Learn how to take care of man’s best friends and prepare for a career as a veterinarian, charity worker or animal welfare professional with this comprehensive online course. The Animal Care Diploma Level 3 will enhance your skills and boost your CV whether you currently working in or are aiming to find work in one of these careers.
Beginning with animal welfare, you will learn about how to tend to the physical and emotional needs of your pet, discover how to identify illness and injury in animals, before zooming out and gaining a global perspective on how laws around the world affect animal welfare. From there you will develop your knowledge of caring for different species, the roles of animal care professionals, and mitigating certain risks in transporting and feeding larger or more dangerous animals.
Benefits of studying the Animal Care Diploma Level 3 with Victoria Education include:
- Easy-to-understand course materials designed by industry experts, accessible through your smartphone, laptop, desktop or tablet device
- No hidden fees or costs — study a comprehensive course and earn a professional e-certificate upon successful completion
- Get instant feedback from automated assessments and mock exams to gauge your progress
- No formal deadlines or teaching schedule, meaning you can learn at your own pace
- 24/7 help and support from your online tutors, through email and via our live online chat
- Qualify for an NUS Extra card and gain access to over 200 fantastic deals from high street brands and one free year of ISIC unlocking over 42,000 international discounts
How is this qualification is delivered?
Our courses are taught entirely online, meaning you can access the materials wherever, whenever, at a pace that suits you, without formal deadlines or teaching schedules.
The courses are delivered through
- Video lessons
- PDF handouts
- Mock exams
- Online assessment
These can be accessed through any device with an internet connection. Our e-learning platform is optimised for use on mobile, tablet, laptops and desktop computers.
The Animal Care Diploma Level 3 consists of eight mandatory units
- Animal Care
- Pet Care
- Dog Care
- Taking Care of Cat
The assessment at the end of each course is a multiple-choice exam taken through our online platform. The system is fully automated so you will receive your results instantly upon completion.
Upon successful completion you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification. You can order a PDF Certificate for £12.
Who is this course for?
The Animal Care Diploma Level 3 is aimed at anyone wishing to start working in such roles, or existing professionals wishing to boost their skills and employability.
Our courses are open to learners of all levels with no formal experience or qualifications required to enrol. However, learners should be aged 16 or over and have a good understanding of English language, numeracy and IT.
Studying this course would benefit a range of careers, but would specifically boost employability in roles such as a
- Animal Enthusiast
- Pet Caretaker
- Animal Organisation Worker
|Introduction to animal welfare||00:30:00|
|Ensuring animal health||00:30:00|
|Handling and restraining animals safely||00:30:00|
|Correct animal feeding procedures||00:30:00|
|Conducting a risk assessment||00:30:00|
|Determine The Pet Which Will Be The Best Fit To Your Family||00:30:00|
|Safety is most important for your pet||00:15:00|
|What kind of food will you choose for your pets?||00:15:00|
|Preventing your pet from high temperature in warm hot months||00:20:00|
|First Aid Essentials||00:15:00|
|Dog Care Basics||00:30:00|
|What Items Do You Need For Your Dog||00:45:00|
|The Vet Is Your Friend||00:30:00|
|Caring For An Elderly Dog||00:30:00|
|Caring For A Disabled Dog||00:15:00|
|Caring For Small Dogs||00:15:00|
|Caring For Big Dogs||00:30:00|
|The Dangers Of Not Caring For Your Best Friend||00:30:00|
|How to Groom a Dog||00:15:00|
|Required Materials for Grooming a Dog||00:15:00|
|Clipping the Nails||00:15:00|
|Brushing the Teeth||00:15:00|
|Brushing/Combing the Coat||00:15:00|
|Taking Care of Cat|
|Popular Cat Breeds||01:00:00|
|Choosing a Cat||00:15:00|
|Tips for Dealing with a New Kitten||01:00:00|
|Cat Food and Feeding Tips||00:30:00|
|The Health of Your Feline||01:00:00|
|The Basics of Grooming||01:00:00|
|Traveling With Your Feline Companion||01:00:00|
|Behaviors That Many Cats Share||00:30:00|
|Disciplining Your Cat||00:30:00|
|Recommended Reading : Animal Care||00:00:00|
|Mock Exam- Animal Care||00:20:00|
|Final Exam- Animal Care||00:20:00|