Become a Zookeeper through ABES in Calgary!

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.


Certificate

Canadian Association of Zoos and Aquariums


Program Length

754 Hours


Start Dates

Continuous through Correspondence


Employment

High, due to impending retirement of existing zookeepers.


Content

  • 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.


Questions? Call Now!

If you’re interested in or have questions about the Zoo and Aquarium Technology Program, please contact the program coordinator Pam at pam_p@abes.ca. We look forward to talking with you.

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