Certificate in Animal Care

Love animals? Get certified with our online Certificate in Animal Care. Learn to care for all types of animals and manage their health, with opportunities in pet stores, shelters, veterinary facilities, and more.
Course Provider
Careerhouse
(RTO 22557)
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Study 100% Online

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Self-Paced

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Upfront Payment or a Flexible Payment Plan starting from $26 per week

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Duration
Enjoy the flexibility of online learning with 12 months of access time to complete your course.
Delivery
Flexible, online, self-paced learning with dedicated tutor support.
Career Outcomes
  • Animal Shelter Assistant
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Veterinary Nurse
  • Animal Technician
  • Pet Boarding / Kennel Assistant
  • Wildlife Shelter Assistant or Ranger
  • Pet Shop Assistant
  • Professional Pet-Minder
Course Modules
  1. Introduction to Animal Care
  2. Cats
  3. Dogs
  4. Birds
  5. Fish
  6. Rabbits
  7. Reptiles and Amphibians
  8. Guinea Pigs, Hamsters, and Mice
  9. Introduction to Animal Health Care
  10. Common Health Problems in Farm Animals and Pets
  11. Animal Behaviour
  12. Signs of III-Health
  13. Veterinary Facilities
  14. Safety Procedures
  15. Administration of Animal Health
  16. Animal First Aid
  17. Preventive Health Care
  18. Routine Health Treatments
  19. Health Problems in Domestic Pets
  20. Rehabilitation Care
Course Fees Include
  • All the required study and course materials.
  • 24/7 online access to the course learning portal to study when you want.
  • One-on-one mentor and a student support advisor available to you 5 days per week.
  • Upon course completion, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion and a Statement of Attainment for each module completed.
  • 12 months total access to the course materials allowing you to self-pace your study.
  • Upon enrolment unlock access to LinkedIn Learning which offers over 10,000 on-demand courses to help you learn and achieve success.
  • 5-day satisfaction guarantee.
Payment Options

You can choose either an interest-free weekly payment plan starting from just $26 per week or you can pay the course fees upfront, with a substantial discount. 

To get the total course cost you’ll need to talk to Career House’s course advisors as pricing is based on the payment option selected, qualification type, your individual study requirements, course options and additions and current promotions. 

Course Accreditation

International Approval and Registration Centre (IARC) Endorsed

Career House is an approved and recognised member of IARC. The IARC is an International association which recognises quality and excellence in education providers in tertiary education.

Assessments

Assessments are a critical step in the learning process. They help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving onto the next. They also help your tutor identify where any further support may be required, so that you get the most out of your course.

You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, interacting with tutors, undertaking research and watching videos. Each lesson will conclude with an assignment which is marked by your assigned tutor and returned to you with feedback, and if necessary, some recommended additional reading. Assessments may come in the form of – case studies, quizzes and written assessments.

Course Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites to enrol in this course. However, you must be able to read, analyse and comprehend printed information in English. You must be able to write statements and solve problems to complete the course. You must also have reliable access to a computer and a reliable internet connection and have basic computer skills.

Why this course?

Designed for anyone who works or cares for animals, from domestic animals at home, to wildlife and farm animals, or in the pet care industry. You will learn about animal health care and basic veterinarian procedures, disease prevention and animal first aid. The course will also deliver a comprehensive introduction into pets and how to care for them, from dogs and cats, to guinea pigs, mice, rabbits and more.

Who will this course interest?

This course is a beginner level course and for some people, will help them look after their own animals better; but for others, it may be the starting point for a business or career working with companion animals.

Assessment

You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, interacting with tutors, undertaking research and watching videos. Each lesson will conclude with an assignment which is marked by your assigned tutor and returned to you with feedback, and if necessary, some recommended additional reading. Assessments may come in the form of – case studies, quizzes and written assessments.

Approval & Recognition

Careerhouse is an approved and recognised member of IARC. The IARC is an International association which recognises institutions who aspire to excellence in tertiary education.

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

About the Course Provider

Careerhouse

Careerhouse offers online, industry-relevant short courses. They carefully select and partner with industry leading educators and learning institutions to make relevant, practical and interactive courses available online. Whether you’re looking to upskill, transition to a new industry, start your own business or take your hobby to the next level, Careerhouse can help get you there.
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