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Essential Animal First Aid

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Whether you work with animals or simply own a pet, it's essential that you have the skills to administer basic first aid to an animal in need.  

If you are starting out in a career in this rewarding industry, animal first aid is your essential starting point.  By learning important first aid skills and techniques you will be equipped to react calmly and confidently in an emergency situation.  A skill is valuable to both employers and pet owners alike.  In addition to learning essential first aid, you will be introduced to common health issues in domestic pets and learn how to monitor and respond to different animal behaviours.  This is the perfect course choice for those embarking on a career working with animals with no prior experience.

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According to the Government's JobOutlook website, the number of people employed in an animal attendant type role in 2023 will exceed 17,000.  This represents a steady growth over the coming years, offering strong employment opportunities to newly skilled staff. 

This course is suitable for animal lovers, pet owners and those looking to work in the veterinary/animal health industry.

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Career Pathways

  • Animal Attendant
  • Pet Sitter/Walker
  • Animal Groomer
  • Employment at a cattery, kennel, pet shop or specialist pet service
  • Animal Carer

 
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Animal First Aid Course Outline

Would you know what to do in the event of an animal emergency? In this pet first aid course you'll learn the basics of animal first aid.

If you're looking to work with pets and care for them professionally in roles such as an animal carer, groomer or attendant, this is the course for you. This course will enable you to improve your career options within the animal health care industry and provide you with animal first aid Micro-Credential.

In this course you'll cover topics such as:

  • Common Health Issues in Domestic Pets
  • Basic First Aid for Animals
  • Routine Health Care for Animals
  • Rehabilitation of Domestic Animals
  • Maintain and Monitor Animal Health and Well-being 

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