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Animal Diseases Certificate 90 Study Hours
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$449 $249

Get yourself ready to explore an exciting course that has been designed to incorporate both theory and practical elements of animal care. This course is for both animal health industry professionals and animal owners.

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Do you know how to determine when an animal is healthy or sick? 

Animal Diseases covers a range of topics associated with providing animal health care. Get yourself ready to explore an exciting course that has been designed to incorporate both theory and practical elements of animal care. This course is for both animal health industry professionals and animal owners. It is very important to understand and be able to recognise diseases that may affect their animals, so that timely intervention can occur.

During this online course you will learn how to: 

  • Assist in Health Care of Animals
  • Veterinary Diagnostic Sample Collection
  • Comply with Infection Control Policies and Procedures in Animal Work
  • Controlling Bacterial and Fungal Diseases in Animals
  • Implementing Animal Health Control Programs
  • Provide Nutritional Advice and Support for Animals
  • Domestic Animal Toxicology
  • Inherited Disorders of Dogs, Cats and Horses
  • Other Conditions and Disorders

This fascinating course also includes our brand NEW Celebrity Mentor Series, a video learning "masterclass" hosted by Dr Kate Adams from Bondi VET.  Head veterinarian and owner of Bondi Vet, you may have seen her on TV in the hit series Bondi VET.  Dr Kate is also the Founder of Sydney tech startup, Thankly, and Director for Cannpal Pet Therapeutics. She is one of Australia’s most well known media vets and a leading expert in animal health care. Our new mentor series is designed so you can sit back, relax and enjoy a very personal tutorial with one of the industries leading experts. Check out a sneak peek here:

Industry Facts

According to the Government's JobOutlook website, the number of people working as animal attendants continues to grow with a predicted 12,000 new job openings in the next 5 years.  It is a role for passionate animal lovers who believe in the protection and welfare of animals and who want to build a career in the animal protection services.

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Certificate
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Upon successful completion of this course you will receive an OCA Certificate of Achievement in Animal Diseases Certificate.

 
Career Pathways

  • Animal hospital assistant
  • Educational and research organisations
  • Animal refuges and welfare organisations
  • Pet shops
  • Animal breeders
  • Animal accommodation facilities (e.g. kennels and catteries)
  • Wildlife reserves, parks and zoos
  • Farms
  • Suppliers of veterinary products and pet foods
  • Teaching institutions

 
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Delivered 100% online, no classroom required

Instant access (simply enrol online, anytime)

Assessments are short answer and multiple choice

Fast turnaround on marking (within 1 business day)

One on one tutor support

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Turn your concern for the health and well-being of animals into a rewarding career by enrolling in this Animal Welfare Certificate online.

Animal Diseases Course Outline

Animal lovers will appreciate this course because it gives them an opportunity to pursue a career within animal welfare agencies such as the RSPCA.

In this animal welfare training course you'll cover topics such as:

  • Assist in Health Care of Animals
  • Veterinary Diagnostic Sample Collection
  • Comply with Infection Control Policies and Procedures in Animal Work
  • Controlling Bacterial and Fungal Diseases in Animals
  • Implementing Animal Health Control Programs
  • Provide Nutritional Advice and Support for Animals
  • Domestic Animal Toxicology
  • Inherited Disorders of Dogs, Cats and Horses
  • Other Conditions and Disorders

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