Certificate in Animal Diseases at QLS Level 3

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By Endorsed by "Quality Licence Scheme"
Guided Learning Hour 100 Guided Learning Hours (100)
Course Materialr Course Material
Number of Modules 10 Number of Modules 10
4.5( 4 REVIEWS )

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What Will I Learn?

Have a clear understanding of the role and responsibilities pertaining to identifying animal diseases.
Learn how animal diseases are diagnosed and diagnostic techniques.
Learn about the different types of diseases and how it can affect animals.
Learn about common disorders that can result in poisoning.
Learn to identify health conditions related to allergies, age and dehydration.


The Certificate in Animal Diseases at QLS Level 3 is an industry-level qualification that will get individuals who want to work in animal care or in veterinary service up to date with work-ready and practical skills. If you want to understand animal health issues and diseases, this course is an excellent starting point. There are so many diseases that can strike animals from viral diseases to bacterial diseases, parasitological conditions, nutritional conditions, poisoning and genetic disorders that are looked at in-depth to give the learner a practical understanding of what is required when it comes to examining animals and determining their health issues.

The course will explore key topics such as health care of animals, veterinary diagnostic sample collection, implementing animal health care programmes, providing nutritional advice and support for animals and domestic animal toxicology. Each module is discussed in-depth to ensure the learner gains a complete understanding of the subject matter.

The Certificate in Animal Diseases at QLS Level 3 is ideally suited to individuals who want to get a better understanding of what it takes to work in a veterinary service, how to investigate health issues and when it is time to call a professional vet.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Why Choose Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

Who is this course aimed at?

  • Individuals considering a change in their career and want to explore new opportunities
  • Individuals who are animal lovers and want to run their own animal service
  • Anyone working in a veterinary service
  • Pet carer, animal care workers
  • Entry requirements
  • Access Duration
  • Method of assessment
  • Certification
  • Endorsed by
  • Progression and Career Path
  • Learners should be over the age of 16 and have a basic understanding in Maths, English and ICT
  • You should have a deep love and care for animals, relative knowledge and experience with having your own pets or working in animal care

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

At the end of the Certificate in Animal Diseases at QLS Level 3, learners will be evaluated through a MCQ test at the end of the unit, or at the completion of the course.

Those who successfully complete the course will be issued the Certificate in Animal Diseases at QLS Level 3 by the Quality Licence Scheme.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

Once you successfully qualify in the Certificate in Animal Diseases at QLS Level 3, you can have a career in animal care and business. If you are interested in working in animal shelters, fostering animals or volunteering with animals, this qualification will give you a starting point to further your career path. Animal care workers who are in pursuit of a promotion will also find this course highly useful. Following are some of the job roles you can land in the industry.

  • Pet Care Pro
  • Pet Care Associate
  • Pet Care Attendant
  • Pet Care Specialist
  • Pet Therapist
  • Veterinary Care Specialist

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

Meet Your Tutor
Meet Your Tutor
1: Introduction
Celebrity Mentor Series: Dr Kate – Animal Diseases
2: Assist in Health Care of Animals
Assist in Health Care of Animals Slides
Assist in Health Care of Animals – File download
Assist in Health Care of Animals Test
3: Veterinary Diagnostic Sample Collection
Veterinary Diagnostic Sample Collection Slides
Veterinary Diagnostic Sample Collection – File download
Veterinary Diagnostic Sample Collection Test
4: Comply with Infection Control Policies and Procedures
Comply with Infection Control Policies and Procedures Slides
Comply with Infection Control Policies and Procedures – File download
Comply with infection control policies and procedures Test
5: Controlling Bacterial and Fungal Diseases in Animals
Controlling Bacterial and Fungal Diseases in Animals Slides
Controlling Bacterial and Fungal Diseases in Animals – File download
Controlling Bacterial and Fungal Diseases in Animals Test
6: Implementing Animal Health Control Programs
Implementing Animal Health Control Programs: Parasitology Slides
Implementing Animal Health Control Programs – Parasitology File download
Implementing Animal Health Control Programs Test
7: Provide Nutritional Advice and Support for Animals
Provide Nutritional Advice & Support for Animals Slides
Provide Nutritional Advice and Support for Animals – File download
Provide Nutritional Advice and Support for Animals Test
8: Domestic Animal Toxicology
Domestic Animal Toxicology Slides
Domestic Animal Toxicology – File download
Domestic Animal Toxicology Test
9: Inherited Disorders of Dogs, Cats and Horses
Inherited Disorders of Dogs, Cats and Horses Slides
Inherited Disorders of Dogs, Cats and Horses – File download
Inherited Disorders of Dogs, Cats and Horses Test
10: Other Conditions and Disorders
Other Conditions and Disorders Slides
Other Conditions and Disorders File download
Other conditions and disorders Test

Students feedback


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    C D

    Cory Dixon

    August 12, 2020
    Overall, excellent

    As an animal career, I found this course on par with excellence. The health care of animals and health control programmers were extensively explored.

    A F

    Aaren Fletcher

    July 24, 2020

    Gained practical knowledge when it comes to determining health issues in animals.

    R C

    Reggie Cole

    July 18, 2020
    Fluent course

    Fluency in understanding the role and responsibilities in animal disease.

    K J

    Kiran Jordan

    June 12, 2020
    Real classroom experience

    It was as interesting as learning in a real classroom. A great effort was made to provide an interactive setting for students.

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