Study Method Online
Institution The Career Academy
Recognition ICOES
Start Date Enrol anytime

Course overview

Make a career-smart move.

Designed in collaboration with experts, get the training & skillset that the industry is looking out for. This package contains 7 courses designed to cover the most important fundamentals of animal care and welfare across a range of species, as well as a course covering the basics of wildlife and threatened species conservation.

What you'll learn

  • Understand conservation, disease, and healthcare across a wide range of species
  • Perfect for busy people who want to up-skill
  • Gain confidence and get ahead in this competitive industry
  • Covers basic first-aid and rescue techniques, caring for farm animals, birds, fish, dogs & cats


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Accredited by The International Council for Online Educational Standards

Study method

  • Online Online info icon
    Online delivery - online course content with the exception of assessments and work placement
  • Blended Blended info icon
    Blended delivery - both online course content and partial face to face requirements
  • In-class In-class info icon
    In class delivery - predominately face to face course content conducted at a specific location
  • Virtual Virtual info icon
    Virtual Delivery - Live and interactive classroom-style learning conducted completely online

Duration study load

360 hours | 12 Month Access

  • Study in your own time, at your own pace
  • Students generally complete one module per week

Course features

  • Upskill and be awarded with a certificate of achievement to help you reach your potential & earn more
  • Flexible online learning so you can study whenever and wherever you want
  • Get free access to the career centre who will review and improve your CV to help you succeed
  • 83% of our graduates say our qualifications improved their ability to get a new job or promotion


  • Really good, for the first time using study online. Thanks!
  • The Career Academy has been amazing - the personal helpfulness of the team, the simplicity of their website, the course content, feedback and communications are all exceptional. So thankful to have found this education site.


100% Online & 24/7 Access

  • Get instant access within one business day and start when you’re ready
  • 24/7 student support


Core Modules
Pet Care Certificate
Explore Vet Nursing
Animal Health Care Certificate
Animal Diseases Certificate
Animal Welfare Certificate
Animal Conservation Certificate
Essential Animal First Aid Certificate

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Payment options

Interest-free payment plans start from $25 per week.

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About The Career Academy

The Career Academy is New Zealand's leading provider of online courses. Their education driven team of developers and tutors are located in Parnell, Auckland. They are committed to providing exceptional online courses and personal tutor support. The Career Academy offers a range of specialist courses to improve job performance. Their focus is on mentoring, inspiring and supporting people through training so their career or business can reap the rewards. The Career Academy’s course delivery is flexible, so their students can study with minimal disruption to their daily life. They offer flexible payment plans so anyone wanting to learn has the opportunity no matter their circumstances.

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