Advanced Diploma in Animal Care Career & Management - Level 3

Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Animal Care Career & Management | Instant Access to Course Videos | Accredited by ABC Awards



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14 Hours
Level 3 Diploma in Animal Care Career and Management - Advanced
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Do you love animals and enjoying spending time with them? How would it sound if you can take what you love and turn it into a career? There are many animal lovers who work volunteering at animal shelters and hospitals. There are others who run their own pet care business. With a busy lifestyle, many pet owners are using pet sitters and pet care attendants which make having a pet care business a highly rewarding career. However, it is imperative that you have sound knowledge of what it takes to have pets in your care. The Advanced Diploma in Animal Care Career and Management – Level 3 is a comprehensive course that will enable individuals to acquire the skills required to provide good quality care and services to animals and their owners, and enjoy returning customers.

It is a practical course that fully equips individuals who want to eventually have a pet care venture to acquire the knowledge required to become successful as a pet care business. It will also provide a platform for individuals to apply to Vet School.

The Advanced Diploma in Animal Care Career and Management – Level 3 will discuss key topics on the different aspects of animal care such as gaining professional experience, working with social media networks to advertise your services or working in animal health related career.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. 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 Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink* to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*Study365 is an approved reselling partner for ABC Awards courses under Global Edulink

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA /Qualification Wales


Level 3 Diploma in Animal Care Career and Management - Advanced
Endorsed by ABC Awards

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Learning Outcomes

  • Have a clear understanding of the job role of an animal carer or pet care attendant.
  • Learn what it takes to run a successful pet care business.
  • Gain practical skills and knowledge of beng an animal carer, learn about volunteering at animal shelters, animal hospitals and clinics.
  • If you run a pet care business, learn how to use social media marketing to promote your platform.
  • Understand about animal health, learn to read the signs.
  • Discover the steps it takes to build a reputed animal care business and how to appear trustworthy to your clients.
  • Learn how to brainstorm and research on how to effectively run a pet care venture. Become innovative in your practice.

Course Curriculum

1: How To Have A Career In Animal Care

2: Becoming A Professional Animal Carer

3: Volunteering With Shelters, Finding An Internship

4: Creating A Portfolio

5: Marketing Your Pet Care Business On Social Media

6: Becoming A Qualified Veterinarian

7: Careers In The Health Industry 1

8: Careers In The Health Industry 2

9: Careers In Pet Care

10: Careers In Animal Care

Access Duration

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.

Method of Assessment

This online course is assignment-based with learners being assessed upon the submission of a series of assignments. Once you successfully submit the assignments, students will gain a professional qualification. The assignments must be submitted to the instructor through the online learning portal. The assignments will be reviewed and evaluated, with feedback provided to the student on how well they have fared.


ABC awards and Certa Awards will provide successful learners with a Certificate of Achievement and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the units completed by the learner through this course.

Course Code: QLS-04911

Accredited Body

Accredited body (Accreditation) ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Who is this course for?

  • Individuals who want to explore opportunities in the animal care industry
  • Individuals who are animal lovers and want to start their own pet business venture
  • Pet carers, pet groomers, pet care attendants
  • Anyone who has a deep interest in animal care and management


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

Career path

  • Veterinary Assistant – £15,686 per annum
  • Animal Shelter Manager – £20,404 per annum
  • Animal Caretaker – £14,995 per annum
  • Dog Groomer – £8.08 per hour

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