Environment and Wildlife Courses


Environment and wildlife courses for careers or for people passionate in the area wanting to develop their knowledge.

Courses offer practical experience based learning and a unique opportunity to gain skills and knowledge in environmental or wildlife conservation, science and management. Entry level to Professional Development. Flexible learning, lots of study options and some great support from tutors across the world. From zookeeping to earth science and waste management to marine science.

Advanced Certificate in Environmental Management   
Advanced Certificate in Environmental...

This course provides extensive professional training for environmental managers, consultants and assessors. Gain unique insights and skills relevant to the envi...

9 modules
900 hours
Advanced Certificate
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Advanced Certificate in Environmental Studies   
Advanced Certificate in Environmental...

Study practical and theoretical approaches to understanding the environment. Develop awareness of sustainability issues affecting animals and plants. Learn skil...

9 modules
900 hours
Advanced Certificate
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Advanced Certificate in Parks & Leisure (Environment)   
Advanced Certificate in Parks & Leisu...

Professional training to a high level for parks or leisure industry managers. Learn the science, management and technical components that underpin a successful ...

9 modules
900 hours
Advanced Certificate
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Advanced Certificate in Wildlife Management   
Advanced Certificate in Wildlife Mana...

Train to become a wildlife professional in this comprehensive online course. Learn to manage wildlife to work in animal care and conservation.

9 modules
900 hours
Advanced Certificate
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Advanced Certificate in Zoo Keeping   
Advanced Certificate in Zoo Keeping

Learn to manage captive animals - in zoos, wildlife reserves, parks, conservation, refuges or elsewhere. Study biology, behaviour, health care, and more.

9 modules
900 hours
Advanced Certificate
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Animal Welfare   
Animal Welfare

Learn how to assess and manage animal welfare and gain an understanding of animal protection, rescue and health services. All online from the comfort of your ow...

9 lessons
100 hours
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Carnivore Zoology   
Carnivore Zoology

Understand more about carnivorous animals and get a head start on your zoology career.

9 lessons
100 hours
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Certificate in Environmental Management   
Certificate in Environmental Management

Study environmental management, conservation, waste management, and more. This course is excellent for anyone wanting to start on their career pathway towards w...

6 modules
600 hours
Certificate
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Certificate in Environmental Restoration   
Certificate in Environmental Restoration

Learn how to restore and protect degraded environments - natural or man-made.

6 modules
600 hours
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Certificate In Environmental Studies   
Certificate In Environmental Studies

This is an excellent foundation course for understanding key environmental principles and issues. Learn about ecology, environmental assessment, wildlife manage...

6 modules
600 hours
Certificate
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Certificate in Environmental Sustainability   
Certificate in Environmental Sustaina...

Learn how to reduce environmental degradation and repair damaged environments. Build a foundation that helps you develop your career, and improve the environment.

6 modules
600 hours
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Certificate In Horticulture (Nature Park Management)   
Certificate In Horticulture (Nature P...

Learn to work with plants, animals and natural environments - in conservation, rehabilitation or environmental protection. Train to manage reserves, zoos, wildl...

600 hours
Certificate
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Certificate in Marine Studies   
Certificate in Marine Studies

Study marine biology online. Learn about fish, crustaceans, marine mammals and other marine life; their environments, management and conservation.

6 modules
600 hours
Certificate
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Certificate in Natural Resource Management   
Certificate in Natural Resource Manag...

Study natural resource management online. Learn about nature park management, and choose from a variety of electives, including ecology, earth science, wildlife...

6 modules
600 hours
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Certificate in Wildlife Conservation   
Certificate in Wildlife Conservation

Study wildlife conservation online and understand the importance of conserving threatened species.

6 modules
600 hours
Certificate
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Certificate In Wildlife Management   
Certificate In Wildlife Management

This course provides foundation knowledge & skills to people working or wishing to work in wildlife care and management.

6 modules
600 hours
Certificate
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Certificate in Zoo Keeping   
Certificate in Zoo Keeping

Zoo Keeping Courses - Flexible online learning. Train to be a Zoo Keeper with this unique distance learning course. 600 hours, payment plans available.

6 modules
600 hours
Certificate
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Climate Science   
Climate Science

Study climate science online. Learn about weather science, wind circulation patterns, climate classifications, climate changes, applications of climate science,...

8 lessons
100 hours
Statement of Attainment
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Climate Science II - Weather Forecasting   
Climate Science II - Weather Forecasting

Study the application of weather forecasting to different practical and commercial situations.

8 lessons
100 hours
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Conservation and Environmental Management   
Conservation and Environmental Manage...

Study environmental issues and sustainability. Learn what is impacting the environment and how negative impacts can be better managed for improved conservation.

