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Certificate in

Animal Welfare

Course Overview



This course can be paid off through an interest-free payment plan of between $25 – $35 per week. Alternatively, this course qualifies for a discount for upfront payment.



This course is made up of 2 subjects and making up 19 core units of study. The amount of study time required to complete this course is approximately 200 hours of study.



Just because you are studying online, doesn’t mean you are studying alone. Feel totally supported with access to full tutor support over the phone and via email 6 days a week.



This certificate is accredited through the International Approval & Registration Centre (IARC). A non-profit, global organisation to help you gain employment.



Online 24/7 access to your course allowing you to study when it suits your schedule. When you are ready to study, the learning management system is ready to teach.

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 rights? Do you want to make a difference to their quality of life? This course can give you the fundamental knowledge of how to support these beloved creatures and help you to pursue roles in animal sanctuaries, pet shops, zoos and other private organisations.

This Certificate in Animal Welfare covers everything from potential problems around disease prevention, appropriate shelter, nutrition and humane handling.

Being one of the more comprehensive Animal Welfare courses online, this course has been specifically designed from the ground up by industry professionals. Each unit has been created to help you develop a strong understanding of the industry, elevating your expertise above others looking to succeed in this highly competitive industry.

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Course Outline

Subject 1 – Animal Healthcare

  • Animal Healthcare
  • Faculties Administration & Management
  • Occupational Health and safety – OH&S
  • Signs of Poor Health
  • Common Diseases
  • Common Treatments
  • Common Pet Issues
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Rehabilitation

Subject 2: Animal Wellbeing

  • Definitions
  • State of Health Indicators
  • Theories & Models
  • Current Concerns
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Agriculture
  • Sentience
  • Animal Health
  • Captivity Issues
  • Prevention, Health & Welfare
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