|Course provider:||Open Colleges|
|Course fees:||$100 deposit or SAVE 20% – pay upfront|
|Awarding Institution||Animal Industries Resource Centre|
|Study mode||Duration||Course Fees||Enrol by||Delivery Method|
|Flexible||6–24 months||$100 deposit or SAVE 20% – pay upfront||Anytime – start today!||
The Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services program offered by the Animal Industries Resource Centre through Open Colleges will give you a nationally recognised qualification and high quality training in companion animal services and care.
Completing this certificate IV course will give you specialised skills and knowledge in animal services. You will develop the skills required for hands-on animal care and learn how to manage teams and small businesses that specialise in animal and pet services.
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Applicants must also meet the criteria to be eligible for this program:
The Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services includes a practical work placement component to ensure that you graduate job-ready, with a strong mix of practical work experience and academic foundation. The requirements of this course include 140 hours of paid employment or work experience in a companion animal workplace (veterinary practice, animal welfare organisation, pet shop, kennel or cattery).
The workplace must also provide an industry experienced mentor (with at least three years of professional experience) to supervise and guide you. You must be able to access animals and the equipment required to complete your electives, and this might involve completing your work placement at more than one organisation.
In this online animal services program, the subjects you’ll study include:
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As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.
Access to an experienced trainer will also give you the support you need to become a skilled animal carer.
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This online animal care and services course will not only 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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