Advanced Certificate in Animal Welfare and Rehabilitation

Care for Our Furry Friends and be PAWsitively Rewarded with a Career 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.

Illustration of a person sitting on the floor in a cozy room, playfully interacting with two cats. One cat, a brown one, stands alert while the other, a spotted white cat, lies on its back enjoying a belly rub. The scene is warmly decorated with a large potted plant and a stylish mirror reflecting soft light, creating a relaxed, pet-friendly atmosphere.
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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.

Course Overview

Course Modules

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Career Outcomes

  • Animal Welfare Organisations
  • Pet Shop & Supply Stores
  • Wildlife Reserve, Park or Zoo
  • Veterinary & Animal Hospitals
  • Pet Sitting & Doggy Daycares

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About The Course

FUR-ther Your Career and Fast Track Your Journey Caring for Animals

Want to make a difference in the lives of animals in need? Unleash your passion for helping animals and convert your care and concern into a meaningful and fulfilling career with the Advanced Certificate in Animal Welfare and Rehabilitation.

From providing critical care, rehabilitation, and training to help animals recover from illness, injury, and trauma, you’ll also be a vital part of the team that works to educate the public about animal welfare issues and advocate for the rights of animals. You’ll have the opportunity to work with a wide variety of animals in need, from domestic pets to wildlife. Learn valuable knowledge on how to support beloved creatures in different environments and be trained in animal psychology, pet welfare, animal rescue, animal health, and much more.

With the Advanced Certificate in Animal Welfare and Rehabilitation, part of our online courses in Australia, you will learn essential skills and knowledge to provide exceptional care for animals in need, from basic animal handling to advanced nursing procedures, and be part of a movement to protect and preserve vulnerable creatures through this comprehensive course that covers a range of modules including animal diseases, animal conservation, animal welfare, vet nursing introduction, veterinary assistance advanced, animal first aid, and pet care. 

Make a positive impact on the world and turn your passion for animals into a fulfilling career in animal welfare and rehabilitation.

Study From $25 Per Week

Want to study this course but can’t afford to pay upfront? This course comes with a Flexible Payment Plan option starting from $25 per week. Simply pay a weekly amount towards your course until the course is paid off and stress less.


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