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Animal Care Courses

24 Courses Available

Are you looking to turn your passion into a career? Animal care is a popular industry to work in so why not set yourself apart from the competition.

Our accredited distance learning courses provide you with the skills essential for working with animals. With a diverse range of courses from animal science to behaviour and welfare, our animal courses will open doors for a whole host of exciting career opportunities.

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£339

Students will be taught how and why animals behave they way they do in the wild and in the domestic environment.

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£299

Discover the key to providing an animal with a happy and hygienic environment and how to ensure safety for both you and the animal.

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£339

This Level 4 course provides a detailed insight into Animal Welfare and develops your understanding of it from legislative, ethical, commercial and agricultural angles.

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£349

The purpose of this course is to provide students with information and skills necessary to be able to introduce the correct nutrition for all life stages and common disease states. The course will give students an understanding of how to appropriately provide the best nutrition allowing owners to achieve the best health for their dogs.

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£349

The course allows you to study the fascinating history and evolution of the canine, exploring the differences between dogs and their wolf ancestors. You will also have the chance to learn about the psychology of canine learning and behaviour, anatomy and physiology, the varied roles of dogs in society, as well as how to provide the correct nutrition for dogs of a variety of breeds and ages.

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£329

Are you interested in keeping chickens? Then this course will enable you to develop your knowledge in chicken keeping. Learn the benefits of keeping chickens, the different types of hen behaviour and physiology and know how to check the health of a hen. 

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£3699

This Level 5 course will allow you to discover the different approaches that are used in animal psychology, whilst understanding the biology of animals. It will help you to discover the link between animal and human behaviour with the help of different learning theories. 

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£3699

Do you love animals and want to learn more about them? Then you can do just that in our Animal Studies course, from home! This Level 5 course will allow you to learn how to categorise species, understand the biology of animals, investigate feline and canine behaviour and much more!

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£299

Learn how to keep dogs healthy and happy! Gain the skills to work professionally or simply learn how to care for your loved pets at home.

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£339

Develop your knowledge in dog training with this Level 3 course and understand how to teach a dog basic exercises, praising and rewarding, whilst recognising stress in dogs and owners. 

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£339

Gain the skills and knowledge to go that extra mile for your pets and provide the highest level of care.

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£449

Discover everything there is to know about horses, from riding and buying, to grooming and trotting!

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£339

Gain a fasinating insight into caring for exotice animals with this Level 3 course. This course will cover topics from understanding the basic nutritional requirements of the animals to handling them and the legislation surrounding the keeping of exotic animals as pets. 

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£329

This Level 3 is great for all you cat lovers! Understand the basic anatomy of the cat, recognise different breeds, explore common feline behvaiours and identify infectious and non-infectioud diseases of the cat. 

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£349

Kick-start your career in marine biology with this Level 3 course and understand how marine life has adapted to cope with different marine environments, explore the origins of life and the concept of evolution, investigate life that exists on the sea floor and deep ocean and much more!

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£329

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£349

Explore the world of primatology, from home! Gain an insight into how to identify primates, their general characteristics and the difference between monkeys. apes and prosimians. 

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£329

Explore the world of British wildlife care and rehabilitation, from home!

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£299

Pursue your career in Veterinary Support, from home!

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£339

Explore the interesting world of animals in this fascinating zoology course. Understand the theories regarding the origins of life, explain the nature and function of cells, know the principles of genetic inheritance and how our understanding of natural selection has developed through the centuries and much more!

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Studying with the College has been one my best educational experiences

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