Certificate in Pet Care at QLS Level 3

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By Endorsed by "Quality Licence Scheme"
Guided Learning Hour 02 Guided Learning Hours (02)
Course Materialr Course Material
Number of Modules 08 Number of Modules 08
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What Will I Learn?

Have a clear understanding of the job role of a pet carer and the responsibilities it entails.
Learn how to run a successful pet care business.
Learn how to turn your passion into a successful career.
Learn how to read the body language of cats and dogs.
Learn about dog and cat behaviour.
Have a sound understanding of birds and freshwater fish.


If you’ve always loved animals and have a passion for working with them, had pets along the way or worked in animal care, it may be time to transform your enthusiasm into a profession. Pet care is highly popular as pet owners are always on the lookout for trustworthy and reliable pet carers. Pet owners want the best care for their pets, and it has to be the right person that their pet will get along with, trust and engage with. Pet owners prefer one to one attention and a pet carer is usually able to provide this service. The Certificate in Pet Care at QLS Level 3 is an in-depth course on everything you need to know about animal care, and what type of role you want to play in this industry, including setting up your own pet care business. You will be equipped with the appropriate skills and understanding of how to be a successful pet carer.

Pet owners may not always be able to spend all of their time with their pet. They too have busy lifestyles and as such a pet carer is the best choice. The course will discuss a number of key topics including an introduction to animal care, provide basic care for dogs, cats, birds and freshwater fish. Each module will be explored in-depth to ensure the learner gains a complete understanding of the subject matter.

The Certificate in Pet Care at QLS Level 3 will give you the confidence and skills to set up a pet care service. The qualification will also enable you to progress in your career in the pet care industry.

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 changing their career and want to explore new opportunities
  • Individuals who are animal lovers and want to setup their own pet care business
  • Pet carers, pet groomers
  • Anyone who has a deep interest in pet care
  • 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 knowledge 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 as a pet sitter or carer

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 Pet Care 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 Pet Care 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 Pet Care at QLS Level 3, you can have a career in the pet care industry. If you are interested in working with different types of pets 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. Additionally, you will gain the relevant skills and understanding to setup your own pet care business. Following are some of thejob roles you can land in the industry.

  • Pet Care Pro
  • Pet Care Associate
  • Pet Care Attendant
  • Pet 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 to Your Tutor
Celebrity Mentor Series: Dr Kate – Introduction
Celebrity Mentor Series: Dr Kate – Pet Care
2. Introduction to Animal Health
Introduction to Animal Care – Slides
Introduction to Animal Care – File download
Introduction to Animal Care – Test
3. How to Care for Dogs and Puppies
Provide Basic Care for Domestic Dogs – Slides
Provide Basic Care for Dogs – File download
Caring for your Domestic Dog – Test
4. Taking Care of a Cat
Caring for Your Domestic Cat – Slides
Caring for Domestic Cats – File download
Caring for Domestic Cats – Test
5. How to Give Basic Care for Birds
Provide Basic Care for Birds – Slides
Provide Basic Care for Birds – File download
Provide Basic Care for Birds – Test
6. Basic Care of Freshwater Fish
Provide Basic Care for Freshwater Fish – Slides
Provide Basic Care for Freshwater Fish – File download
Provide Basic Care for Freshwater Fish – Test
7. Taking Care of Rodents and Rabbits
Provide Basic Care for Rodents and Rabbits – Slides
Provide Basic Care for Rodents and Rabbits – File download
Provide Basic Care for Rodents and Rabbits – Test
8. How to Care for Reptiles and Amphibians
Provide Basic Care for Reptiles and Amphibians – Slides
Provide Basic Care for Reptiles and Amphibians – File download
Provide Basic Care for Reptiles and Amphibians – Test

Students feedback


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    J T

    Jackie Taylor

    July 18, 2020

    I want to thank the provider for their commitment to students. I have taken online courses previously but never found this level of effort.

    S M

    Shay Marsh

    June 29, 2020
    Great time

    The learning experience was very good. I had a great time.

    B P

    Brett Powell

    June 21, 2020
    Career opportunity

    Taking this course has given me the skills to setup my own pet care business. I’m excited to put my knowledge to practical use.

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