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  • Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 Diploma in Zookeeping - 603/4158/0

This qualification has been developed with the support of Animal Jobs Direct to give learners a broad overview of the topics that they may come across in zoos, from the development of zoos to how the keepers provide day-to-day care for the animals, using effective record keeping and communication skills.

Learners will develop knowledge of enrichment and training in zoos, alongside the management of animals in a zoo setting. They will also develop an understand of the value of the media to zoos and the role of the zookeeper in relation to the media.

This qualification also provides learners with the opportunity to develop skills in presentation and zoo design.

This qualification can be used to enable learners to gain the required knowledge to obtain employment in zoos, wildlife parks and safari parks. It will also enable progression to further study within this subject area. 

Follow the link below to the qualification guide where you will also find the units.

Qualification Guide

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