Turn your interest into a career!
Animal care offers many different types of opportunities from owning your own small business to working in a clinic or business. The opportunities are varied but roles can be competitive. Having accredited qualifications in animal care can help to show potential employers that you have the skills to succeed in the industry.
Get the qualifications and experience you need to fulfil your dream of working in a veterinary clinic, animal or wildlife hospital.
Designed to take you from entry-level animal care through to advanced veterinary nursing practices, this course will prepare you for a long and rewarding career in animal care and veterinary practices.
Take the next career step and get the skills you need to advance your career with the Certificate IV in Captive Animals from Open Colleges.
Open the door to a wide range of job opportunities working with exotic, rare, unusual, water-based and native captive animals, with this nationally recognised TAFE course.
Become a professional Assistant Zoo Keeper or Wildlife Animal Carer qualified to work in a zoo or wildlife sanctuary.
This nationally recognised qualification can be completed at your own pace, online and could potentially lead to employment in the animal services industry.
This course could be the first step towards owning your own small business in animal care. Learn key skills for the animal industry as well as the basics of running a small business.
If you really love animals and want to make working with them the focus of your career, you can now get the qualifications and training that will give you the competitive edge over other potential Animal Care employees.
Study this as a pathway to vet nursing. Animal carers may undertake administration and clinic duties such as giving medications to animals; feeding, watering and examining animals.
This course could be a stepping stone to a career in the pet care industry, covering information on shelters, animal shows and grooming and bathing.
Learn to work as pet groomer. Discover the basics of the canine and feline species and how to handle them. Learn about their breeds, personalities, anatomies and potential health issues.
Learning to effectively train dogs is a skill that can enhance the pet/owner experience. Learn how to train animals to be more confident and content.