Certificate in Animal Diseases

Love Taking Care of Animals?

Study the Certificate in Animal Diseases, 100% online from the comfort of your own home and learn the skills to help sick animals in need for just

  • $25 Per Week

    on a Flexible Payment Plan

  • Study 100% Online From Anywhere in Australia

  • 24/7 Access to Course

  • No entry requirements or previous experience needed

  • Self-Paced - Study When You Want

  • $25 Per Week Flexible Payment Plan

  • Resume and LinkedIn Profile assistance

Course Details


Certificate in Animal Diseases


You have up to 12 months to complete the course with self-paced learning.


You have up to 12 months to complete the course with self-paced learning.

Start Date

Start Anytime

Course Fees Include
  • All the required interactive online learning materials.
  • Online support by phone and email from experienced industry tutors during weekdays.
  • Online 24/7 access to your course through the learning portal allowing you to study when it suits your schedule.
  • Resume and LinkedIn Profile assistance upon completion of the course.
  • A certificate officially recognising your successful completion of studies and qualifications
Payment Options

Upfront Payment or an Interest-Free Payment Plan (starting from $25 per week).


Upskill Online

Equip Yourself with Work-Ready Skills in Animal Care and Services

Are you passionate about caring for animals? Do you want to know how to determine when an animal is healthy or sick and learn about diseases, prevention, and cure? Are you dreaming of starting a career in animal protection services? If you answered yes, then the Certificate in Animal Diseases is a great opportunity for you to open up doors in the animal care industry.

Get yourself ready to explore an exciting career! This course prepares you to work closely with Veterinarians to provide both routine and emergency care. This Certificate in Animal Diseases also provides you with the knowledge and skills to prepare you for a variety of different roles in the industry like animal welfare attendants, animal carers in wildlife reserves, parks, or zoos, veterinary assistant, and so much more. Learn everything about animal illnesses, bacterial/fungal diseases, poisons, parasitological conditions, metabolic & nutritional conditions, disease investigation sampling, and other common disorders and illnesses.

During the course, you will also learn the different critical skill sets and competencies to become a confident and effective support worker in animal care. Whether you’re looking for an entry-level job or wanting a foundation course before going onto university The Certificate in Animal Diseases is a great first step.

Take your passion for animals to the next level, increase your opportunities, and start your way in the industry with the Certificate in Animal Diseases.

Study From $25 Per Week

Want to study this course but can’t afford to pay upfront? No problem! This course comes with an interest-free payment plan option starting from $25 per week. Simply pay a weekly amount towards the course until the course is paid off and stress less

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  • Career Outcomes

Upskill Online

Upskill Online is renowned for its next generation approach to online education. They provide interactive, short courses in just about every industry you can think of!

Their courses are industry focused and have already helped many students across Australia develop skills to help them succeed in their new vocation.

They understand time is precious and that our students have busy schedules! That’s why you move through your course at a pace that suits you.

They provide an engaging learning platform that’s accessible anywhere, anytime and for any age or experience level.

Take the first step and undertaken study to your dream industry and receive career support and advice from one of our experts.

They revisit your goals and set you up as a professional in your new industry with a LinkedIn/Resume revamp to optimise your employment opportunities!

  1. Introduction to Animal Diseases- Viruses
  2. Bacterial Diseases
  3. Fungal Diseases (Mycoses)
  4. Parasitological Conditions
  5. Metabolic and Nutritional Conditions
  6. Poisoning Other Common Disorders & Diseases
  7. Common Disease Indicators
  8. Disease Investigation
  9. Sampling

Receive extra units upon successful completion of the first certificate

  1. Introduction to Pet Selection
  2. Dogs
  3. Cats
  4. Reptile and Amphibians
  5. Fish
  6. Rabbits
  7. Guinea Pigs and Mice
  8. Birds
  9. Environmental Concerns
  • Veterinarian Assistant
  • Animal Attendant
  • Animal Welfare Officer
  • Animal Carer
  • Employment at a Cattery, Kennel, Pet Shop or Specialist Pet Service
  • Animal Hospital Assistant
  • Animal Refuges and Welfare Organisations
  • Pet Shop Employee or Business Owner
  • Animal Breeder
  • Animal Accommodation Wildlife Reserves, Parks and Zoos
  • Farm Hand

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