Level up with an industry recognised online course for as little as $25 per week

Certificate in

Animal Care

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Course Overview


Payment Plan

This course can be paid off through an interest free payment plan of between $20 – $30 per week. Alternatively, this course qualifies for a discount for upfront payment.



2 key modules made up of 19 lessons. Completion of this course requires approximately 200 hours of study.



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.



A Certificate of Attainment will be issued upon completion of your course.



Access to your course online 24/7, allowing you to study when it suits your schedule. When you are ready to learn, the learning management system is ready to teach.

The Animal Care industry in Australia is huge. Millions of individuals across the country have a strong interest working in the industry because they love animals and see they could add value in the Animal Care space.

Our certificate in Animal care is perfect for those students who are interested in this popular industry particularly in roles outside of Veterinary clinics.

This course is ideal for those individuals looking to start or work in businesses such as Animal Day care businesses, Animal Grooming businesses, Dog walking businesses. The list goes on!

Being one of the more comprehensive Animal Care 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 to success in this highly popular and competitive industry.

This Animal care course will give you the confidence to not only secure that interview but to impress your future employers with your Animal Care knowledge

For those looking to start their own Animal Care businesses, this course will give your customers the confidence that you are the best person in their area to be looking after their furry friend.

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Course Outline

Module 1 – Pet Care

  • An Introduction to Pet Care
  • Provide Basic Care for Cats
  • Provide Basic Care for Dogs
  • Provide Basic Care for Freshwater Fish
  • Provide Basic Care for Birds
  • Provide Basic Care for Reptiles and Amphibians
  • Provide Basic Care for Rodents and Rabbits

Module 2 – Animal Health Care

  • Taking Care of your Animals
  • Common Health Issues in Domestic Pets
  • Identify and Respond to Animal Behaviour
  • Basic First Aid for Animals
  • Routine Health Care for Animals
  • Rehabilitation of Domestic Animals
  • Maintain and Monitor Animal Health and  Well-being
  • Common Health Problems in Farm Animals
  • Working in Veterinary Services
  • Administration Services for the Veterinary Service
  • Safety in Veterinary Services
  • A Day in the Life of A Veterinarian
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