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Certificate in

Wildlife Veterinary Assistant

Course Overview



This course can be paid off through an interest free payment plan of between $25 – $35 per week. Alternatively, this course qualifies for a discount for upfront payment.

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This course is made up of 2 subjects and 18 units of study. The amount of study time required to complete this course is approximately 200 hours of study.



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This certificate is accredited through the International Approval & Registration Centre (IARC). A non-profit, global organisation to help you gain employment.



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Wildlife Conservation and Animal Healthcare are the two key skills necessary to work in this exciting industry. In this Wildlife Veterinary Assistant course, you will learn about general animal healthcare, first aid and rehabilitation, taking you through the basics to put you in good stead to start working with Animals. You will also learn about Wildlife conservation, habitats and management practices. By combining these 2 units, you will now have a base knowledge and understanding about the animal health care and wildlife conservation space.

Being one of the more comprehensive hybrid Wildlife Vet Assistant certificate 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 for entry-level employment in this wonderful industry. If you see yourself working in a Wildlife Rescue shelter, welfare shelter or even want to better your understanding to help animals in need as you come across them in rural areas, this is the course is the one for you.

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Course Outline

Subject 1 – Animal Healthcare

  • Animal Welfare – Duty of Care
  • Faculties Administration &
  • Occupational Health and safety – OH&S
  • Signs of Poor Health
  • Common Diseases
  • Common Treatments
  • Common Pet Issues
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Rehabilitation

Subject 2 – Wildlife Sustainability & Conservation

  • Wildlife Conservation
  • Planning Wildlife Conservation
  • Wildlife Management Systems
  • Habitat Management
  • Monitoring | Survey Systems
  • Marine Conservation
  • Vegetation Flora Surveys
  • Urban Development
  • Rehabilitation Programs
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