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Qualification - Certificate in Animal Health

Course CodeVAG015
Fee CodeCT
Duration (approx)600 hours
QualificationCertificate
Animal Health Certificate Home Study Course.

Train for a career in animal health or animal welfare.

  • Improve your job prospects or career in the field.
  • Learn from industry experts – our tutors! 
  • Study in your own time, at your own pace. 

This is a comprehensive and highly practical course; for anyone who wants to better understand the health and wellbeing of animals. It is designed to provide a foundation for employment in any type of animal care job; whether pets, domesticated farm livestock or wildlife (captive or free).

Modules

Core ModulesThese modules provide foundation knowledge for the Qualification - Certificate in Animal Health.
 Animal Biology (Animal Husbandry I) BAG101
 Animal Health Care VAG100
 Animal Disease BAG219
 Animal Welfare BAG224
 
Elective ModulesIn addition to the core modules, students study any 2 of the following 4 modules.
 Animal Behaviour BAG203
 Animal Feed & Nutrition (Animal Husbandry III) BAG202
 Microbiology BSC209
 Natural Health Care for Animals BAG218
 

Note that each module in the Qualification - Certificate in Animal Health is a short course in its own right, and may be studied separately.


 



Meet some of our academics

Dr Robert BrowneZoologist, Environmental Scientist and Sustainability, science based consultancy with biotechnology corporations. Work focused on conservation and sustainability. Robert has published work in the fields of nutrition, pathology, larval growth and development, husbandry, thermo-biology, reproduction technologies, and facility design.Robert has B.Sc., Ph, D.
Dr. Gareth PearceVeterinary scientist and surgeon with expertise in agriculture and environmental science, with over 25 years of experience in teaching and research in agriculture, veterinary medicine, wildlife ecology and conservation in the UK, Australia and New Zealand. Post-graduate qualifications in Education, Wildlife Conservation Medicine, Aquatic Veterinary Studies and Wildlife Biology & Conservation. Gareth has a B.Sc.(Hons), B.V.Sc., M.A., M.Vet.S,. PhD, Grad. Cert. Ed.(HE), Post-Grad.Cert. Aq.Vet.Sc., Post-Grad. Cert. WLBio&Cons., Dipl. ECPHM, MRCVS.
Cheryl WilsonSports Horse Stud Groom, Stable Manager, Yard Manager, Equine industrial Training Manager, FE Distance Learning Manager. Cheryl has spent two decades working in agriculture and equine industries, across England, Scotland, Australia and New Zealand. Cheryl has a B.Sc.(Hons), HND Horse Mgt, C&G Teaching Cert.