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Presented and Hosted by Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
The Aussie Wildlife Course is an introductory course developed to train enthusiastic members of our community to provide emergency care for sick, injured or orphaned native wildlife. This course is conducted as an 8 week evening course or a weekend condensed course.
Age Requirement: 14 years and over with parent consent
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Following on from the Aussie Wildlife Course comes the new Advanced Course, presented by Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary’s veterinarians and hospital staff. Using the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital facilities, the advanced course will explore the unique anatomy and physiology of Australia’s wildlife. This course is conducted as a 4 week evening course from 6pm to 8:30pm.
Age Requirement: 16 years and over with parent consent. Must have completed the Aussie Wildlife course or have prior experience.
Ever wanted to know what it is like to walk in the shoes of a vet nurse? Maybe you are considering a career change, looking to become a vet nurse, or are interested in the operations of a veterinary hospital. This course is presented by qualified vet nurses and provides an insight into the role of a vet nurse, and their importance in caring for animals. This course is conducted as an 8 week evening course.
Age Requirement: 14 years and over with parent consent.
This weekend mammal course will dive into the many aspects of our local mammal species. Expert keepers and specialists will go into depth on identification, husbandry, rescue, first aid and rehabilitation as well as management of illness and disease. This course aims to expand your knowledge on our most well-known and loved locals
Would you like to communicate with your furry, feathered or scaly companion? Join us and discover how we train our animal ambassadors on a daily basis. From enrichment to medical care, we will provide you with the information and training demonstrations to effectively train almost any animal!
Make the most of this incredible opportunity and join us at the Sanctuary!