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The Level 3 Diploma in Canine Massage is the ideal qualification choice if you’re interested in providing therapeutic massage to dogs.

The qualification will suit those who are planning to work within the sector and for those planning to set up their own canine massage business.


This course will allow students to qualify as a Veterinary Physiotherapist with the added benefit of Advanced Animal Hydrotherapy. After completing the three parts, students will have gained the skills, knowledge and practical training required to treat animals in the water and on land.

If you’d like to turn your fondness for cats into a career, a Feline Care, Behaviour and Welfare Level 3 Diploma qualifies you to do so.

This level 3 diploma has been developed in collaboration with animal welfare and behavioural experts to provide you with the best possible start to your career

Kennels and catteries provide an invaluable service to pet owners who need their animals cared for during short periods of absence.

Whether they are going on holiday or into a hospital, an owner does not place the care of their pet into another’s hands lightly. It’s a huge show of trust.

In the UK, around 7,000 people rely on assistance dogs to help them live independently and provide emotional support.

These highly trained animals are more than a pet to their owners, they are how they can live the life they choose.

A career in animal welfare can take on many forms, be that running a cattery or actively removing animals from abusive, neglectful environments.

The Level 3 Certificate for Pet Care in Retail is essential in the pet care sector. It is required by law for all pet shops to have a member of their staff hold this qualification.

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This course will give you the knowledge and skills you need to correctly identify physical issues in small animals and treat them accordingly through hydrotherapy.

This course teaches you how to assess an animal, identify potential problems and recommend treatments. As well as understanding how to produce a treatment plan, track progress and ensure the hydrotherapy is working.

This course qualifies you to carry out basic aquatic treadmill therapy for small animals. In addition to this, you will be eligible to study the advanced aquatic treadmill course. 

The course gives you the knowledge and skills you need to competently provide advanced aquatic treadmill therapy to your animal clients.

This level 3 award in canine care, behaviour and welfare teaches you how to properly care for canines in a professional care or boarding setting.

A level 2 award in canine care and welfare teaches you the importance of appropriate care for canines in kennels or day care settings. By studying what dogs need to thrive, you’ll realise the direct correlation care standards have on their mental and physical health.

Perfect for entry-level dog grooming jobs, hobby groomers or those wishing to learn about grooming their own dogs or dogs in their care. 2 days of practical training included!

This animal licensing inspector level 3 award gives you the knowledge required to carry out the role safely and in accordance with animal welfare legislation.

Gain advanced knowledge ahead of opening your own dog grooming salon. Perfect for those looking to become a fully-fledged groomer.

This level 4 diploma in canine welfare, training and behaviour management explores in detail what you need to correctly and safely care for canines in various settings.

This level 3 award in feline care, behaviour and welfare teaches you how to work safely with felines in a professional setting such as a cattery.

This canine behaviour practitioner level 5 diploma expands on your understanding of canine behaviour. Furthering your knowledge on how to identify the triggers of unwanted behaviour. 

This animal assisted intervention level 3 diploma covers the bond between animals and humans. Exploring how they can support individuals with rehabilitation, disease and disabilities.

The Ecology Diploma is a CPD course that introduces you to the key principles of ecology and conservation. You will study individual organisms all the way up to entire ecosystems and biomes.

The Wild Animal Behaviour Diploma will give you the skills to observe and understand behaviours exhibited by animals in their natural habitat. From studying mating rituals to analysing migration patterns and social structures.

The Marine Zoology Diploma will give you the opportunity to develop a solid foundation of knowledge about marine life. You will study the aspects of evolution and how animals have adapted to their environments from the tropical seas to freezing ocean waters. 

Ideal for those who may have a background in grooming or animal care and wish to expand to grooming.  

In the UK and around the world there are many animals currently housed in zoos and safari parks. 
For those people working or volunteering with these captive animals, a good knowledge of their diet requirements and their digestive systems is vital.

This Level 3 Award in Elephant Studies will give you the opportunity to learn all about these complex and social animals.

The qualification covers elephant evolution, biology, ecology, and behaviour. 

This qualification will teach you how to care for reptiles and promote good health and welfare.

You will also get to explore the conservation efforts and modern research in reptiles.

This interesting and informative qualification will give you the opportunity to learn all about operating a digital camera.

You will explore image composition techniques which will help your photos to really stand out.

This Level 3 Award in Wildlife Photography has been specifically designed to give you the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to be able to work in wildlife photography.

The Level 3 Award in Primate Studies gives learners the opportunity to learn about primate species biology, ecology, and behaviour.

Learners will also explore different conservation efforts to protect primate species and gain an understanding of primate management.


This Level 3 Award in Farm Animal Studies will give you the opportunity to study farm animal welfare management, nutrition, and legislation. 

The Level 3 Diploma in Zoology is an ideal qualification choice if you’re interested in working in one of the many zoological careers, or if you currently work in the zoology sector and would like a qualification to support your knowledge.  

This Level 3 Award in Carnivore Studies: Big Cats will give you the opportunity to explore the diversity of carnivorous big cat species found throughout the animal kingdom alongside learning about their evolution, biology and behaviour


This Level 3 Award in Birds of Prey Studies will give you the opportunity to explore the diversity of birds of prey species found throughout the UK alongside learning about their biology and welfare.


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