Discover what it takes for an animal to survive and create an environment to carer to the needs of both wild and captive animals.
Highlights & Inclusions
- Hands on participation
- Students will learn about animal’s natural history and unique traits and, how to protect our wildlife
- Sessions can be structured to align with your school timetable
- Up to date Working with Children Check, Risk Assessment and Certificate of Currency provided
Curriculum & Syllabuses (Years 1-2)
- Use equipment to develop solutions for a need (ST1-2DP-T)
- Describes observable features of living things & their environments (ST1-4LW-S)
- Consider sustainability when producing solutions (ACTDEP007)
- Develop collaboration skills to effectively conduct investigations
- Identify that living things live in different places that suit their needs (ACSSU211)
- Design & produce an environment to cater for the needs of a living thing
- Encouraging the return of a living thing to a local habitat
- Recognise people use science to care for the environment & living things (ACSHE022, ACSHE035)
Christian has over 10 years experience in the animal industry and possess a wide wealth of knowledge.
Christian is a certified venomous snake handler, travelling to South Africa in 2019 where he tackled some of the most feared and dangerous snakes on the planet! He also has a Certificate II in Animal Studies at Taronga Zoo and, has been a volunteer there for over three years.
Christian has been working with animals for over 10 years across 2 continents. From giraffes to tigers, he has seen them all, but his passion lies with the scaly and the slimy!
- Certificate II in Animal Studies
- Accredited Reptile Orientation Certificate of Competency
- Reptile Handling Certificate of Competency
- Current Working with Children Check
- Wildlife Rescue and Care Course