Programs and Courses

Programs and Courses

Nurturing the next generation of conservationists.

Taronga is creating future thinkers and skilled practitioners to help achieve positive outcomes for wildlife. Choose to study with us by completing a Certificate course in Animal Care and Management or Tourism, or enrolling in a University of Sydney degree program offered through our innovative alliance. Pushed for time? You can also enrol in a short course or workshop.

Study at Taronga

Certificate courses

Ever wanted to study at the zoo? The Taronga Training Institute delivers Certificate courses at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo, Perth Zoo and Melbourne Zoo.

Tertiary workshops

Taronga Zoo Sydney offers workshops, tours and lectures tailored to complement tertiary study. Participants will learn about issues at the heart of Taronga’s mission and experience the Zoo from a whole new perspective.

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Short courses

Taronga's short courses are designed to provide you with an amazing experience and give you the knowledge, skills and insight into how our experts care for animals at Taronga Zoo Sydney.

See the courses currently available to take part in.

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Teacher Professional Learning at Taronga
Teacher Professional Learning at Taronga

Teacher professional learning

Taronga is a dynamic and engaging learning resource that offers authentic and relevant experiences to enrich and inspire your students.

We are committed to supporting and leading teachers and school executives in Environmental, STEM, Geography and Cross Curricular education.

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Youth at the Zoo
Youth at the Zoo

Youth engagement

Taronga delivers a wide range of projects and programs that engage young people with wildlife, culture and learning. Our innovative team provide programs for toddlers to adults in leadership, mentoring and outreach.

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