Course Notes & Special Requirements
- TAFE SA can recognise the skills (RPL) you already have. If you are working in the industry and have skills that can be recognised, TAFE SA will provide any additional training needed to gain a qualification.
How to Apply
Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course.
For International Students please visit International Courses.
Job roles and titles covered by this qualification may include: Trainee Keeper; Pre-trade Keeper; Assistant Keeper; Animal Care Attendant; Wildlife Animal Carer.
Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.
Qualifications & Skills Covered
Certificate III in Captive Animals
This course will provide you with pre-trade level expertise to work in zoos, wildlife parks and many other captive animal facilities. You will learn about the importance of animal conservation and gain practical experience in rescuing animals, applying basic first aid, capture and restraint, and monitoring health and wellbeing, including nutrition. 11 core units plus 5 electives.
Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.