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Animal Health and Pet Care Courses
Caring for animals can be fun, challenging and most of all, rewarding!!
Animals require the care and support that we do. You can learn a lot about an animal from how they communicate with you. Working with them provides you the opportunity to teach, care and maintain an animal's health. It also gives you the chance to do something you love. From working in rescue centres through to teaching appropriate behaviour to animals, the list is endless of the employment opportunities available for working with animals. Undertaking a course can help you determine whether you would like to start your own business, seek employment, or continue your studies to achieve your long term career goals.
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You are able to develop a sound foundation for further studies with this introductory course into the health and development of a large range of animals.
The Animal Behaviour course provides an extensive understanding of animals and what causes them to act the way they do.
Animal breeding can be anything from a serious hobby or part time business (eg. breeding and selling pets), through to a very serious and possibly highly sophisticated profession. This course provides an excellent starting point whatever level you plan to operate at.
In the Animal Feed and Nutrition course you will learn the composition of a range of feeds used for animals on the farm, wildlife in zoos or your pet.
If you have an animal at home that requires constant grooming or you think this would be a great career opportunity then you should consider the Animal Grooming course.
Animal Health is a foundation course that allows you develop your skills in identifying and responding to a range of common complaints and illnesses in animals.
The Animal Health Care for Beginners course is aimed at providing you with sound knowledge of the requirements for animals in your care and the regulations in the animal care industry, including those of veterinary practices.
The Aquarium Management course provides the skills and knowledge needed to manage an aquarium set up whether it is at home or work.
The Beef cattle Management course is designed to help beef cattle producers analyse and organise the management of their cattle production. Upon completion of your course you will be able to explain the principles of beef cattle husbandry and the management skills needed to maintain a successful business.
Calf Rearing develops your management skills for working in the commercial production of calves for dairy, meat and breeding purposes.
Ever wondered why your cat loves the smell of your shoes, or likes to knead you when they are happy?
The Dog Care course has been developed so that you can have a better understanding of our furry friends.
Dog Psychology and Training is a course that allows you to learn all about Man’s best friend.
To study the Equine Behaviour course is to understand the nature of why horses may react the way they do in a particular situation. Why do they behave self-destructively or become bored, and most importantly what can we do to alleviate this problem and have a happy and well-adjusted animal.
Herpetology is the study of reptiles and amphibians. In this course, you have the chance to learn about the ecological and biological characteristics of both reptiles and amphibians.
Horse Breeding has been designed to develop your skills for successful horse breeding.
Learn to identify the signs of poor condition and ill health of the horse.
For all horse lovers; Horse care Basics (I) is the ability to learn about how to care for this beautiful creature.
Do you have a passion for horses?
Managing poultry covers all aspects of poultry care and management, whether you are keeping them for personal or commercial purposes.
The aim of this course is to introduce the student to the many interesting and diverse bird species, and their physiology and habitats. You will learn a wide variety of bird facts, through a combination of tools such as reading, interacting with tutors, undertaking research and practical tasks, and observing birds!
Whether it is for a hobby or commercial production the Pig Management course gives you a strong understanding of what you need to know to create a successful business.
The Sheep Management course allows you to learn the skills needed to manage a farm of sheep for wool or lamb purposes.
The Vertebrate Zoology course was created to give you a thorough understanding of the order of animals in their specific genera.
Many students would love to work with a variety of animals, but don’t know where to start. If you like all creatures, of different shapes and sizes, working in a zoo is something that can be quite fun and has the potential to start a career for you working with endangered or captive species.