Advanced Diploma in Animal Psychology at QLS Level 3

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By Endorsed by "Quality Licence Scheme"
Guided Learning Hour 18 Guided Learning Hours (18)
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 16 Number of Modules 16
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What Will I Learn?

How to respond when your pet growls to protect their food bowl.
How to recognise boredom in your pet.
Learn how to stop your dog from jumping on other people.
Learn how to deal with separation anxiety with your pet.
Is your pet scared? Learn why.
Why does your dog bark incessantly?
Does your pet not get along with children? Learn how a strong relationship with its owner can change most of their aggressive behaviour.


Does your pet seem unhappy? And are you unsure about what you should do? Don’t waste another day with an unhappy pet. Their behaviour is telling you something and as their owner it is up to you to understand your pet’s situation. The Advanced Diploma in Animal Psychology at QLS Level 3 is a comprehensive course that will enable pet owners and animal carers to build a steady relationship based on mutual understanding. The better you understand your pet the more effective your relationship will be. Animals react to experiences quite differently from humans.

The course will enable learners to delve deep into understanding undesirable and unusual behaviour and learn how to come to grips with it. You will also learn how to respond to in behaviour patterns that are not healthy for your pet dog or cat.

The Advanced Diploma in Animal Psychology at QLS Level 3 will cover key topics on the different elements of animal psychology like what is normal behaviour for a pet, how to calm their aggressive behaviour, how to deal with their fear and anxiety and dealing with psychiatric challenges and finding solutions. The course will teach learners what is normal and why pets behave in ways. It will help you resolve disruptive behaviour and get back to having a warm and welcoming pet.

The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This means that Global Edulink has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Quality Licence Scheme, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

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?

  • The course is for professionals in the pet industry and animal lovers who want to learn animal psychology and ensure they raise a happy pet.
  • Individuals who want to learn how to care for pets properly.
  • Anyone who wants to learn about animal behaviour.
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  • Method of Assessment
  • Certification
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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.

  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.

This online course will be evaluated through written assignments. In order to complete this programme successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.

While the submission of your assignment is compulsory for you to get your Quality Licence Scheme certification, you can also receive another CPD & iAP, free e-certificate if you take a 20 multiple choice exam

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

Course Code: QLS-03612

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 completed the Advanced Diploma in Animal Psychology at QLS Level 3 you can have a career in animal care or veterinary care. If you are interested in working in animal shelters, owning animals or volunteering with animals, this certification 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.

  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Pet Care Pro
  • Pet Care Associate
  • Pet Care Attendant
  • Pet Care Specialist
Others jobs you can get
  • Pet Sitter
  • Pet Groomer
  • Dog Walker
  • Pet Care Assistant
  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for  TOTUM discount card

Course Curriculum

1: Domestication of Pets How Pets Came From the Cold-1
Domestication of pets how pets came from the cold
2: Choosing a Pet for You
Choosing a Pet for you
3: Normal Behaviour of Dog When Your Pet is Being True to His Nature
Normal behaviour of dog when your pet is being true to his nature
4: Juniors and Seniors of Dogs and Their Behaviour
Juniors and Seniors of dogs and their behaviour
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief I – Advanced Diploma in Animal Psychology at QLS Level 3
☑ Submit Your Assignment
(A) Assignment Submission I – Animal Psychology Level 3
5: If Dogs Can Talk
If dogs can talk
6: Calm the Pack Fear and Anxiety
Calm the pack fear and anxiety
7: Calm the Pack Aggression
Calm the pack Aggression
8: How Well Do You Know Me the Colourful World of Dogs Antics Explained
How well do you know me The colourful world of dogs antics explained
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief II – Advanced Diploma in Animal Psychology at QLS Level 3
☑ Submit Your Assignment
(A) Assignment Submission II – Animal Psychology Level 3
9: Understanding Your Dogs
Understanding your dogs
10: Elimination and Issues at Feeding Time
Elimination and Issues at feeding time
11: What is the Normal Behaviour for a Cat
What is the normal behaviour for a cat
12: A Cat is the Only Cat Who Knows Where its at
A cat is the only cat who knows where its at
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief III – Advanced Diploma in Animal Psychology at QLS Level 3
☑ Submit Your Assignment
(A) Assignment Submission III – Animal Psychology Level 3
13: When You Have Had it With Your Cat Psychiatric Challenges
When you have had it with your cat psychiatric challenges
14: Cat on a Griddle
Cat on a griddle
15: Aggression in Cats
Aggression in Cats
16: Understanding the Rabbits
Understanding the Rabbits
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief IV – Advanced Diploma in Animal Psychology at QLS Level 3
☑ Submit Your Assignment
(A) Assignment Submission IV – Animal Psychology Level 3
Exam Quiz
Exam : Advanced Diploma in Animal Psychology at QLS Level 3 00:30:00

Students feedback


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    Mell Lowe

    January 29, 2021
    Professional standard

    I acquired the necessary information on animal psychology and how to apply my new found knowledge in the animal care industry. It was a truly informative course.

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    Alex Wallace

    December 08, 2020
    Career opportunities

    I’ve long wished to work in this industry, particularly as an animal activist, and this course has helped me get closer to my dream.

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    Franky Barnes

    November 21, 2020
    In detail

    So much depth and analysis on learning about animal psychology. It’s on a whole other level, I couldn’t believe how extensive the course really was.

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    Danny Booth

    October 17, 2020
    Good effort

    The centre was very helpful and professional with me as a new learner.

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