Job Qualification Possible job/career expectations
Animal Attendant 1 Certificate III or IV in Captive Animals Animal attendants perform a wide range of support and animal care operations that may include: operation of a wide range of equipment; maintenance of enclosures; preparation and distribution of food; assisting the in the provision of a range of animal care procedures.
  • The Certificate III in Captive Animals is the industry qualification for persons operating at a pre-trade level and undertaking captive animal functions within a zoo, wildlife or theme park environment. It is highly recommended that whilst undertaking this qualification, the learner should have access to a captive animal workplace through either paid employment or a period of work placement or work experience.
  • The Certificate IV in Captive Animals is the industry qualification for persons operating at a senior keeper level and undertaking captive animal functions within a zoo, wildlife or theme park environment. It is highly recommended that whilst undertaking this qualification, the learner should have access to a captive animal workplace through either paid employment or a period of work placement or work experience.
Animal Attendant 2 Certificate III or IV in Companion Animal Services
  • The Certificate III in Companion Animal Services in the industry qualification for persons operating within a companion animal organisation. It is highly recommended that whilst undertaking this qualification, the learner should have access to a companion animal workplace through either paid employment or a period of work placement or work experience.
  • The certificate IV in Companion Animal services is the industry qualification for persons operating within a companion animal organisation. It is highly recommended that whilst undertaking this qualification, the learner should have access to a companion animal workplace through either paid employment or a period of work placement or work experience.
Animal Attendant 3 Certificate IV in Animal Control and Regulation The Certificate IV in Animal Control and Regulation is the industry qualification for persons undertaking animal control and regulatory functions. It is highly recommended that whilst undertaking this qualification, the learner should have access to an animal control and regulation workplace through either paid employment or a period of work placement or work experience.