- Please note this course does NOT qualify for VET FEE-Help or any other government funding. Flexible payment options available
Learn to manage animal health for pets, wildlife or farm animals via distance education.
Give yourself an edge over the competition with our comprehensive animal health care course. This course has been designed to help you understand animal health care and basic veterinarian procedures, and by studying with us you will gain invaluable knowledge and experience in understanding the many different aspects of Animal Health Care and their application.
Use this course to improve your employment prospects, form part of a career pathway towards becoming a qualified Veterinary Nurse or Animal Technician, or simply to provide better health care to your less human family or business enterprise members.
Potential career outcomes could include:
- Animal Welfare and Care
- Local Government Pound (e.g. Dog Catcher)
- Breeders Care
- Holiday Care
- Transporting Animals
- Veterinary Services
What You'll Learn
- Scope of services offered by animal care services
- Common health problems in various animals
- The natural behaviour of different types of domestic animals in different situations
- Identify common signs of ill health in a variety of animals
- The purpose of a range of facilities in a veterinary practice
- Safety procedures for a veterinary practice
- First aid procedures and treatments for different animals
- Requirements for maintaining good health in domestic animals
- Develop an understanding of routine treatments for healthy animals
- Develop broader awareness of health issues and treatments in domestic pets
- Develop skills in caring for animals prior to, during or after treatment
- 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
- Approx 80 hours
About The Career Academy
The Career Academy is a leading Australian training provider of industry accredited online courses. Their education driven team are committed to providing exceptional online courses and personal tutor support. The Career Academy offers a range of specialist courses to improve job performance, and their focus is on mentoring, inspiring and supporting people through training so their career or business can reap the rewards. The Career Academy’s course delivery is flexible, so their students can study with minimal disruption to their daily life. They offer flexible payment plans so anyone wanting to learn has the opportunity no matter their circumstances. Many of their tutors are qualified Chartered Accountants and hold a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.