Course Description

The Certificate in Animal Care has been specially custom designed for pet owners and it will teach you all the things you need to know about how to properly care for your pets and animals.

This course teaches you all the things you wish you knew about your pet – how to administer first aid, correct nutrition, health and identifying disease. You'll also get heaps of included learning materials and access to Open Space, the online learning community portal, so you can share your learning with other pet lovers online.

This course could even be a stepping stone to a career in the pet care industry, or towards other Animal Care courses available through Open Colleges. The course even covers information on shelters and animal shows as well as grooming and bathing, with a focus on cats and dogs.

If you love your pet and want to learn more about animals, this course could be a great way to learn. You can achieve this course in your own time, at your own pace, paying as you go via Open Colleges’ flexible payment structure, building this course around your current work or study commitments

Potential career outcomes

  • Animal Care Attendant
  • Pet Shop Employee