Advanced Certificate in Animal Welfare and Rehabilitation

Make a difference in animal welfare. Get the Advanced Certificate in Animal Welfare and Rehabilitation to provide critical care, rehabilitation, and advocacy for animals. Learn animal psychology, pet welfare, rescue, health, and more. Work with a variety of animals in need.
Course Provider
(RTO 22557)
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Study 100% Online

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Self-Paced Learning

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Upfront Payment or a Flexible Payment Plan starting from $25 per week.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
This course is self-paced. It takes approximately 360 hours to complete, but you have lifetime access to the course to study when it suits you best.
Study this course 100% online from the comfort of your own home, anywhere in Australia.
Career Outcomes
  • Animal Welfare Organisations
  • Pet Shop & Supply Stores
  • Wildlife Reserve, Park or Zoo
  • Veterinary & Animal Hospitals
  • Pet Sitting & Doggy Daycares
Course Modules
  1. Animal Diseases
  2. Animal Conservation
  3. Animal Welfare
  4. Vet Nursing Introduction
  5. Veterinary Assistance Advanced
  6. Animal First Aid
  7. Pet Care

*Plus more in-depth modules to help you become a recognised specialist in Animal Welfare and Rehabilitation.

Course Fees Include
  • 24/7 access to the online learning portal to study when it suits you best. 
  • Lifetime access to the course. 
  • All the required study materials and course notes.
  • A tutor who will service all of your course and career questions and guidance needs.
  • A certificate officially recognising your successful completion of the course.
Why this course?

Have a passion for helping animals in need and want to make a difference? The Advanced Certificate in Animal Welfare and Rehabilitation will convert your care and concern into a meaningful career.

This solid course covers a wide range of Animal Welfare knowledge and explains how to support beloved creatures in different environments. You will be trained in animal psychology, pet welfare, animal rescue, animal health and much more.

Upon completion, you can confidently pursue various career opportunities, from “on the ground” jobs like Animal Welfare Inspector or Rescue Officer to “behind the scenes” jobs such as Marketing and Fundraising.

Is COURSES4ME accredited?

Yes. All of their courses are endorsed by the IARC ( and accredited by ICOES ( ICOES has an independent board of management that ensures that the Foundation operates in accordance with its purpose. It has an Advisory Board consisting of independent professors who developed and implemented the Accreditation Standards, a quality charter that is used for the annual review of prospective and existing accredited course providers.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider


Courses4me is one of Australia’s newest online education providers. They endeavour to provide their students with engaging content to encourage them along their career path. All of their courses are provided 100% online and are created by industry experts. Courses4Me caters to the upskiller, the side hustler, the returning to-work mums and dads, and those who just have a passion for learning. Courses4Me offers versatile online courses across fields like animal welfare, youth work, business, and psychology, designed by industry experts for upskillers, career changers, and lifelong learners, ensuring flexibility and comprehensive support.
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