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Certificate in

Animal Studies

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Course Overview

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Payment Plan

This course can be paid off through an interest-free payment plan of between $35 – $45 per week. Alternatively, this course qualifies for a discount for upfront payment.

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COURSE DURATION

4 subjects, made up of 38 core units of study. The amount of time required to complete this course is approximately 400 hours of study.

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TUTOR SUPPORT

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.

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Certification

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

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24/7 ACCESS

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

Do you have a passion for animals? Are you interested, inquisitive and invested in supporting the wellbeing and health of animals, large and small? Then our Animal Studies short course could be the perfect pathway for you!

In this course, you will discover the essentials of animal healthcare, such as signs of poor health, animal behaviour and rehabilitation; wildlife sustainability and conservation, including habitat management and marine conservation; common diseases in animals and their indicators; plus animal wellbeing, which covers topics of sentience, captivity issues and prevention measures.

If you are excited to secure an animal-focused career with purpose and impact, this course can help you to take that essential first step. Establish a strong foundation in this field and make a difference to animals everywhere today! 

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Course Outline

Subject 1 – Animal Healthcare

  • Unit 1 – Animal Welfare – Duty of Care
  • Unit 2 – Faculties Administration and Management
  • Unit 3 – Occupational Health and Safety – OH&S
  • Unit 4 – Signs of Poor Health
  • Unit 5 – Common Diseases
  • Unit 6 – Common Treatments
  • Unit 7 – Common Pet Issues
  • Unit 8 – Animal Behaviour
  • Unit 9 – Rehabilitation

Subject 2 – Wildlife Sustainability and Conservation

  • Unit 1 – Wildlife Conservation
  • Unit 2 – Planning Wildlife Conservation
  • Unit 3 – Wildlife Management Systems
  • Unit 4 – Habitat Management
  • Unit 5 – Monitoring | Survey Systems
  • Unit 6 – Marine Conservation
  • Unit 7 – Vegetation Flora Surveys
  • Unit 8 – Urban Development
  • Unit 9 – Rehabilitation Programs

Subject 3 – Common Diseases in Animals

  • Unit 1 – Introduction
  • Unit 2 – Bacterial Diseases
  • Unit 3 – Fungal Diseases (Mycoses)
  • Unit 4 – Parasitological Conditions
  • Unit 5 – Metabolic and Nutritional Conditions
  • Unit 6 – Poisoning
  • Unit 7 – Other Common Disorders and Diseases
  • Unit 8 – Common Disease Indicators
  • Unit 9 – Disease Investigation
  • Unit 10 – Sampling

Subject 4 – Animal Wellbeing

  • Unit 1 – Definitions
  • Unit 2 – State of Health Indicators
  • Unit 3 – Theories and Models
  • Unit 4 – Current Concerns
  • Unit 5 – Animal Behaviour
  • Unit 6 – Agriculture
  • Unit 7 – Sentience
  • Unit 8 – Animal Health
  • Unit 9 – Captivity Issues
  • Unit 10 – Prevention, Health and Welfare
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