Dog and Cat Foster care in Australia
How to Become an Animal Foster Carer

Becoming a foster carer is a rewarding experience and one where you can help to make a difference in an animal welfare organisation in your local community. If pet care or foster care is new to you, learn our top steps to becoming a foster animal carer in our post.

Courses and study for working with animals

Want to follow your passion and get your dream job?

You can start today and register for one of our nationally recognised qualifications across a broad range of animal related areas. Whether you want to work with dogs, cats, horses, large animals, wildlife including native mammals or smallies such as including exotics, rabbits, guinea pigs, rats and mice, you can start your career pathway with AVT. Learn about our qualifications. 

Courses you may like

Online

Animal Care Online

The Certificate II in Animal Care is an ideal starting point for those with very little or no prior knowledge or experience in the animal care industry. It is also the minimum pre-requisite for our Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.

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Animal Care Online

Our online course provides the most flexibility for students who are not based in Perth or who wish to combine their studies with work or other commitments.
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On-Site Intensive

Animal Care (Vet Nursing Pathway)

This is an intensive 10 week program delivered via blended learning where students focus on developing skills and knowledge to prepare them for our Certificate in Veterinary Nursing or to work as an Animal Attendant in a veterinary hospital.

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Vet Nursing Pathway

Students enjoy a combination of practical training and classroom activities at our simulated veterinary hospital in Clarkson.
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