Are you a cat lover? Are you passionate about caring for cats? Do you dream of working with felines? Do you want to better understand their behaviour and why they do what they do? Then this course is for you.
Designed to develop your knowledge, understanding and awareness of cats, cat breeds and caring for cats, this course provides the fundamentals into cat care for anyone working in the pet industry, as a cat trainer or simply a passionate cat owner. Throughout the course, you will learn about cat behaviours and how you can respond appropriately in order to manage them better.
The comprehensive course also covers all aspects of feline diet and nutrition, preventative health care and treating illnesses and breeding, so you can feel confident to provide care for cats in both a work environment and at home with your own pet.
Potential career outcomes could include:
- Cat Business Owner
- Cat Trainer or Handler
- Veterinary Assistant
- Animal Technician
- Cattery and Boarding Assistants
- Animal Health Professional
- Cat Breeder
- Pet Shop Assistant
What You'll Learn
- This course offers a solid foundation for anyone working in the pet industry or for passionate cat owners, to better understand how to care for cats
- Covering all aspects of diet and nutrition, preventative health care and treating illnesses, you will also learn about breeding and how to potentially turn it into a business
- Developed with the feline professional or cat enthusiast in mind, the course will take you through an experiential learning experience designed to help you develop knowledge and skills to work with cats confidently
- This course was designed to help you better understand cat psychology and apply that knowledge to manage and influence the behaviour of your cats. From domestic cats to wild cats, you will learn the fundamentals of cat psychology, as well as understanding cat senses and communications and identifying normal and abnormal behaviours
- You will also develop skills in basic cat training and obedience training, while also learning how to operate your own cat business, to set you up for success if you aspire to start your own cat training business
- 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 accredited certification.
- 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
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.