Smart and Skilled Update:
The NSW Department of Education and Communities has implemented Smart and Skilled. This program has some financial assistance for entry level training up to and including Certificate III for some courses. The Department of Education and Communities has selected Certificate 3 at the Sydney campus as part of Smart and Skilled. For all other courses, normal fees will apply.
Ever wanted to work at the Zoo?
The Taronga Training Institute (TTI) offers the courses that can get you on the right track. We provide accredited training that gives you the unique experience of working on site while you study, as well as specialised short courses offered by field experts.
Check out the range of courses we offer.
This is the introductory level course for those who are interested in the animal care industry and/or pursuing a career as a keeper.
This Certificate II HSC program enables students in Year 11 or 12 who are interested in the animal care industry and/or pursuing a career as a keeper to complete this introductory level course while undertaking their school studies.
A Certificate III in Captive Animals is a pathway to zoo keeping, or an ideal qualification for those who wish to work in aquariums, wildlife parks and theme parks.
Taronga Zoo is a multi award winning tourist attraction and the Taronga Training Institute is thrilled to be offering the Certificate III in Tourism for people aiming to work in education, interpretation or guiding in the wildlife tourism industry. Learn from the best - onsite at the Zoo!