Learn to Help Animals in Need. Study Animal Welfare

Study the Certificate in Animal Welfare 100% online from the comfort of your own home for just $25 Per Week on a Flexible Payment Plan.

Qualification: Certificate in Animal Welfare

Course Details

Delivery: Study this course 100% online from the comfort of your own home, anywhere in Australia.

Duration: Approximately 15 weeks

Institute: My Learning Online

Payment Options: Upfront Payment or a Flexible Payment Plan starting from $25 per week. To be eligible for the payment plan you must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident.

Start Date: Start Anytime

Course Fees Include:

  • All required study materials and course notes.
  • A course tutor to help you every step of the way and answer any questions you have.
  • A certificate officially recognizing your successful completion of studies and qualifications.
  • Transcripts indicating units completed.
  • Online 24/7 access to your course through the learning portal allowing you to study when it suits your schedule.
  • Lifetime access to the course content allowing you to have a refresher whenever you need.


1. Scope and Nature of Animal Welfare

2. Psychology and Sentience

3. Managing Animal Welfare

4. Animal Protection Services

5. Animal Rescue Services

6. Animal Health Services

7. Animal Welfare for Pets, Work Animals and Animals in Sport

8. Animal Welfare for Farm Animals

9. Animal Welfare for Wildlife: Free and Captive

10. Introduction to Animal Health Care

11. Common Health Problems in farm animals and pets

12. Animal Behaviour

13. Signs of Ill Health

14. Veterinary Facilities

15. Safety Procedures

16. Administration of Animal Health

17. Animal First Aid

18. Preventative Health Care

19. Routine Health Treatments

20. Health Problems in Domestic Pets

21. Rehabilitation Care

Career Opportunities

Animal Care Technician

Animal Shelter Manager

Pet Adoption Counselor

Humane Educator

Animal Control Officer

Animal Collection Staff

'When I decided that I wanted to study I was quite hesitant and wasn't too sure at first, but from the first phone call till even now has been quite amazing. The tutors are absolutely great and really friendly and caring. The course is easy to follow, assignments are not too hard but still challenging. I would recommend this course to anyone thinking about online study for sure'.

Emma Simmonds

'It is one of the most fun and easiest courses. It has all the information you need; plus if you do it in order there is no doubt you can pass it. I enjoyed it so much and it's a course that has helped me decide on what I want to aim for in the long run. The tutors are awesome and help you throughout and give great feedback on each module/ lesson you do! Highly recommended! '.



Passionate about helping animals in need and want to make a difference in their lives? Turn your passion into a career.  The Certificate in Animal Welfare covers everything from potential problems around disease prevention, appropriate shelter, nutrition and humane handling. This course can give you the fundamental knowledge of how to go about supporting these beloved creatures in a number of different environments and possible workplaces. From privately owned pet shops to public animal sanctuaries, the course will give you the opportunity to show that you have a competent skillset to work hands-on in these industries.

Study for $25 Per Week

Want to study this course but can't afford to pay upfront? No problem! You can study this course for just $25 per week, on an interest-free payment plan. This course also has a low total course cost so you won't have to fork out thousands of dollars to upgrade your skills. Want more information? Check out the course details below or enquire now.

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