Certificate in Wildlife Veterinary Assistance

The Certificate in Wildlife Veterinary Assistance course equips you with the knowledge you need to excel in veterinary care, from general animal healthcare and first aid to wildlife conservation, habitats, and management practices.
Course Provider
My Learning Online
(RTO 22557)
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Flexible Online Delivery

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Payment Plans from $20 to $30 Per Week

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Approximately 200 hours
100% Online
Career Outcomes
  • Wildlife Rescue Shelter Worker
  • Welfare Shelter Worker
  • Wildlife Conservationist
  • Animal Healthcare Worker
  • Rural Animal Helper
Course Modules

1. Animal Healthcare

  • Animal Welfare – Duty of Care
  • Faculties Administration &
  • Occupational Health and Safety – OH&S
  • Signs of Poor Health
  • Common Diseases
  • Common Treatments
  • Common Pet Issues
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Rehabilitation

2. Wildlife Sustainability & Conservation

  • Wildlife Conservation
  • Planning Wildlife Conservation
  • Wildlife Management Systems
  • Habitat Management
  • Monitoring | Survey Systems
  • Marine Conservation
  • Vegetation Flora Surveys
  • Urban Development
  • Rehabilitation Programs
Course Fees Include
  • All required study materials and course notes.
  • A course tutor will help you every step of the way and answer any questions.
  • A certificate officially recognising your successful completion of studies and qualifications.
  • Transcripts indicating units completed.
  • Online 24/7 access to your course through the online learning portal allows you to study when it suits your schedule.
  • Lifetime access to the course content allows you to have a refresher whenever needed.
Payment Options

Upfront payment or flexible payment plan starting from $20 to $30 per week. Only Australian Citizens & Permanent Residents are eligible for payment plans.

Why this course?

Wildlife Conservation and Animal Healthcare are the two key skills necessary to work in this exciting industry. In this Wildlife Veterinary Assistant course, you will learn about general animal healthcare, first aid and rehabilitation, taking you through the basics to put you in good stead to start working with Animals. You will also learn about Wildlife conservation, habitats and management practices. By combining these 2 units, you will now have a base knowledge and understanding about the animal health care and wildlife conservation space.

Being one of the more comprehensive hybrid Wildlife Vet Assistant certificate courses online, this course has been specifically designed from the ground up by industry professionals to put you in good stead to develop a strong foundation of the industry and elevate your expertise above others looking for entry-level employment in this wonderful industry. If you see yourself working in a Wildlife Rescue shelter, welfare shelter or even want to better your understanding to help animals in need as you come across them in rural areas, this is the course is the one for you.

Tutor Support

Just because you are studying online, doesn’t mean you are studying alone. Feel totally supported with access to full tutor support over the phone and via email 6 days a week.


This certificate is accredited through the International Approval & Registration Centre (IARC). A non-profit, global organisation to help you gain employment.

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

About the Course Provider

My Learning Online

Learning Online is a new-age education provider with the mission of delivering practical skills to Australians so that you can get the most out of life. They specialise in carefully crafted short courses to deliver you the skills you’ll need to succeed. By partnering with industry experts their courses are highly relevant to what’s occurring in the industry right now. This means that when you graduate from a Learning Online course, you’ll be able to start applying those skills and create an impact in your role from day one. My Learning Online provides a broad selection of flexible online courses, offering practical skills in fields such as agriculture, animal care, business, and photography. Developed with industry experts, these courses ensure immediate relevance and applicability across various sectors. Ideal for those looking to advance their career, switch industries, or pursue a passion, My Learning Online's courses allow for flexible, online study, enabling learners to gain essential skills and knowledge at their own pace and convenience.
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