1,661||$3,946||$10,746|
|Payable Estimate (at commencement)||$1,661||$3,946||$10,746|
* Does not apply to VETDSS or Short course students.
** Does not apply to VETDSS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.
***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).
Student tuition & materials fees published are indicative, and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are at 2020 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. 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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