Want to learn how to provide exceptional care for your beloved pets? Or perhaps you're wanting to turn your love for animals into a rewarding career?
Through our engaging and interactive modules, you'll delve into the intricacies of animal care, learning how to provide essential support and assistance in diverse settings.
From understanding animal behaviour and nutritional needs to mastering grooming techniques and ensuring their overall well-being, our course covers it all. You’ll have the freedom to choose and set up your own internship in an animal care workplace environment like a pet store, groomers, or vet clinic.
Graduates will be able to work as assistants involved with the day-to-day care, and welfare of animals at pet shops, animal shelters, pet grooming, kennels and catteries, breeders, pet boarding or training facilities, animal laboratories, and more.
By enrolling in our online course, you'll gain the flexibility to learn at your own pace, fitting your studies seamlessly into your busy life.
Whether you're just starting your journey into study or looking to enhance your existing skills, our programme is designed to accommodate learners of all levels.
*Subject to Workforce Development Council and NZQA approval
You will learn:
Skills to work in the animal care industry
Correct hygiene and feeding practices
Animal behaviour, temperaments and body language
Grooming, enrichment and handling animals safely
Basic animal function, form and first aid
Providing reception services for an animal care facility
Regulatory requirements and codes of practice
Course start dates