In response to a necessity identified in the zoo keeping industry, ABES is proud to provide a Zoo and Aquarium Technology Program. As with all ABES programs, the theoretical and factual material obtained by reading and study is intended to be supplemented with valuable, hands-on practicum courses.
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Canadian Association of Zoos and Aquariums
Continuous through Correspondence
High, due to impending retirement of existing zookeepers.
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Communication for Zookeepers - 44 Hours ($295)
Basic Biology for Zookeepers -110 Hours ($700)
Animal Behaviour and Breeding- 30 Hours ($195)
Animal Health Care and Veterinary Support - 90 Hours ($575)
Horticultural Support for Zookeepers - 60 Hours ($390)
Workplace Skills for Zookeepers - 60 Hours ($390)
Professional Practices - 60 Hours ($390)
Sanitation and Safety - 60 Hours ($390)
Practicum - 240 Hours ($1250)
A practicum component is available if requested.