Advanced Certificate in Wildlife Management Online Course

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Duration

400 hrs (24 months)

Exam

Compulsory

Tutor Support

Yes by email, 2 years to complete

Qualification

Advanced Certificate

Clear

About this Course

  • A foundation course for those looking to work their way into employment with wildlife.
  • Undertake studies in vertebrate zoology, wildlife management, ecology, ornithology, marine studies I and environmental assessment.
  • Modules combined to provide you with a working knowledge of wildlife and their environments.
  • A great course to get you started on your wildlife career.

 

There are 4 modules in this course:

1. Wildlife Conservation

Our Wildlife Conservation course will provide you with the foundation knowledge for conserving threatened wildlife. This course covers important aspects related to wildlife conservation such as:

    • habitat use, habitat fragmentation and bio geography
    • genetic diversity and conserving small populations
    • wildlife survey techniques
    • flora survey techniques
    • surveying marine life and
    • working with legislation and much more.

The valuable skills obtained through the study of his wildlife conservation course could be built upon with further study. Careerline courses in conservation and environmental management, wildlife management, animal behavior, landscape restoration or nature park management I and II courses would be well worth considering.

2. Wildlife Management

Wildlife Management is the study of preserving and managing populations in the wild with consideration to their habitats.   This wildlife course will introduce students to concepts such as population dynamics, carrying capacities, landscape fragmentation, wildlife census techniques and wildlife management techniques such as predator culls, habitat modification, captive breeding and release as well as examine the relationship between wildlife management and the law.

Careerline’s Certificate in Wildlife Management is suitable for those who want a career in wildlife management whether it’s in the wild, wildlife parks, zoos or those working with captive breeding programs.

Suggested Electives: Choose two (2)

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Your Tutor

Dr. Karin Dreyer-Haasbroek B.V.S. M.Sc. (Parasitology)
Karin Haasbroek

Karin’s love and passion for animals stem from growing up on a farm in South Africa. After gaining her Veterinary Science degree she worked in mixed general practice while completing a master’s degree in Veterinary Parasitology. Living and working in South Africa exposed Karin to a vast range of experiences in the clinical veterinary field: treating patients ranging from marmoset monkeys to lions to the everyday cat, dog or horse. Two years as a Laboratory Vet resulted in helping farmers tackling livestock health problems in a variety of farm production systems. Since her move to Western Australia with her family, Karin has been working in a small animal practice.

During her 20 years as a vet, she has been involved in several research projects and the tutoring of students in various fields of animal science. She enjoys mentoring students and sharing her knowledge and she loves helping students flourish and realise their full potential.