TAFE group getting hands on
TAFE Coffs Harbour Education Campus (CHEC) is now proudly training students at Dolphin Marine Conservation Park (DMCP) to become animal carers in zoos
and aquariums in Australia.The course is delivered in 12 months and includes one day of theory at TAFE CHEC and two days at DMCP for hands on practical
experience where students who complete the course achieve the Certificate III in Captive Animals.Students will be learning animal husbandry, health
care, behaviour, rescue and rehabilitation, disease prevention and how to provide information to the public to adequately care for animals and
conserve them for future generations.Dolphin Marine Conservation Park will play an important role in student development because students will
be able to conduct a variety of tasks and will learn from experienced staff members from DMCP.