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Certificate in Animal Care

$595.00

Explore a career caring for something you love

Take this animal care course and learn about categories of animals, what constitutes a companion animal, and which occupations deal with animal care. You will gain an understanding of the five freedoms of animal welfare and discover and compare common structures of various mammalian bodies. Mainly focusing on feline and canine care, this animal care course includes husbandry, veterinary procedures, an overview of diseases and the socialisation and training of domestic animals. Enrol in the Certificate in Animal Care to become the person you’ve always wanted to be.
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6 Months Access
 | ~140 Hours
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‘The ability to study online and in my own time was really appealing.’ Amali says. ‘It enabled me to complete the course within just a few months which was great.’ This isn’t uncommon for our students, as self-paced truly means self-paced, and some students end up moving through their courses faster than the duration which we have on the websites.

COURSE BENEFITS

  • Relate the five tenets of animal welfare to real-world scenarios
  • Investigate animal control laws & describe responses to emergencies
  • Gain a fundamental understanding of animal care as a foundation for further learning
  • Use this course as a stepping stone toward more specialised pathways
  • Understand how to be a responsible pet or companion animal owner
  • Learn online at your own pace
  • Discover professions concerned with animal care

COURSE CONTENTS

  1. Introduction to Animal Care
  2. Anatomy and Physiology
  3. Husbandry of Dogs
  4. Husbandry of Other Species
  5. Common Diseases of Dogs
  6. Common Diseases of Other Species
  7. First Aid, Accidents and Emergencies
  8. Handling and Safety
  9. Veterinary Health Care and Procedures
  10. Training and Behaviour

We donate a portion of all course proceeds to the RSPCA

  • More than 14,000 animals came through the doors at RSPCA each year;  that’s almost 40 every single day. Whether they are neglected, abandoned, homeless, RSPCA’s goal is to get as many animals as possible rehabilitated and into loving forever homes.
  • The Career Academy donates a portion of all course proceeds to the RSPCA, with the funds going toward their rehabilitation and adoption programs. 

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There are no entry requirements or prerequisites to enrol on this course. You can enrol online directly by clicking “Enrol Now” and following the prompts. Alternatively, you can enrol over the phone with our friendly student advisors – call 1800 837 550 or email info@thecareeracademy.com.au

This course costs $495 + GST or only $25 per week on a no-deposit, interest-free payment plan. Click here to get started now.

This course takes approximately 140 hours, and you’ll have up to 6 months to complete. Study in your own time, at your own pace. Most of The Career Academy courses are designed so that you do one module a week, but if life gets busy, you can apply for a course extension if you need more time.

Upon completing this course, you could work towards a career in animal care.

Contact a friendly student advisor on 1800 837 550 to learn about potential career outcomes and where our courses could take you. Employers often approach The Career Academy looking for students and advertise jobs in our Career Centre, which you can access once enrolled. You’ll also receive a FREE CV review.

Your course is delivered through our online learning platform, which you can access from any web browser 24/7 to work whenever and wherever you want. You can also interact with your tutors and other students within the learning environment. Online learning allows you to make the best use of your time and puts all the necessary resources at your fingertips. There are no set course start dates; you can start whenever you are ready, and your tutors and student services will check in on your progress and help you every step of the way.

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Absolutely! You’ve got an 7-day cooling-off period (trial period) at the start of your course. Take that time to review all your learning material and get a feel for online learning. If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money-back guarantee*.

To become a Vet Nurse, you must study for at least 2-3 years at a Diploma or Degree level. This Certificate in Animal Care is an excellent introduction for those considering further study in this field.

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