Here at the Big Cat Institute you will have a choice to be a hands on intern for either 6 months or 1 year. To get fully certified you will need to complete the year course.

During this course you will learn how to care for neonate cubs until they are one year old. This will include infant formulas, bottle feeding, graduating to meat, the aspects of their health, learning how to read their facial expressions, diets, shifting from pen to pen, walking them on a lash, enrichment, veterinary care, compound cleaning and everything you need to know about the care, welfare of not only the animal but you as a Big Cat zookeeper.

Together with our experienced staff and professionals that have been working with big cats for over 30 years you will leave this course being able to walk into any zoo with a certification and experience you cannot get in any normal college.

With the Nations largest private collection of big cats and the hands on experience this course is for you. Not only will you be rewarded with the knowledge and experience you will obtain while in this hands on course but you will take knowledge of the worlds only successful hybridisation and genetics program.

1 year course $7500

6 month course $3000