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About the course

Many people dream of working with animals and this is your chance to put that dream into action! This course is ideal for anyone looking to start a career working with animals. It will help you discover where your strengths and talents lie and then brainstorm jobs that match your capabilities.

You will learn how to uncover employment opportunities you hadn’t previously considered, and how to apply for those jobs to maximize your chances of success. From brainstorming a vague idea to uncovering amazing opportunities, this course also helps you achieve your aim by learning how to research your chosen path.

Know that there is huge competition for positions within the animal or pet sector, and to maximize your chances it’s essential to impress. To do this you’ll discover how to hone your portfolio and letter of application to create an outstanding impression with the interview panel, selection committee, or prospective client.

In addition, you’ll find a comprehensive directory of careers in the animal health, pet, and animal-related sectors, what those jobs entail, and the qualifications needed. From understanding how to apply to vet school and increasing your chance of receiving an offer, to training for jobs from animal nutritionist to zookeeper, a Careers with Animals has so much to offer. This course will help those with a genuine calling to work with animals to reach that goal.

    Requirements

    Holly and Hugo courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Lessons

    Module 1: Brainstorming And Research
    • 1.1 Why Work with Animals?
    • 1.2 Pros and Cons
    • 1.3 Decide on Your Strengths
    • 1.4 Reality Check
    • 1.5 Where to Find Jobs
    • 1.6 Researching the Job
    • 1.7 Comparative Salaries
    Module 2: Gaining Experience
    • 2.1 Personal Experience
    • 2.2 Unpaid Experience
    • 2.3 Broadening Your Education
    • 2.4 Volunteering Abroad
    • 2.5 Internships
    Module 3: Portfolios, Cv, And Application
    • 3.1 Introduction
    • 3.2 An Inspirational Portfolio
    • 3.3 Writing a Killer CV
    • 3.4 Creating an Awesome Application Letter
    • 3.5 Social Media and Networking
    Module 4: Applying To Vet School
    • 4.1 The Path to Vet School
    • 4.2 Planning your Finance
    • 4.3 Interviews and Experience
    • 4.4 Veterinary Careers and Specializations
    Module 5: Health-related Careers
    • 5.1 Animal-assisted Therapist
    • 5.2 Animal Behavioral Therapist
    • 5.3 Animal Chiropractor
    • 5.4 Animal Geneticist
    • 5.5 Animal Health Inspector
    • 5.6 Artificial Insemination Technician
    • 5.7 Animal Nutritionist
    • 5.8 Canine Rehabilitation Therapist
    • 5.9 Practice manager
    • 5.10 Veterinary Receptionist
    • 5.11 Vet Tech (US) Vet Nurse (UK)
    • 5.12 Veterinary Support Assistant (VSA)
    Module 6: Pet-related Careers
    • 6.1 Animal Control Officer
    • 6.2 Animal Cruelty Officer (ASPCA, RSPCA)
    • 6.3 Animal Photographer
    • 6.4 Breeder
    • 6.5 Detection Dog Handler
    • 6.6 Dog Trainer
    • 6.7 Doggy Day Care Owner
    • 6.8 Dog Walker
    • 6.9 Drug Company Rep
    • 6.10 Groomer
    • 6.11 Kennel Attendant or Manager
    • 6.12 Pet Adoption Counsellor
    • 6.13 Pet Food Salesperson
    • 6.14 Pet Sitter
    • 6.15 Pet Writer
    • 6.16 Police Dog Handler
    • 6.17 Service Dog Trainer
    Module 7: Animal-related Careers
    • 7.1 Aquarist
    • 7.2 Dairy Nutritionist
    • 7.3 Equine Dentist
    • 7.4 Exercise Rider
    • 7.5 Farrier
    • 7.6 Foaling Attendant
    • 7.7 Fish and Game Warden
    • 7.8 Groom
    • 7.9 Herpetologist
    • 7.10 Horse Identifier
    • 7.11 Jockey
    • 7.12 Marine Biologist
    • 7.13 Marine Mammal Trainer
    • 7.14 Mounted Police Officer
    • 7.15 Primatologist
    • 7.16 Racing Steward, Starter, Outrider, Licensing Clerk
    • 7.17 Reptile Breeder
    • 7.18 Wildlife Forensic Scientist
    • 7.19 Wildlife Rehabilitator
    • 7.20 Zookeeper

      Career

      Who is this course for

      • Anyone who wants to work with animals, but wants further information about what careers are out there and how to successfully apply for them.
      • Applicants who want to grab prospective employers' attention with their standout application.
      • Those who are planning a career change or seeking promotion and want further qualifications.

        Certification

        Certification details

        • Students complete each lesson in full, and answer exam questions at the end of each course module. If the pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you can download a PDF certificate of completion to recognize your achievement. 
        • The courses are accredited by ICOES, the International Council for Online Education Standards, assuring our students of our commitment to high standards of online education. Students can apply for an ICOES certificate (for a fee) on completion of a course.
        • Courses are also recognized by the CPD, Continued Professional Development, body in the UK. CPD accredited courses count towards CPD hour records and certificates are available for a fee on request.

        Author

        Dr Pippa Elliott, BVMS MRCVS

        Expertise: Health, Veterinary

        Dr Pippa Elliott, BVMS MRCVS, is a veterinarian with 27 years' experience in companion animal practice. As a child, Pippa was pony-mad and can't remember a time when she didn't want to be a vet. She started volunteering at her local clinic at the age of 14, and it was a dream come true when she was accepted for vet school. She graduated from the University of Glasgow, UK. Her knowledge and dedication has helped transform the lives of thousands of students and pets from around the world.

