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Vet Assistant Certificate

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

Do you love animals? Have you always thought about working with animals professionally? But not sure where to start? Then our Vet Assistant course is perfect for you! This Vet Assistant course is the ideal starting point for anyone who is looking to wo...

Study Method Online
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Job Outcomes Veterinary reception and gen... +6

Animal Health & Veterinary Care Foundations

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

Get ready to turn your love for animals into a rewarding career! Go behind the scenes with animal and veterinary care experts at RSPCA Queensland and other leading organisations. Find your passion as you learn about every aspect of animal health and ca...

Study Method Online, Virtual
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Animal Care Attendant +7

Certificate II in Animal Care ACM20121

This nationally recognised certificate will give you practical skills and ensure you are job-ready to work in animal shelters, kennels, catteries, sanctuaries or veterinary clinics. Gain administrative skills related to the animal care industry, how to...

Study Method Online
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Job Outcomes Animal attendant +4

Certificate II in Animal Care E1399

If you love animals and are passionate about promoting their welfare, then a job in animal care could be perfect for you. This course will provide an excellent foundation for your career in animal care. Throughout the course you will gain first-hand ex...

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Job Outcomes Animal care attendant in Ani... +4

Advanced Certificate in Dog Grooming

Whether you’ve already got some experience in grooming and want to increase your knowledge base, or you want to get your foot in the door as a grooming apprentice, this Advanced Certificate will be for you. To begin with, you will learn about the care...

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Job Outcomes Pet Shop staff member +2

Dog Training Business Pathway

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

Start your very own doggy daycare business. If you love canines and want to work for yourself, you won’t find a better or more helpful way to go about it. This course teaches you how to care for pet dogs, the theories behind training them, and the basi...

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Job Outcomes Veterinary Assistant +1

Dog Grooming Business Pathway

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

Get your dog grooming business off to a flying start. If you’re looking to work for yourself, what could be better than a pathway that shows you the right way to go about it. With this course you’ll learn about the care requirements of dogs, and all ab...

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Job Outcomes Veterinary Assistant

Dog Psychology, Behaviour & Training Certificate

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

Teaching all dogs new tricks. Here’s your chance to teach your dog good behaviour habits in the human and canine world. Our highly instructive online course will teach you all about canine psychology, their senses and behaviour, and you’ll learn how to...

Study Method Online
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Job Outcomes Veterinary Assistant

Dog Care BAG105

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

Learn how to care for the practical daily needs of a dog. Have an interest in learning more about your pet dogs? Or want to get started in the dog care industry? Learn how to provide effective care for those needs either as a dog owner or a professiona...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Veterinary Assistant

Dog Grooming Certificate

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

Do you love dogs? Do you want to be a Dog Groomer? But don’t have the time or option to be in a classroom? Then this is the course for you! Learning Online in partnership with IgroomHub is proud to present the only Professional online dog grooming cert...

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Job Outcomes Start an animal daycare/dog ... +3

Zoology Certificate

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

Do you have a passion for animals? Maybe even exotic animals? And would like to work with animals as a Zookeeper? This course is a terrific introduction to working in zoos, safari parks, aquariums or wildlife sanctuaries. Not only will you be learning...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Zoo Assistant +7

Canine Care and Training Certificate

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

Have you always dreamed of working with dogs? Are you excited to learn how to provide the best life possible for our four-legged friends? Then our Canine Care and Training Course is a perfect choice for you. To work with dogs requires a thorough unders...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Dog Trainer +6

Animal Welfare Certificate

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

The animal welfare industry predominantly focuses on supporting an animal’s wellbeing and assessing its environmental conditions, in addition to dealing with managing animal behaviour and rehabilitation. Have you ever felt strongly about animal r...

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Job Outcomes Pet Resort Attendant +7

Equine Business Certificate

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

This course is specifically designed for those students who already have a strong background in horse care and are now looking to start a business in the industry. Do you own your own horse or have you owned one in the past? Are you looking to set up a...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Horse breeder +4

Wildlife Conservation and Management Certificate

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

Year on year our wildlife and wildlife habitats dwindle. This course is ideal for those wildlife warriors who are committed to keeping our native flora and fauna in tact! This wonderful course is perfect for beginner learners who have a passion for con...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Zoo Assistant +7

Equine Studies Certificate

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

Do you love horses? Do you even own your own horses? Maybe you have had a lengthy career within the equine space but would like to formalise your skills by earning a certificate. There are several components to owning or treating horses that anyone wor...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Veterinary Assistant +1

Horse Breeding Certificate

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

Do you love horses? Do you own your own horses? The safe birthing process of domesticated horses is a complicated procedure that involves a great deal of knowledge and experience. Even experienced breeders should be constantly updating their skillset t...

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Job Outcomes Horse Breeder +5

Reptile Conservation Certificate

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

Are you fascinated by snakes? Do you love learning about lizards? Are you passionate about protecting these critters and are considering a career in this field? This course is the perfect introduction to the world of reptile conservation, equipping you...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Reptile Conservationist +1

Animal Care Certificate

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

Australia’s animal industry is huge! Our certificate in Animal Care is perfect for those students interested in this popular industry and who are looking to start work in an organisation such as an animal daycare business, animal grooming busines...

Study Method Online
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Job Outcomes Start an animal daycare/dog ... +5

Wildlife Veterinary Assistant Certificate

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

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 throu...

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Job Outcomes Specialist vet support roles +3

About the Certificate IV in Captive Animals

Take your career opportunities to new heights with the Certificate IV in Captive Animals, providing you with the crucial information you need to care for animals in a Zoo, or even one day manage your own animal enclosure. From managing exhibits to maintaining the needs of animals, this Certificate is a step up from Animal Care studies, offering a more specialised degree of knowledge. Even better, you can complete it online, allowing you to tailor your study schedule to suit your needs, either personal or work-related.

What Will You Study?

While course content for the Certificate IV in Captive Animals does vary depending on the provider, you can expect to learn some really important information you’ll need to start a successful career as a Zookeeper. Some of the subject areas usually covered include:

  • Working in a Zoo
  • Preparing and maintaining enclosures
  • Keeping up captive animal standards
  • Monitoring animal well-being
  • Meeting the nutritional requirements of animals
  • Health and safety practices
  • Monitoring reproductive programs
  • Recording information and observations
  • Community awareness
  • Promotional and business strategies

Careers Available

  • Zookeeper
  • Zoo Manager
  • Animal Exhibit Operator
  • Wildlife Care Operator