It will teach you the required skills to be able to groom, feed, exercise, monitor health and provide basic first aid to companion animals such as dogs, cats, rodents and rabbits. You will learn the foundations of animal nutrition and care, along with workplace safety and health.
＊CERTIFICATE III IN CAPTIVE ANIMALS
This course is for people wanting to work in a captive animal facility such as a zoo or wildlife park. It is also suitable for those already employed in the care and husbandry of captive animals. You will learn about the daily care of a large variety of animals. You will learn about feeding, maintaining hygiene, maintaining enclosures and exhibits, and having direct animal contact, observing animals and ensuring their safety.
You will learn all aspects of animal anatomy, biology and body systems so that you can provide specific animal care, treatment and advice when required. Assisting with animal surgery preparation and procedures, performing pathology, imaging and dental procedures are all part of the course as well as post-surgery care. You will also acquire an in-depth knowledge of animal nutrition as well as the skills to communicate with veterinarians, colleagues and pet owners. On completion of this course, you will also be able to perform office procedures and reception duties in order to run a successful animal clinic
You will be involved in coastal navigation and meteorology, marine biology and ecology and the use of technology in the Aquaculture field. By the end of this course you will have the seaman skills to operate a small vessel and be able to apply management skills across the fishing operations industry.