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        About

        About the course

        Many people dream of working with animals and this is your chance to put that dream into action! This course is ideal for anyone looking to start a career working with animals. It will help you discover where your strengths and talents lie and then brainstorm jobs that match your capabilities.

        You will learn how to uncover employment opportunities you hadn’t previously considered, and how to apply for those jobs to maximize your chances of success. From brainstorming a vague idea to uncovering amazing opportunities, this course also helps you achieve your aim by learning how to research your chosen path.

        Know that there is huge competition for positions within the animal or pet sector, and to maximize your chances it’s essential to impress. To do this you’ll discover how to hone your portfolio and letter of application to create an outstanding impression with the interview panel, selection committee, or prospective client.

        In addition, you’ll find a comprehensive directory of careers in the animal health, pet, and animal-related sectors, what those jobs entail, and the qualifications needed. From understanding how to apply to vet school and increasing your chance of receiving an offer, to training for jobs from animal nutritionist to zookeeper, a Careers with Animals has so much to offer. This course will help those with a genuine calling to work with animals to reach that goal.

          Requirements

          Holly and Hugo courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

          Lessons

          Module 1: Brainstorming And Research
          • 1.1 Why Work with Animals?
          • 1.2 Pros and Cons
          • 1.3 Decide on Your Strengths
          • 1.4 Reality Check
          • 1.5 Where to Find Jobs
          • 1.6 Researching the Job
          • 1.7 Comparative Salaries
          Module 2: Gaining Experience
          • 2.1 Personal Experience
          • 2.2 Unpaid Experience
          • 2.3 Broadening Your Education
          • 2.4 Volunteering Abroad
          • 2.5 Internships
          Module 3: Portfolios, Cv, And Application
          • 3.1 Introduction
          • 3.2 An Inspirational Portfolio
          • 3.3 Writing a Killer CV
          • 3.4 Creating an Awesome Application Letter
          • 3.5 Social Media and Networking
          Module 4: Applying To Vet School
          • 4.1 The Path to Vet School
          • 4.2 Planning your Finance
          • 4.3 Interviews and Experience
          • 4.4 Veterinary Careers and Specializations
          Module 5: Health-related Careers
          • 5.1 Animal-assisted Therapist
          • 5.2 Animal Behavioral Therapist
          • 5.3 Animal Chiropractor
          • 5.4 Animal Geneticist
          • 5.5 Animal Health Inspector
          • 5.6 Artificial Insemination Technician
          • 5.7 Animal Nutritionist
          • 5.8 Canine Rehabilitation Therapist
          • 5.9 Practice manager
          • 5.10 Veterinary Receptionist
          • 5.11 Vet Tech (US) Vet Nurse (UK)
          • 5.12 Veterinary Support Assistant (VSA)
          Module 6: Pet-related Careers
          • 6.1 Animal Control Officer
          • 6.2 Animal Cruelty Officer (ASPCA, RSPCA)
          • 6.3 Animal Photographer
          • 6.4 Breeder
          • 6.5 Detection Dog Handler
          • 6.6 Dog Trainer
          • 6.7 Doggy Day Care Owner
          • 6.8 Dog Walker
          • 6.9 Drug Company Rep
          • 6.10 Groomer
          • 6.11 Kennel Attendant or Manager
          • 6.12 Pet Adoption Counsellor
          • 6.13 Pet Food Salesperson
          • 6.14 Pet Sitter
          • 6.15 Pet Writer
          • 6.16 Police Dog Handler
          • 6.17 Service Dog Trainer
          Module 7: Animal-related Careers
          • 7.1 Aquarist
          • 7.2 Dairy Nutritionist
          • 7.3 Equine Dentist
          • 7.4 Exercise Rider
          • 7.5 Farrier
          • 7.6 Foaling Attendant
          • 7.7 Fish and Game Warden
          • 7.8 Groom
          • 7.9 Herpetologist
          • 7.10 Horse Identifier
          • 7.11 Jockey
          • 7.12 Marine Biologist
          • 7.13 Marine Mammal Trainer
          • 7.14 Mounted Police Officer
          • 7.15 Primatologist
          • 7.16 Racing Steward, Starter, Outrider, Licensing Clerk
          • 7.17 Reptile Breeder
          • 7.18 Wildlife Forensic Scientist
          • 7.19 Wildlife Rehabilitator
          • 7.20 Zookeeper

            Career

            Who is this course for

            • Anyone who wants to work with animals, but wants further information about what careers are out there and how to successfully apply for them.
            • Applicants who want to grab prospective employers' attention with their standout application.
            • Those who are planning a career change or seeking promotion and want further qualifications.

              Certification

              Certification details

              • Students complete each lesson in full, and answer exam questions at the end of each course module. If the pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you can download a PDF certificate of completion to recognize your achievement. 
              • The courses are accredited by ICOES, the International Council for Online Education Standards, assuring our students of our commitment to high standards of online education. Students can apply for an ICOES certificate (for a fee) on completion of a course.
              • Courses are also recognized by the CPD, Continued Professional Development, body in the UK. CPD accredited courses count towards CPD hour records and certificates are available for a fee on request.

              Author

              Dr Pippa Elliott, BVMS MRCVS

              Expertise: Health, Veterinary

              Dr Pippa Elliott, BVMS MRCVS, is a veterinarian with 27 years' experience in companion animal practice. As a child, Pippa was pony-mad and can't remember a time when she didn't want to be a vet. She started volunteering at her local clinic at the age of 14, and it was a dream come true when she was accepted for vet school. She graduated from the University of Glasgow, UK. Her knowledge and dedication has helped transform the lives of thousands of students and pets from around the world.

              2477 Students

              Guarantee

              Accredited

              Accredited