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When you take a flexible, cost-effective Animal Health short course with Online Courses Australia, you get the training required to enjoy one of the industry's many career paths. Far from only preparing you for a role as a veterinary assistant - which is an excellent job, it opens the door to a wide range of positions that involve working with animals.

So, if you’re interested in following your passion for caring for animals, why not come with us while we look at just how varied the roles are? Some obvious ones are on our list, but some you might find surprising.

The Many Careers A Veterinary Course Opens You Up To:

  • Veterinary Assistant - In this role, you’ll support the veterinarian in his or her work, ensuring that animals in your care are well looked after, and that treatment rooms and equipment are clean and well-maintained.
  • Animal Welfare Officer - Your veterinary course also allows you entry into the animal welfare field, where your main focus is investigating animal cruelty and neglect.
  • Animal Hospital Assistant - another exciting and meaningful in animal care is animal hospitals, where major procedures are carried out. You’ll ensure that animals are comfortable, groomed, fed, and given the necessary supportive care.
  • A Farm Hand - this role involves caring for livestock in an agricultural setting, feeding, monitoring, and helping the farm operate efficiently. It’s certainly a job where you’ll share duties and get your hands dirty!
  • Zoo or Wildlife Reserve Staff - Got a desire to work with more exotic animals? Well, you can, as your veterinary nurse course also gives you the skills needed to work in zoos and wildlife reserves, where you’ll encounter an incredible variety of creatures.
  • Pet Shop Owner or Employee - Looking to combine your passion for animal care with your retail skills? Your training opens the door to you becoming a pet shop owner or employee. Supporting the health and welfare of the animals in your store, you’ll also be required to provide detailed, caring advice for customers buying pets from you.

All This & You Can Learn At Your Own Pace!

It’s evident that the skills you can learn on our Veterinary Assistant Advanced course represent your key to an incredibly varied and diverse range of occupations. For more information on jobs with animals, enquire with us today! So, if you are interested in enjoying these exceptional job prospects for yourself, you can find out more about how to enrol and take advantage of our flexible payment options by visiting us online at

When it comes to jobs working with animals, sometimes it's hard to let our heads rule our hearts, but hopefully, with the help of this article, you’ll be able to make the right decision in choosing an animal career. For more information on a range of Animal Health short courses, visit Online Courses Australia.

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