Course Description

Do you want to work with felines? Are you working or are keen to work in a pet store, welfare or a cattery as a feline specialist? Start your feline career with this certificate course. In this course, students will learn about ethics, welfare, nursing, drugs, body language, handling and so much more! This certificate is also the building block to the Advanced Certificate In Feline Nursing.

This course will give you broad skills in basic care and health and well-being of felines. It will also give you the knowledge required to complete further studies in the field.





















Course Details
Course Number            CFN01
Qualification Name      Certificate in Feline Nursing
Course Duration           12 months/25 hours per week or longer
Delivery Method          Online

Start Date                      Anytime 
Recognition                  Internationally Recognised and Accredited. 
Grading                         Student placement, assessments, exams.

Fee                                $2999 - pay in instalments minimum $10 per week

RSPCA Staff                  $1499 - Pay in Instalments minimum $10 per week - please enrol through the RSPCA portal HERE 

Concession                   Yes - Please Email For Information

Entry Requirements     18 yrs or older with access to a computer 

Study Timetable           By Request 

This course is structured so that students can complete within 12 months although there is no time limit on this course.

Job Prospects

Veterinary Feline Nurse

Pet Shop

Boarding Cattery

Welfare Organisations

Pet Sitter

Work Placement
This course contains 200 hours of work placement

The workplace will need to provide veterinary services to cats such as veterinary clinics, veterinary hospitals as well as mobile vets.

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.


Units of Study

Unit 1 -      Communication Skills

Unit 2 -      Teamwork

Unit 3 -      Workplace Documentation

Unit 4 -      Giving Information and Advice

Unit 5 -      Workplace Health and Safety

Unit 6 -      Zoonosis

Unit 7 -      Ethics

Unit 8 -      Introduction To Feline Care

Unit 9 -      Feline Body Language

Unit 10 -    Feline Breeds

Unit 11 -    Feline Biology

Unit 12 -    Feline Diet 1

Unit 13 -    Feline Diet 2

Unit 14 -    Feline Nutrition

Unit 15 -    Vaccinations and Diseases

Unit 16 -    Parasites 

Unit 17 -    Drugs and Medications 

Unit 18 -    Common Feline Diseases 

Unit 19 -    Feline Handling 

Unit 20 -    Feline First Aid 

Unit 21 -    Handling Feline Emergencies

Unit 22 -    Feline Nursing


Students  can pay for the course in full or by weekly instalments using Pay Advantage. Students will need to complete the enrolment form for the process to begin. Students will then be sms/emailed the necessary steps to complete the instalments/full transaction. 

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Any questions email