Animal Course Certificates for Adult Learners
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ANIMAL HUSBANDRY COURSES
- Animal Breeding
- Animal Husbandry A (Anatomy & Physiology)
- Animal Husbandry (Animal Health)
- Animal Husbandry (Feed & Nutrition)
- Advanced Certificate in Animal Husbandry
- Artificial Insemination
- Beef Cattle
- Calf Rearing
- Dairy Cattle
- Diagnosing Animal Diseases
- Goat Husbandry
- Pig Husbandry (Swine)
- Poultry Husbandry
- Sheep Husbandry
Dr Karen Catchpole B.VSc. (Hons)
Dr. Karin Dreyer-Haasbroek B.V.S. M.Sc. (Parasitology)
Peter Palma B.Sc. Fisheries, MSc (candidate)
Meg Anemna M.Sc. Clinical Sciences (Equine Reproduction) B.Sc. Animal Sci. B.Sc. Ag Economics
What Career Options are Possible?
Depending upon which course you study there are many possible career options including:
- pet carer
- dog walker
- dog groomer
- veterinary assistant
- animal welfare
- animal attendant
- zoo keeper
If you’re not ready to commit to a long or expensive course, our short courses are ideal options to get started without over-committing. For some students they will need to do further study to achieve their career goals.
If you already have a farm but wish to commercially raise livestock the following are suitable:
- beef cattle
- dairy cattle
- poultry (chicken)
- pigs (swine).
If you have an entrepreneurial spirit there are many animal business that you can start yourself such as:
- Start your own dog walking business
- Start your own dog grooming business
- Start your own pet shop
- Start your own animal training business.
Is a Career in Animal Care Right for You?
The other aspect that’s not always discussed when working with animals is loss. If you love animals and work with them regularly there will come a time when an animal may pass away from health issues or old age. Grief can be an unexpected part of working with animals. You need to prepare yourself for this especially if you are very sentimental.
Have we talked you out of it yet? We hope not because if you’ve gotten this far we’re sure that its your first choice. The rewards are huge when you get work at what you love.
What Animal Courses do You Offer?
Our Animal Husbandry courses cover a wide range of agricultural animals such as Sheep, Goat, Pig, Poultry, Beef (and Dairy) Cattle and more, additionally our Husbandry A, B and C cover the anatomy and physiology, nutrition and health care of a range of agricultural animals.
Horse care is covered by our range of equine studies, including the specialised modules: horse behaviour and horse breeding. Additionally, Careerline also offers a range of animal behaviour and aquaculture courses.
All our animal courses come as 100 hour modules. They are self-paced and offered online, designed by industry experts and planned to give you the practical knowledge and skills you will need on you career with animals.