Do you love animals and dream of working with them? Want to learn how to manage animal health for pets, wildlife or farm animals? Do you aspire to work in the pet care industry or with wildlife? Or are you a pet-owner who simply wants to learn how you can better care for your fury friend? Then this course is for you.
Designed for anyone who works or cares for animals, from domestic animals at home, to wildlife and farm animals, or in the pet care industry. You will learn about animal health care and basic veterinarian procedures, disease prevention and animal first aid. The course will also deliver a comprehensive introduction into pets and how to care for them, from dogs and cats, to guinea pigs, mice, rabbits and more.
Potential career outcomes could include:
- Pathways to:
- Animal Shelter Assistant
- Veterinary Assistant
- Veterinary Nurse
- Animal Technician
- Pet Boarding / Kennel Assistant
- Wildlife Shelter Assistant or Ranger
- Pet Shop Assistant
- Professional Pet-Minder
What You'll Learn
- This course is designed for any animal lover, particularly those aspiring to or already work with domestic animals or in the pet care industry. Developed by highly qualified and experienced professionals including veterinary surgeons, a former wildlife park manager, and university lecturers, the course will provide you with a comprehensive introduction to caring for pets
- Designed to teach you how to manage animal health for pets, wildlife or farm animals, this course will help you understand animal health care and basic veterinarian procedures. From veterinary health, disease prevention, animal first aid and rehabilitation care, you will learn broad and varied knowledge and skills, in which you can take with you into any role where you are working or caring for animals
- OnlineOnline delivery - online course content with the exception of assessments and work placement
- BlendedBlended delivery - both online course content and partial face to face requirements
- In-classIn class delivery - predominately face to face course content conducted at a specific location
- VirtualVirtual Delivery - Live and interactive classroom-style learning conducted completely online
Duration and Study Load
- 200 hours
- 100% Online
- Study at your own pace
- You must have an internet connection
- Many of our students are under the age over 18, however, we do need to speak with a parent or legal guardian
- If you identify as having a long term impairment, disability, or medical condition that may impact on your ability to complete online study, speak to us about the services we can offer
- Our courses and content are up to date and relevant in today’s market
- We have high-quality student support with experienced and qualified tutors to help you every step of the way
- Our courses are delivered 100% online and you can study at your own pace
- We have a market-leading student learning and communication platform
- Our courses are flexible, you will have long term access to the course content
- Our courses are affordable, we offer interest-free payment options for all students
- 12-month of access to course content
- We partner with industry experts and industry-leading education partners, who are renowned in their chosen fields, to deliver courses that are relevant, practical and interactive
- Upon completion of your course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion, a Statement of Attainment for each module completed and an Academic Transcript
- Each lesson concludes in an assignment which is submitted and marked by your tutor and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments and if necessary, extra reading
- Your assessments will usually include case studies, quizzes and written assessments
Study with the help of our Tutors and the Student Support team to achieve an industry-focussed certificate.
- Enrol with us today to begin your future-focused learning journey
- After enrolment, we’ll give you a 5-day satisfaction guarantee to ensure the course is right for you
2 Key Modules, made up of 20 subjects.
Careerhouse offers online, industry-relevant courses. We’re not like other education providers. We aim to offer a holistic, practical, and hands-on approach, to help set you up for success in the real world.
Whether you’re looking to upskill, transition to a new industry, start your own business or take your hobby to the next level, we’ll help take you there.
We partner with industry experts and industry-leading education partners, who are renowned in their chosen fields, to deliver courses that are relevant, practical and interactive.
Our mission is to make sure that you are equipped with the necessary skills to take the next step in your life with confidence.