Learn about zoo keeping, with this course.
During this course, you will learn about zoo keeping and how to become a zoo keeper. Whether you wish to learn about zoo keeping for personal or professional reasons, this course provides a basic understanding of zoo keeping and the responsibilities that come with being a zoo keeper. You will learn topics such as: animal welfare, diet and nutrition, captive breeding, research and conservation. Knowledge learnt throughout this course will help you to gain a better understanding of zoology for you to either pursue your career or fulfil your passion.
There are 9 lessons and assessments to complete in this course:
Lesson 1: The Nature and Scope of Zoos
Lesson 2: Occupational Health and Safety in Zoos
Lesson 3: Captive Husbandry – Nutrition and Feeding
Lesson 4: Captive Husbandry – Health
Lesson 5: Captive Husbandry – Reproduction
Lesson 6: Captive Husbandry – Behaviour and Enrichment
Lesson 7: Human-Animal Interactions
Lesson 8: Enclosure Design and Maintenance
Lesson 9: Problem-based Learning Project – Environmental Enrichment
There are no general entry requirements for this course, just your drive, motivation, and passion for the industry. You may enrol into this course at any time and begin studying shortly after enrolment.
Duration study load
We allow up to 12 months to complete this course, although your actual completion time may be less depending on prior experience and the time you commit to your study. Approx 100 hours.
GROW Training Group offers a range of payment plans to suit any budget.
Course fees include course delivery and assessment, study materials and dedicated student support services.
On completion of this course, a Statement of Attainment in Zoo Keeping will be issued.