Diploma in Pet Adoption and Care

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By  Accredited By "CPD & iAP"
Guided Learning Hour 12 Guided Learning Hours (12)
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 07 Number of Modules 07
Assessment Included Mock Exam Included
Assessment Included Final Exam Included
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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 a Pet Adoption and Care qualification, and once your qualified you can work in all kinds of establishments, zoos, kennels, catteries, or you could even begin your own animal care business. As you can see, with an animal care qualification you’ll have loads of options!

This Diploma in Pet Adoption and Care has been created by experts within the animal care industry, who will take you through comprehensive training, covering fundamental topics such as: essential equipment for pet adaption, the fundamentals of pet health care, how to build relationships with pets, and basic pet training. 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 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.

Who is this course aimed at?

  • This course is ideal for anyone hoping to work in the animal care industry, whether you hope to join an existing business, or if you would like to establish your own animal care business. In addition, this course would be a great start for anyone hoping to work as a Veterinary Assistant, or as a Zoo Keeper.

Entry requirements

    • Learners should be age 16 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • Course Objectives
  • Access duration
  • Course Units
  • Course Description
  • Method of assessment
  • Certification
  • Progression and career path
  • Other Benefits
  • Develop your own animal care technique
  • Understand basic pet health care
  • Learn how to train pets
  • Understand how to settle in a new pet
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.
  • Module 01: Preparation and Planning Process
  • Module 02: Essential Equipment for Pet Adaption
  • Module 03: Building a New Pet Home
  • Module 04: Settling In the Pet
  • Module 05: Pet Training and Rewards
  • Module 06: Welcoming and Relationship with your Pet
  • Module 07: Pet Health Care
This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the topics listed under the curriculum.
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.
Successful learners will be awarded a Diploma in Pet Adoption and Care.
What job can I get with this diploma?
  • Veterinary Care Assistant (average UK yearly salary: £15,482)
Typical duties include:
  • Cleaning out and changing bedding
  • Ensuring that animal enclosures are maintained
  • Grooming and socialising animals
  • Preparing food and feeding animals
  • Assisting with moving animals
  • Dog walking
  • Checking for signs of illness
  • Keeping relevant records
What other jobs can I get with this diploma?
  • Kennel Assistant (average UK yearly salary: £15,600)
  • Dog Groomer (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)
  • Free examination and e-certificate
  • Gain an accredited UK qualification
  • Learners will be eligible for TOTUM 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 Curriculum

1: Preparation and Planning Process
Preparation and Planning Process
2: Essential Equipments for Pet Adaption
Essential Equipments for Pet Adaption
3: Building a New Pet Home
Building a New Pet Home
4: Settling In the Pet
Settling In the Pet
5: Pet Training and Rewards
Pet Training and Rewards
6: Welcoming and Relationship With Your Pet
Welcoming and Relationship with your Pet
7: Pet Health Care
Pet Health Care
Mock Exam
Mock Exam: Diploma in Pet Adoption and Care 01:00:00
Final Exam
Exam: Diploma in Pet Adoption and Care 01:00:00
Certificate Download Guide
Certificate Download Guide 00:03:00

Students feedback


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    Maisie Chambers

    September 20, 2019
    Great quality information

    Wonderful course, very informative, easy to follow. It is great for beginners and advanced. The pace, the information, the explanations, all very well done.

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    Lydia Mccarthy

    August 17, 2019
    A good refresher course

    The course was easy to navigate and very user friendly, and allowed me to take my time to complete so it wasn’t stressful in anyway.

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    Elliot Davis

    July 10, 2019
    Well-Structured Course

    The course really enhanced my knowledge and experience as an animal lover. The course is well structured and comprehensive.

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