Animal Industries Resource Centre

Personalised and Professional Education and Training (RTO Code 31424)

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Pet Technician Certificate

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Course Overview

Our pets depend on us every day. We love them and want to give them the best. They are telling us things all the time but are we listening? Do you have the skills to ‘listen’ to pets, provide for their needs and help them when they are in trouble? By studying the Pet Technician Certificate you will gain a deep understanding of the handling and care of pets such as dogs, cats, rabbits, rats, mice and birds.

Pet Technician Certificate

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We have been using AIRC resources for over 10 years now. They are just a phone call away and invaluable with their assistance in every area of the practice from Management through to Veterinary Nursing Studies.

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Course Delivery Information

The Pet Technician Certificate is a self-paced online course. You will have access to the course for a period of six (6) months. This course does not require a work placement or practical assessment. You are required to complete activities and assessments online (including multiple choice questions and online scenarios). Upon completion of all required course content, You will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement.

Who is this suitable for?

Anyone who wishes to develop a deeper understanding of the handling and care of pets, such as:

  • People working in pet shops, boarding or day care facilities
  • People looking to enter the animal care industries but don’t have access to work placements
  • Caring owners who wish to understand their pets and take better care of them

This course is available worldwide.

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites. Participants will need access to the internet to study and complete this course.

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Pet Technician Certificate

  • Enrol and pay online to get started immediately
  • Study when and where it suits you
  • Each module has a comprehensive, illustrated eBook for you to keep
  • Learning activities help reinforce the knowledge you are gaining
  • Undertake online assessments at your own pace to confirm your knowledge
  • Receive a Certificate of Achievement upon successful completion of the course
  • Be part of the forum for assistance throughout your course
  • Call and email our trainers for support every step of the way


Your investment is AU$495 (inc GST)

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