Animal Care Courses Online
Our courses covering the different areas of animal care, have been developed and regularly updated over many years by professionals in their field, who have contributed their time and expertise to help you acquire the right knowledge and skills in animal related programs via distance learning.
Throughout history, animals have played an integral part in human affairs and the better we understand animals, the more we can ensure their health and protection, whether it’s our beloved pets, farm livestock, or wildlife animals. Complete an animal course from ADL at your own pace with no deadlines or pressure to finish quickly, to help achieve your career or personal goals.
Study on your mobile, tablet, laptop or desktop PC from anywhere in the world at home, work, library, cafe, the beach, or when you travel. A small selection of our online animal courses include:
- Animal Anatomy and Physiology
- Animal Behaviour
- Animal Husbandry
- Animal Management
- Animal Science
- Bird Keeping, Cat Psychology and Training , Domestic Cat Care, Dog Psychology and Training, Dog Care and Horse Care
- Marine Biology
- Wildlife Conservation and Wildlife Management
- Vertebrate Zoology and Invertebrate Zoology
- Zookeeper / Zoo keeping
Learn online via distance learning: With mentor/tutor support throughout, our animal courses are equally applicable to the UK and the rest of the World. Whether you're currently working with animals, or want to acquire the skills to care for animals, we have a course for you.
Get an animal course qualification: ADL offers a variety of programs with the opportunity to gain an endorsed Certificate from TQUK, a UK Government approved awarding organisation, listed as "recognised" on the Ofqual Register.
Increase your chances of getting noticed. Employers like to see initiative and self-motivation in a potential employee, so completing an online course in your own time can only help you to stand out from other applicants who haven’t done so. So, whether you wish to care for animals, or do your bit to help them survive in the wild for a charity, we have a course for you.
Continue your professional development (CPD): Learn how to understand the animals in your care better and increase your areas of expertise and possibly enhance your earning potential. Be seen as a “safe pair of hands” by your work colleagues and management. Use your qualification to help gain promotion.
Learn about animals: Improve your personal development and relationship with your animal companion or specific species, by understanding their welfare needs. Choose a specialist course in Ornithology (birds), Herpetology (reptiles and amphibians), Primatology (primates), or in livestock like Pigs, Cows, Sheep, Goats and many more!
Can't find a qualification to suit your needs? Why not speak with one of our Academic Course Advisers for FREE advice on +44 (0)1227 789 649? or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Our online home study courses may be studied for vocational purposes, self-enrichment (hobby) or for serious study leading to employment and/or higher qualifications. You'll receive unlimited tutor and admin support and be able to start at any time.
Advanced Diploma in Agriculture (Livestock) course online. This course includes the core units from the Diploma in Agriculture, plus more elective modules to choose from and a Workplace project.
This Higher Advanced Diploma (12 modules) in Animal Husbandry is a complete qualification for people wishing to work in agriculture at a technician or management level, in positions such as a farm manager, technical representatives, trainers or consultants.
What makes animals tick? Learn through this Home Study Animal Behaviour course. Understanding your Animals' (pets) Behaviour is the key to a happy relationship. Do they think and learn like humans? How do they adapt to their environment? Which animals have the best social life?
Become a brilliant breeder! Learn to plan an animal breeding program, incorporating genetic theory, breeding program management and practical aspects of daily husbandry practice. This online course is relevant to all animal, from pets to farm animals and horses to wildlife.
A comprehensive and practical distance learning course for anyone who wants to better understand the health and well-being of animals.Animals are essential to Man in many ways: as pets, as livestock for food and other animal products and in the wild.
Learn about Animal Health Care. An excellent vocational pathway towards employment in the Veterinary industry. Learn to care for the health of any type of animal and understand the scope of services offered by animal care services, including veterinary practices.
Working with animals? Get back to basics! Gain a thorough foundation knowledge of animal anatomy and physiology. This is essential for careers requiring good animal care and management. An excellent starting point for working with animals in any situation.
Treating and preventing ill health in animals is important for all people who work with them. Learn how diseases are classified, to recognise signs and symptoms of common diseases and how to treat these diseases and wounds.
This course will teach you about the components needed in animal diets and the composition of a range of feeds (including pasture, fodder crops, grasses, cereals, seed and other edible plants).
Are you suited to a management role? Are you dedicated to the Higher Advanced Diploma in Animal Management course online. Core modules focus on the study of anatomy, physiology, vertebrate zoology, animal behaviour, feed and nutrition, animal biochemistry, health and diseases, and genetics.
This course is an absolute must for Animal Lovers everywhere. The standards of the well-being of animals (Animal Welfare), varies a lot and are under constant debate and review. The standards are devised and revised constantly, by various bodies worldwide.
This Higher Advanced Diploma in Applied and Environmental Welfare is an excellent qualification as a career choice, providing a solid foundation for further studies at university level in this discipline.
Learn through home study/distance learning the basics of animal science. A specially designed certificate for people wishing to work or working in animal care, animal health care or environment wishing to deepen their knowledge in animal care.
This course is designed to equip students with business management skills develop horse care knowledge ·build networking (contact) with the equine industry ·lay a foundation for better understanding individual horses and more broadly, the business of horses.
Develop a capacity to develop and manage freshwater aquaculture enterprises. This course covers: water (e.g.source, purity, flow, temperature, dissolved oxygen), stocking rates, spawning, checking stock, stripping, fertilization, hatching, growth stages, feeding, harvesting and stocking.
Choose From a Wide Range of Courses across 20 Disciplines
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