Courses for Animal Behaviour and Training

Courses and study for working with animals

Qualifications in all aspects of Animal Care and Behaviour

AVT offers a range of qualifications relating to the areas of animal care including veterinary nursing, horse / equine care animal care and animal behaviour and training. Whether you are just starting out or looking to expand your knowledge in these areas our qualifications are well recognised and trusted by employers. Your qualification will be nationally recognised in Australia and also provides a pathway for a higher-level education. Thousands of students from Australia have chosen AVT as their animal care training provider.

ACM40322 Certificate IV in Animal Behaviour and Training


Animal Behaviour and Training

If you love teaching people how to gain a better understanding and relationship with their dog and how to influence an animal's behaviour, look no further. This course is a 1 year course with a mix of online learning and practical training

About our Behaviour & Training Course

Animal Behaviour and Training

On completion of this course, you will gain a nationally recognised qualification and membership to the internationally renowned Institute of Modern Dog Trainers (IMDT)
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ACM40418 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing**

On-Site & Online

Veterinary Nursing

The Veterinary Nursing qualification is aimed at those who want a career as a veterinary nurse or those already working in veterinary care positions. We offer a variety of study modes including Online and On-campus options studying across 1-2 years.

About Vet Nursing

Veterinary Nursing

The role of a veterinary nurse is diverse, exciting, rewarding and one in which you will never stop learning. This certificate will introduce you to a range of skills and knowledge across several species of animals.
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High school trainees - courses vet in schools with animals

Qualifications for high school leavers & graduates

Depending on your level of experience with animals, ACM20121 Certificate II in Animal Care and ACM30122 Certificate II in Animal Care Services are great places for students to start who have completed high school. 

To learn more about your options, visit our High School Graduates page. 

What Students Are Saying

Why choose AVT?

Dedicated Animal Care College

AVT has been delivering Vet Nursing and Animal Care related courses for over 25 years. It's safe to say there are no plumbing or hairdressing courses here!

Prerequisite course for veterinary nursing

Outstanding Track Record

A recent NCVER VET student outcomes report found 93% of AVT graduates were employed or enrolled in further study after training and 95% of graduates would recommend the training provided by AVT.

Prerequisite course for veterinary nursing

Safe and Supported Learning

Our qualified teaching team have many years of experience as well as extensive backgrounds in the veterinary and animal care industry. They're approachable and dedicated to helping students succeed.

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