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Course Description

Do you work with animals? Are you working in a pet store, welfare, kennel or cattery? Start your animal career with this certificate level course. In this course, students will learn about biochemistry, cell biology, domestic pet care and large animal care. 

This course will give you broad skills in basic care and health and well-being of large and small animals.
























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* There is no discount offered with this course

Work Placement
The Certificate In Animal Care contains 208 hours of work placement or 4 hours per week for 52 weeks

The workplace will need to provide animal related services such as veterinary clinics, veterinary hospitals  mobile vets, welfare organisations, pet shops and farming.

Your work placement can be completed anywhere in the world, and you will be responsible for the costs of any travel, accommodation, insurance or any other requirements related to your work placement.



Job Prospects

Animal Attendant

Boarding Kennel Assistant

Pet Shop Assistant

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Animal Welfare Officer

Animal Technician

Farm Hand

Units of Study

Unit 1 -      Biochemistry I 

Unit 2 -      Biochemistry II

Unit 3 -      Feline Care

Unit 4 -      Canine Care

Unit 5 -      Equine Care

Unit 6 -      Avian Care

Unit 7 -      Aquarium Care

Unit 8 -      Herpetology Care

Unit 9 -      Bovine Care

Unit 10      Caprine Care

Unit 11 -    Porcine Care

Unit 12 -    Ovine Care

Unit 13 -    Poultry Care

Unit 14 -    Leporidae Care

Students Receive

Once course is complete and fees are paid in full

14 x Statement Of Attainment Certificates 

1   x Certificate In Animal Studies

1   x Course Transcript 


Wet Kiss


Certificate In Animal Care I

14 Months



Internationally Recognised and Accredited

Placement (208) Assessments (102) Exams (81)


$300 deposit followed by $10p/w 

16yrs or older with access to a computer

Available with mentoring only

14 Months

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