8 lessons
100 hours
Statement of Attainment
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Earth Science   
Earth Science

Study earth science online. Learn about geology, soils, rocks, weather, oceans, water courses and more.

9 lessons
100 hours
Statement of Attainment
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Environmental Assessment   
Environmental Assessment

Learn how to conduct an environmental assessment and write an environmental report. Train to be a self-employed consultant or environmental assessor.

8 lessons
100 hours
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Environmental Studies   
Environmental Studies

Learn the foundations of environmental science and how to live a more sustainable, eco-friendly lifestyle.

6 lessons
100 hours
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Environmental Waste Management   
Environmental Waste Management

Study environmental waste management online. Learn how to minimise waste, improve waste disposal and reduce pollution.

6 lessons
100 hours
Statement of Attainment
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Herpetology   
Herpetology

Study reptile and amphibian biology, behaviour and classification. You will also gain a greater understanding of relevant conservation issues affecting these fa...

9 lessons
100 hours
Statement of Attainment
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Introduction To Ecology   
Introduction To Ecology

Develop your understanding of environmental sustainability. Studying ecology underpins many career paths, from horticulture and agriculture to wildlife and envi...

7 lessons
100 hours
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Invertebrate Animals   
Invertebrate Animals

Study the anatomy, behaviour, taxonomy and physiology of microscopic through to larger animals - from worms and snails to arthropods and insects. Learn about in...

9 lessons
100 hours
Statement of Attainment
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Marine Studies I   
Marine Studies I

Study marine science online. Learn about marine environments (reefs, shallow and deep water environments, etc), marine animals, and how human activity impacts m...

9 lessons
100 hours
Statement of Attainment
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Marine Studies II   
Marine Studies II

This course builds on Marine studies I, extending your knowledge of marine organisms, particularly those that were not discussed thoroughly in Marine Studies I.

10 lessons
100 hours
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Marsupials Biology and Management   
Marsupials Biology and Management

Learn about marsupial animals, the biology of the animals as well as management in the wild and captive animals with this marsupials course.

10 lessons
100 hours
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Nature Park Management I   
Nature Park Management I

Learn about natural environments, and the management of zoos, wildlife parks and nature reserves. Develop an understanding of basic ecological principles, natur...

12 lessons
100 hours
Statement of Attainment
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Nature Park Management II   
Nature Park Management II

This course builds on Nature Park Management I, but can be taken in its own right. It concentrates more on indigenous plants and using them to create natural, b...

10 lessons
100 hours
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Ornithology   
Ornithology

Study ornithology online. Learn about the biology, anatomy, physiology and taxonomy of birds, and improve your ability to identify different birds.

9 lessons
100 hours
Statement of Attainment
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Plant Ecology   
Plant Ecology

Learn about the principles of plant ecology. Apply that knowledge to horticulture and the cultivation of plants, and develop a new view on the plant world.

8 lessons
100 hours
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Primatology (Primate Animals)   
Primatology (Primate Animals)

Learn about monkeys, apes and other primates. This comprehensive course will teach you all about the taxonomy, biology and management of primate animals both in...

10 lessons
100 hours
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Specialist Award In Environmental Management   
Specialist Award In Environmental Man...

A specialist study program, designed to broaden your environmental management knowledge and skills.

5 modules
500 hours
Specialist Award
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Trees For Rehabilitation (Landcare Reafforestation)   
Trees For Rehabilitation (Landcare Re...

Develop an understanding of environmental systems and the rehabilitation of degraded landscapes. Learn about plant selection and establishment, propagation and ...

10 lessons
100 hours
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Vertebrate Zoology   
Vertebrate Zoology

Learn about animals with backbones - how they are classified, and the characteristics of the various groups from fishes and reptiles to birds and mammals.

11 lessons
100 hours
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Water Conservation And Management   
Water Conservation And Management

Study water conservation and water management online. Learn how to better manage water resources for a sustainable and quality water supply, and for flood mitig...

10 lessons
100 hours
Statement of Attainment
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Wildlife Conservation   
Wildlife Conservation

Study wildlife conservation online. Learn how to conduct flora and fauna surveys; learn about wildlife conservation theory, habitat rehabilitation, and threaten...

10 lessons
100 hours
Statement of Attainment
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Wildlife Management   
Wildlife Management

Learn to manage wildlife populations in the wild through conservation, habitat management, captive breeding, and more.

9 lessons
100 hours
Statement of Attainment
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Zoo Keeping   
Zoo Keeping

Do you have a passion for animal welfare and would like to work with animals as a Zoo Keeper? This course is a terrific introduction to working in zoos, safari ...

9 lessons
100 hours
Statement of Attainment
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