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Veterinary Nursing Pathway

This unique pathway contains two nationally recognised qualifications in animal care:

ACM20110 Certificate II in Animal Studies

ACM40412 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

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Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

This is the qualification you need to work as a veterinary nurse in an animal clinic or veterinary practice. You will gain confidence with your abilities and knowledge of the major animal groups.

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Captive Animals Pathway

Get qualified to work as an Assistant Zookeeper or Wildlife Animal Carer with Open Colleges’ Captive Animal Pathway. The course will teach you to maintain and monitor animal health and wellbeing, provide enrichment, and identify and report signs of ill health or injury.

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Certificate IV In Captive Animals

Designed as a comprehensive course to ensure you have the skills and knowledge needed to take your zookeeping career to the next level.

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Certificate III In Captive Animals

You will learn about the daily care of captive animals, including how to interact, monitor and observe them, as well as how to ensure their safety.

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Companion Animal Services Pathway

Embark on the path towards a fulfilling and important dream career with this Companion Animal Services pathway. 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.

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Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services

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.

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Certificate III In Companion Animal Services

This nationally recognised qualification can be completed at your own pace, online and could potentially lead to employment in the animal services industry.

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Certificate in Animal Care

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. 

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Certificate II In Animal Studies

If you have an affinity with animals and a caring and professional nature, then a career in animal care could be rewarding and fulfilling.

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Pet Groomer Certificate

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.

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Pet Obedience Trainer Certificate

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.

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