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Meet a Keeper Dubbo

Meet a Keeper is a one-day intensive program for school students in years 9 -11 who have expressed a keen interest in pursuing a career in the Zoo industry, but are unable to attend the School Work Experience program.

Qualifications requiredThis unique program includes a seminar presented by a talented panel of Zookeepers, Zoo educators and other Zoo staff members. Students have the opportunity to learn about all aspects of zoo-keeping, including:

  • Career opportunities
  • Core responsibilities
  • Careers structures and wages
  • Completing components of the skill book as completed by keepers undertaking the Zoo Keepers Certificate

Please complete the booking form below and return to the Education Centre.

2017 Dates for Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo, NSW

Tuesday 8th August 2017

Tuesday 5th September 2017

Tuesday 17th October 2017

Tuesday 7th November 2017



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Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Education Centre