Certificate in Animal Welfare & Rehabilitation

Help Animals In Need.

Fast-Track Your Career in Animal Welfare, Rehabilitation and Care.

Study the Certificate in Animal Welfare and Rehabilitation 100% online from the comfort of your own home.

  • $25 Per Week

    Interest-free Payment Plan

  • Study 100% Online

  • Self-paced

  • Interest-free Payment Plan

Course Details


Certificate in Animal Welfare and Rehabilitation


This course is self-paced. The course will take approximately 200 hours to complete, but you have full access for 12 months.


Study this course 100% online from the comfort of your own home, anywhere in Australia.

Start Date

Start Anytime.

Payment Options

Upfront Payment with a discount or a no deposit Interest-free payment plan (starting from $25 per week).



Learn How To Rescue, Rehabilitate and Care for Cats, Dogs, Farm Animals and Australian Native Wildlife in Need

Passionate about aiding and helping injured or mistreated animals? Want to learn the skills to be able to rescue, rehabilitate and care for a variety of animals including cats, dogs, horses, domestic farm animals and native Australian wildlife?

The Certificate in Animal Welfare and Rehabilitation will teach you about the scope and nature of animal welfare, animal psychology, animal protection, rescue and health services, animal welfare for domestic pets (cats, dogs, bird etc), working animals, farm animals and native wildlife (both free and captive).

This course also covers animal health care, common health problems in domestic pets and farm animals, animal behaviour, signs of ill health, veterinary facilities and safety procedures, animal first aid, preventive healthcare, routine health treatments as well as rehabilitation care, and the administration skills required to work in a veterinary practice.

This course will teach you the skills needed to work with and care for domestic pets, farm animals and native wildlife in rescue sanctuaries and refuges, veterinary practices, farms, wildlife and nature parks, animal boarding facilities, pet shops and more.

$25 Per Week Payment Plan

Want to study this course but can’t afford to pay upfront? No problem! The Certificate in Animal Welfare and Rehabilitation comes with an interest-free payment plan option starting from just $25 per week. Simply pay the weekly amount towards your course, until the course is paid off and stress less. Want more information? Enquire now.

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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 cater to the upskiller, the side hustler, the returning to work mums and dads and those that just have a passion for learning.

  1. Scope and Nature of Animal Welfare
  2. Psychology and Sentience
  3. Managing Animal Welfare
  4. Animal Protection Services
  5. Animal Rescue Services
  6. Animal Health Services
  7. Animal Welfare for Pets, Work Animals and Animals in Sport
  8. Animal Welfare for Farm Animals
  9. Animal Welfare for Wildlife: Free and Captive
  10. Introduction to Animal Health Care
  11. Common Health Problems in Farm Animals and Pets
  12. Animal Behaviour
  13. Signs of Ill Health
  14. Veterinary Facilities
  15. Safety Procedures
  16. Administration of Animal Health
  17. Animal First Aid
  18. Preventative Health Care
  19. Routine Health Treatments
  20. Health Problems in Domestic Pets
  21. Rehabilitation Care
  • Veterinary Assistant

  • Pathology Laboratories

  • Animal Hospitals

  • Government Veterinary Services

  • Pharmaceutical Departments

  • Educational and Research Organisations

  • Animal Refuges and Welfare Organisations

  • Pet Shops

  • Farms

  • Suppliers of Veterinary products, pet foods etc.

  • Teaching Institutions

  • Animal Accommodation Facilities (e.g. Kennels, Catteries etc)

  • Wildlife Reserves, Parks, Zoos

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