Certificate in Wildlife Veterinary Assistance

Ever found yourself captivated by the wonders of wildlife? Do you feel a deep-seated passion for caring for animals, especially those in the wild? Have you pondered on how to play a part in conserving their habitats? If you always wanted to pursue a career making a difference in the lives and preservation of Australian wildlife, then the Certificate in Wildlife Veterinary Assistance will provide you with the foundational skills and knowledge you need to get started.
Course Provider
Careerhouse
(RTO 22557)
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Study 100% Online

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Self-Paced

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Upfront Payment with a discount or an Interest-Free Payment Plan starting from $26 per week.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Duration
Approximately 200 hours to complete the course with self-paced learning, which has 2 key modules made up of 22 subjects.
Delivery
Online, flexible learning at your own pace.
Career Outcomes

This course may be of interest to people working or aspiring to work in or as:

  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Animal Technician
  • Animal Shelter Assistant
  • Pet Boarding / Kennel Assistant
  • Wildlife Shelter Assistant or Ranger
  • Pet Shop Assistant
  • Professional Pet-Minder
Course Modules

Module 1: Animal Health Care

  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

Designed to teach you how to manage animal health for pets, wildlife or farm animals, this module will help you understand animal health care and basic veterinarian procedures. From veterinary health, disease prevention, animal first aid and rehabilitation care, you will learn broad and varied knowledge and skills, in which you can take with you into any role where you are working or caring for animals.

Module 2: Wildlife Conservation

  1. Introduction to Wildlife Conservation
  2. Recovery of Threatened Species
  3. Habitat Conservation
  4. Approaches to Conservation of Threatened
  5. Wildlife
  6. Vegetation Surveys
  7. Fauna Surveys
  8. Marine Conservation
  9. Planning for Wildlife
  10. Management
  11. Wildlife Conservation Project

In this module, you will learn how to conduct flora and fauna surveys, learn about wildlife conservation theory, habitat rehabilitation, and threatened species recovery. Gain knowledge about the different ways you can conserve wildlife, including the impact habitat use and fragmentation can have, and learn a variety of survey techniques to be used to better understand wildlife, flora, vegetation and marine life.

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.
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.

Certification

Upon completing the course, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for each certificate completed and a Certificate of Completion.

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 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.

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.

About this course

This introductory course is 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. From veterinary health, disease prevention, animal first aid and rehabilitation care, you will learn broad and varied knowledge and skills, in which you can take with you into any role where you are working or caring for animals. You will also learn about the different ways to conserve wildlife, including the impact habitat use and fragmentation can have, and about a variety of survey techniques to be used to better understand wildlife, flora, vegetation and marine life.

Who will this course interest?

This course is a beginner level course and will lay a sound foundation of knowledge and skills in which can grow with experience and further study.

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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