Diploma in Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By  Accredited By "CPD & iAP"
Guided Learning Hour 16 Guided Learning Hours (16)
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 07 Number of Modules 07
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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 Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation qualification, and once your qualified you can work in a wildlife sanctuary, helping to rescue and rehabilitate animals. As you can see, with a Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation qualification you’ll have loads of options!

This Diploma in Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation has been created by experts within the animal care industry, who will take you through comprehensive training, covering fundamental topics such as: animal psychology, animal anatomy, how to treat common injuries, and how to interact with 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 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.

Please Note: This Course is Based on USA Standards.

Who is this course aimed at?

  • This course is intended for those with an interest in animals, who are currently working in a wildlife rescue facility. Due to the sensitive nature of wildlife rescue, it is recommended that you already have a position with a wildlife rescue facility before you begin the course.

Entry requirements

  • Learners should be age 16 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT
  • Please note that to take this course you should currently be working at a wildlife rescue centre
  • Course Objectives
  • Access duration
  • Course Units
  • Course Description
  • Method of assessment
  • Certification
  • Progression and career path
  • Other Benefits
  • To understand wildlife rescue
  • To understand wildlife rehabilitation
  • Learn to treat common animal injuries
  • Learn how to interact with animals
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: What does Wildlife Rehabilitation mean?
  • Module 02: Animal physiology, anatomy, and health
  • Module 03: Animal health
  • Module 04: How to treat common injuries
  • Module 05: How to interact with animals
  • Module 06: Interacting with injured animals
  • Module 07: Spread the word
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 Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation.
What job can I get with this diploma?
  • Animal Welfare Inspector (average UK yearly salary: £19,250)
Typical duties include:
  • Advising about animal welfare
  • Rescuing animals and arranging medical treatment
  • Inspecting kennels, pet shops, and agricultural shows
  • Rescuing injured deer or foxes
  • Writing reports
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)
  • Free examination and official e-certificate
  • Gain an accredited UK qualification
  • Learners will be eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
  • One year's access to the course
  • Support by phone, live chat, and email
  • Join a friendly online learning platform

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

1: What Does Being a Wildlife Rehabilitation Mean
What does being a Wildlife Rehabilitation mean
2: Animal Physiology, Anatomy, and Health
Animal physiology, anatomy, and health
3: Animal Health
Animal health
4: How to Treat Common Injuries
How to treat common injuries
5: Whats the Best Way to Interact With Animals
Whats the best way to interact with animals
6: Interacting With Injured Animals
Interacting with injured animals
7: Spread the Word
Spread the word
Mock Exam
Mock Exam : Diploma in Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation 01:00:00
Final Exam
Exam : Diploma in Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation 01:00:00
Certificate Download Guide
Certificate Download Guide 00:03:00

Students feedback


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    R S

    Robyn Sanderson

    May 02, 2020

    Very interesting and insightful. This course has helped me to have a better understanding of animal care.

    A H

    Annie Hamilton

    October 28, 2019
    Great learning

    This course has helped me better understand this field. The course was well structured for learning.

    F C

    Frankie Chapman

    September 18, 2019
    Amazing course

    Amazing course and platform. For the first time I learnt about it, and the way the concepts were cleared was amazing.

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    Nancy Lewis

    August 20, 2019
    Very insightful

    Very insightful, a good beginning to understanding how to develop your own animal care techniques. I really loved the structure of the course.

    T K

    Tracey Kidd

    July 26, 2019
    Informative and easy to understand

    Really informative and easy to understand. A great way to introduce yourself to Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation.

    E R

    Emelia Rogers

    July 10, 2019
    Learned a lot

    I really enjoyed this course, I have learned a lot from this course. The modules were easy to follow.

    W H

    Winter Harper

    June 15, 2019
    Insightful material

    The material was presented in a structured way. I found the information very insightful. It is easy to follow and comply with.

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