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Companion Animal Services Pathway ACM20110 & ACM30410

Gain two qualifications in one with this Companion Animal Services Pathway course offered online through the North Coast TAFE and Open Colleges. The course covers the Certificate II in Animal Studies (ACM20110) and the Certificate III in Companion Animal Services (ACM30410).



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Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services ACM40310

The online Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services course from the Animal Industries Resource Centre will give you a nationally recognised qualification and high quality training in animal care.


Not only will it equip you with companion animal care skills, but will also give you training in how to manage a small business. With this qualification under your belt, you can work in a variety of animal services and pets contexts.


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Certificate IV in Captive Animals ACM40210

Gain the skills required for senior zookeeping positions with this comprehensive online Certificate IV in Captive Animals course from North Coast TAFE.


You will undergo advanced training, allowing you to better manage the environments, diets and daily care routines of a wide variety of zoo species.


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Captive Animals Pathway ACM20110 & ACM30310

Combining the Certificate II in Animal Studies (ACM20110) and the Certificate III in Captive Animals (ACM30310) delivered online by North Coast TAFE, this Captive Animals Pathway is a unique dual qualification that will qualify you to care for exotic, rare and native captive animals!


Delivered online by North Coast TAFE, this course is ideal for anyone looking to pursue a career in a zoo, aquarium or wildlife park.


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Certificate II in Animal Studies ACM20110

The online Certificate II in Animal Studies course will give you the tools to turn your love of animals into a fulfilling career.


This nationally recognised qualification is the ideal springboard for those looking to undertake administrative and assistant duties in roles such as animal care attendant, kennel hand, pet shop attendant, assistant dog groomer and much more.


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Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing ACM40412

This online veterinary nursing course offered by North Coast TAFE provides an entry-level qualification for those wishing to provide professional assistance in the animal care industry.


This fully accredited course gives students a basic overview of veterinary nursing, from animal care to medical and theatre procedures.


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Certificate III in Captive Animals ACM30310

This online Certificate III in Captive Animals course from North Coast TAFE allows you to pursue an exciting range of employment opportunities in zoos, wildlife parks and other captive animal facilities.


Thanks to a combination of theory and work placement, you will become familiar with daily care and management strategies for a wide range of exotic, rare, and native animals.


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Certificate III in Companion Animal Services ACM30410

The online Certificate III in Companion Animal Services course run by the Animal Industries Resource Centre will give you a nationally recognised qualification and high quality training in animal care.


This online animal services course will give you the skills and training to work confidently and competently providing animal care and services. You will have an in-depth knowledge in the care and handling of a variety of domestic animals.


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Bachelor of Animal Science

Get hands-on training with this Bachelor of Animal Science course and become an expert in working with animals.



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Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Biology and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Become a highly skilled veterinarian with this comprehensive Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Biology and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine course.



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About Animal Care

Do you consider yourself to be a bit of a Doctor Dolittle? Do you like animals better than people?

You may not know how to talk to the animals but you can certainly help them by studying an online course in animal care. Basic animal courses will take you through a range of topics, including learning about different animal types, animal anatomy, animal health and first aid, and animal welfare.

There are hundreds of different dog breeds and they all have different characteristics and needs. You may know the difference between a Staffordshire bull terrier and an English cocker spaniel, but would you know how to care for them differently? Why not learn through one of our online courses.

Potential animal care career outcomes include: Animal Attendant, Animal Technician, Dog Handler or Trainer, Horse Trainer, Pet Groomer, Zookeeper, Guide Dog Mobility Instructor, Veterinary Nurse, Animal Hospital Assistant, Wildlife Hospital Nurse.

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