Animal Health Care

ACS Distance Education
Duration: 100 hours
Qualification: Statement of Attainment

Learn to manage animal health for pets, wildlife or farm animals via distance education. Study veterinary and animal health, disease prevention, health therapies and nursing at home, online, via e-learning or correspondence study.

Do you want to work with animals?

Animal service is one of the most popular and sought after types of employment.
Give yourself an edge over the competition with our comprehensive animal health care course. This course has been designed to help you understand animal health care and basic veterinarian procedures, and by studying with us you will gain invaluable knowledge and experience in understanding the many different aspects of Animal Health Care and their application.
Use this course to improve your employment prospects, form part of a career pathway towards becoming a qualified Veterinary Nurse or Animal Technician, or simply to provide better health care to your less human family or business enterprise members.

Aims

  • Describe the scope of services offered by animal care services.
  • Describe common health problems in various animals.
  • Explain the natural behaviour of different types of domestic animals in different situations.
  • Identify common signs of ill health in a variety of animals.
  • Describe purposes of a range of facilities in a veterinary practice.
  • Determine safety procedures for a veterinary practice.
  • Describe a range of administrative tasks carried out in a veterinary practices.
  • Describe first aid procedures and treatments for different animals.
  • Describe requirements for maintaining good health in domestic animals.
  • Develop an understanding of routine treatments for healthy animals.
  • Develop broader awareness of health issues and treatments in domestic pets.
  • Develop skills in caring for animals prior to, during or after treatment.

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Online Course: Yes
Funding Available: No

Key Details:

Location : This is an online course
Contact Phone : 07 5562 1088
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