This qualification reflects the skills and knowledge required for individuals undertaking a range of animal care functions in a zoo, wildlife sanctuary, aquaria or other facility where animals are cared for or exhibited. It applies to individuals who undertake activities autonomously or in teams working under broad direction. Activities may include individual animal welfare to social group management in small to large scale facilities.
Job roles covered by this qualification may include:
- Zookeeper/Animal carer
- Native wildlife carer
- Wildlife rehabilitator
- Animal technical officer
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.