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Certificate in

Animal Welfare

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Course Overview



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 21 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.

Animal welfare is an industry that deals with how an animal copes with its current environmental conditions. The Animal Welfare certification covers everything from potential problems around disease prevention, appropriate shelter, nutrition and humane handling.

Have you ever seen conditions that an animal lives in that you are dissatisfied with? Do you want to make a difference? This course can give you the fundamental knowledge of how to go about supporting these beloved creatures in several different environments and possible workplaces.

Being one of the more comprehensive Animal Welfare 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.

From privately owned pet shops to public animal sanctuaries, studying this animal welfare course online will give you the opportunity to showcase that you have a competent skillset to work in a hands-on role in this widely popular and every growing industry.

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Course Outline

Module 1 – Animal Welfare

  1. 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
  8. Animal Welfare for Farm Animals
  9. Animal Welfare for Wild Animals

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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