Overview:

Animal care has become a huge industry over the last few years, so it’s no surprise that there are 20,000 animal care businesses in the UK. The animal care sector employs over 200,000 people in the UK, so the industry is always seeking qualified professionals. It has never been a better time to gain an Animal Psychology qualification, and once your qualified you can work in all kinds of establishments, or you could even begin your own Animal Psychology business. As you can see, with an Animal Psychology qualification you’ll have loads of options!

This Diploma in Animal Psychology has been created by experts within the animal care industry, who will take you through comprehensive training, covering fundamental topics such as: how to calm an animal, how to choose the right pet, how to recognise animal behaviour, and how to understand animals. You’ll develop your own excellent animal care technique, which you can use to put into practice in the workplace.

Learning with Global Edulink has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you, and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand.

This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to secure your qualification.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand how to calm animal fear or anxiety
  • Learn how to understand dog behaviour
  • Learn how to understand cat behaviour
  • Understand rabbit behaviour

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is ideally suited to those who would like to work in the animal care industry. Whether you hope to work primarily as an Animal Psychologist, or if you hope to work in a caring role for animals more generally, this course provides all the training you will need.

Course Benefits:

  • Free examination and e-certificate
  • Gain an accredited UK qualification
  • Access to excellent quality video tutorials
  • Learners will be eligible for an NUS Discount Card
  • Excellent tutor support Monday-Friday
  • One year’s access to the course
  • Support by phone, live chat, and email
  • Join a friendly online learning platform

Course Units:

  • Module 01: Domestication of pets how pets came from the cold
  • Module 02: Choosing a Pet for you
  • Module 03: Normal behaviour of dog when your pet is being true to his nature
  • Module 04: Juniors and Seniors of dogs and their behavior
  • Module 05: If dogs can talk
  • Module 06: Calm the pack fear and anxiety
  • Module 07: Calm the pack Aggression
  • Module 08: How well do you know me, The colourful world of dogs antics explained
  • Module 09: Understanding your dogs
  • Module 10: Elimination and Issues at feeding time
  • Module 11: What is the normal behaviour for a cat
  • Module 12: A cat is the only cat who knows where its at
  • Module 13: When you have had it with your cat psychiatric challenges
  • Module 14: Cat on a griddle
  • Module 15: Aggression in Cats
  • Module 16: Understanding the Rabbits

Course Description:

This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the topics listed under the curriculum.

Course Access Duration:

This course is delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). As this is an online course, you have no set timetable and can study at your own pace. Move through the modules as fast or slow as you wish, and return to previous sections at any point.

Method of Assessment:

At the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Certification:

Successful learners will be awarded a Diploma in Animal Psychology – Level 3.

Entry Requirements:

Learners should be age 16 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.

Progression and Career Path:

What job can I get with this diploma?
  • Pet behaviour counsellor (average UK yearly salary: £15,000)
Typical duties include:
  • Taking referrals from vets
  • Holding consultations with animals and owners
  • Conversing with owners and observing animals
  • Trying to gauge the nature of behaviour problems
  • Writing a behaviour or training plan
  • Checking up on animals and their progress
What other jobs can I get with this diploma?
  • Kennel Assistant (average UK yearly salary: £15,600)
  • Animal Care Assistant (average UK yearly salary: £17,798)
  • Laboratory Animal Caretaker (average UK yearly salary: £15,482)
  • Zoo Keeper (average UK yearly salary: £13,000)
  • Dog Walker (average UK yearly salary: £11,120)

(Average salaries are according to payscale.com)

Course Curriculum

1: domestication of pets how pets came from the cold
Domestication of pets how pets came from the cold 00:00:00
2: choosing a pet for you
Choosing a Pet for you 00:00:00
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 00:00:00
4: juniors and seniors of dogs and their behaviour
Juniors and Seniors of dogs and their behaviour 00:00:00
5: if dogs can talk
If dogs can talk 00:00:00
6: calm the pack fear and anxiety
Calm the pack fear and anxiety 00:00:00
7: calm the pack aggression
Calm the pack Aggression 00:00:00
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 00:00:00
9: understanding your dogs
Understanding your dogs 00:00:00
10: elimination and issues at feeding time
Elimination and Issues at feeding time 00:00:00
11: what is the normal behaviour for a cat
What is the normal behaviour for a cat 00:00:00
12: a cat is the only cat who knows where its at
A cat is the only cat who knows where its at 00:00:00
13: when you have had it with your cat psychiatric challenges
When you have had it with your cat psychiatric challenges 00:00:00
14: cat on a griddle
Cat on a griddle 00:00:00
15: aggression in cats
Aggression in Cats 00:00:00
16: understanding the rabbits
Understanding the Rabbits 00:00:00
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