Start your career working with animals with this entry-level course. This qualification will give you the skills you need to work as an animal attendant or trainer. It is also the perfect foundation course for people looking to move into specialised streams in the field.
This course will give you broad skills in basic care and the capture, handling and transportation of companion animals, as well as specialised skills in either behavioural sciences, veterinary nursing, or wildlife care. Our passionate team of industry professionals are the best in the business and will give you the one-on-one guidance you need to succeed in your studies.
Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work as an animal trainer or health officer, or trainee veterinary nurse. It will also give you the knowledge required to complete further studies in the field.
Pathways from this course include higher level qualifications in animal studies, animal technology, captive animals, companion animal services and veterinary nursing. Course details
Gold Coast - Southport
Full time: 9 months
- Full Fee $4,475
- Subsidised $1,871
- Concession $1,313
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