Is it your dream to work with animals?

Our Animal Sciences team love what they do. Which is why they’ve been working hard to build our industry partnerships with places like Gumbuya World and local veterinary clinics to increase placement opportunities for our students who want to purr-sue a paw-poseful career caring for animals.

With a broad range of careers to choose from thanks to an increase in pet ownership over the past few years, the options are both plentiful and rewarding.

Which course is right for you, right now?

If you’re passionate about animals and are looking to learn new skills or build on existing ones, take the first steps towards a rewarding and stimulating career in the field of animal studies or veterinary nursing.

Chase your career goals and open doors to the many career options available to you when you complete these courses - including pet exerciser or trainer, pet shop/aquarium assistant, animal shelter assistant, animal welfare officer and so many more!

To find out more about where TAFE Gippsland could take you, check out each available course and where it could lead you.

Still wondering if this is the right fit for you? Hear from a couple of our students who made the decision to study pursue a career working with animals and find out where each available course could lead you in this growth industry.

Our courses

Animal Sciences Short Courses

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Clare Turner – Animal Sciences student

Clare shares what she loves about her Certificate III in Animal Studies course and why she opted for TAFE instead of university to get her to where she wants to be.


The call of the wild

Meet Abbey Williams.  Abbey didn’t hear the whispers of her career calling until after she’d finished school. But it didn’t take long for those faint murmurs to become a bold beckoning.


Which course is right for you?

Animal care is a growing industry which means there is high demand for skilled animal carers. It’s a good time to consider turning your passion into a career.


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