Certificate in Pet Industry Management

Become A Pet and Animal Business Owner or Manager

Want to learn how to manage your own pet industry business and how to give pets the best care and life possible? The Certificate in Pet Industry Management is your ticket to mastering pet care for all types of pets and pet industry businesses management and turning it into a rewarding career or business!

Illustration of a bustling pet store, featuring a man holding a cat and interacting with a female cashier. The shop is filled with various pet supplies, including food, toys, and aquariums, creating a lively and welcoming atmosphere for pet owners.
Start Date
Start Anytime
Self-paced. Approximately 200 hours to complete the course, which has 2 key modules made up of 15 subjects.
Flexible, online, self-paced learning with dedicated mentor support.

Course Overview

Course Modules

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Career Outcomes

This course is aimed at people interested in working in:

  • Pet Store Management
  • Pet Care Business or Services
  • Veterinary Assistance
  • Veterinary Services
  • Pet Boarding and Daycare
  • Pet Training
  • Pet Nutrition
  • Pet Supply and Product Sales
  • Non-Profit and Animal Welfare

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Who Will This Course Interest?

This course is a beginner-level course and will lay a sound foundation of knowledge and skills that can grow with experience and further study. Pet care is a competitive field, and this course will help you develop and strengthen your skills and knowledge to become more successful in pet management or a similar role and ensure you stand out from the competitors. Understanding the basics of what makes effective pet care while understanding business management when dealing with different kinds of pets and animals as your prospective clients are broad skills that can be useful and implemented in several pet management roles.

Student Support

You’ll be fully supported with access to an allocated student support advisor, mentor and course consultants, who are available 5 days per week.


Assessments are an important part of your study journey as they help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving onto the next. They also help your student support advisor and mentors 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, undertaking research and watching videos. Assessments might include case studies, quizzes, and written assessments. There are no in-person exams.


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

Course Accreditation

CPD Endorsed

This course is fully CPD endorsed, which means each of the course modules is globally recognised for Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Completing CPD-endorsed courses gives you CPD points that are recognised by employers and can be used in your resume, professional industry membership, or future career as a professional. Every student receives a digital badge of CPD points that is portable, sharable and verifiable for the study they have completed.

1 hour of learning = 1 CPD point 

The CPD body has evaluated The Learning Group's courses. Independent subject matter experts have reviewed all learning materials, student policies, and procedures. These experts assessed the learning objectives, course content, and end-of-course assessments for each course. As a result, the CPD body has endorsed the learning programs for continuing professional development purposes.

The Learning Group has been accredited by the Professional Development Consortium and achieved Dual Accreditation & Training Excellence through the CPD Standards Office.

The International Council for Online Educational Standards (ICOES) Accredited

This course is accredited by ICOES — ensuring you receive high-quality education and content.

International Approval and Registration Centre (IARC) Endorsed

The Learning Group 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.

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 The Learning Group’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.

About The Course

Learn How To Manage A Pet and Animal Care Business

Ever wondered what it takes to turn your passion for pets and animals into your own business? Want to learn how to manage your own pet industry business and how to give pets the best care and life possible? The Certificate in Pet Industry Management is your ticket to mastering pet care for all types of pets and pet industry business management and turning it into a rewarding career or business! This comprehensive course covers everything from the basics of animal care to advanced management theories, offering a well-rounded education for anyone passionate about animals and management.

This comprehensive online course includes subjects about pet care that will help you gain invaluable insights into caring for a wide variety of pets—be it cats, dogs, birds, or even reptiles and amphibians. Learn the nuances of pet nutrition, training, and overall well-being. Then, management subjects take you through the intricacies of running a pet-related business. From organisational structures to staff management, this will equip you with the skills to be a competent pet industry manager. 

Plus, this course also prepares you for a multitude of career paths. Whether you're eyeing a role in pet store management, veterinary services, or even non-profit animal welfare, this course lays the foundation for your success in the competitive pet care industry. Don't miss this chance to elevate your skills and open doors to endless opportunities. Enquire now and take the first step toward your dream career in pet care and management!

Study from $25 Per Week

Want to study for the Certificate in Pet Industry Management but can’t afford to pay upfront? No problem! This course, offered by The Learning Group, comes with a super affordable payment plan option. Simply pay as low as $25 per week until the course is paid off and stress less.