Captive Animal Practitioner
Captive Animal Management Practitioner 36 Months

Captive animal management is an existing field which focuses on the care of animals in bird-parks, zoos and other animal holding facilities, breeding centres and rehabilitation centres.

This qualification was designed for students in the above fields to cater for the workplace needs of the sector. Many employees in this industry currently do not have any formal qualification that is specific to their needs.This qualification seeks to address the social, moral and ethical responsibility attached to caring for animals in captive facilities and involves both the physical and mental well-being of the animals.

This qualification further seeks to broaden the student`s understanding of the role the above-mentioned facilities play in biodiversity conservation, environmental education, urban conservation and ecotourism. Personal development, leadership and management are included as different subjects in this qualification, allowing the student to better manage themselves and others.

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