Certificate in Animal Care

Start a career in animal care with the online Certificate in Animal Care course. Learn all you need to know to work with pets and animals in roles such as vet/kennel/cattery assistant, animal welfare worker, or pet shop employee. No experience required.
Course Provider
Courses4Me
(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
Duration
200 hours of study time. You have lifetime access to this course.
Delivery
Study this course 100% online from the comfort of your own home, anywhere in Australia.
Career Outcomes
  • Animal Shelter Assistant
  • Vet Assistant
  • Pet Boarding Employee
  • Kennel Assistant
  • Cattery Assistant
  • Animal Welfare Worker
  • Wildlife Shelter Assistant 
  • Pet Shop Assistant
  • Professional Pet-Minder
Course Modules
  1. Introduction to Animal Health Care
  2. Common Health Problems in farm animals and pets
  3. Animal Behaviour
  4. Signs of Ill Health
  5. Veterinary Facilities
  6. Safety Procedures
  7. Administration of Animal Health
  8. Animal First Aid
  9. Preventative Health Care
  10. Routine Health Treatments
  11. Health Problems in Domestic Pets
  12. Rehabilitation Care
  13. Pet care
  14. Cats
  15. Dogs
  16. Fish
  17. Rabbits
  18. Reptiles
  19. Amphibians/Reptiles
Course Fees Include
  • 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?

Learn to manage animal health for pets, wildlife or farm animals via distance education. Study veterinary and animal health, disease prevention, health therapies and nursing at home, online, via e-learning or correspondence study.

Animal service is one of the most popular and sought after types of employment.

Give yourself an edge over the competition with our comprehensive animal health care course. This course has been designed to help you understand animal health care and basic veterinarian procedures, and by studying with us you will gain invaluable knowledge and experience in understanding the many different aspects of Animal Health Care and their application.

Use this course to improve your employment prospects, form part of a career pathway towards becoming a qualified Veterinary Assistant or Animal Technician, or simply to provide better health care to your less human family or business enterprise members.

Is COURSES4ME accredited?

Yes. All of their courses are endorsed by the IARC (www.iarcedu.com) and accredited by ICOES (www.icoes.org). 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

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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