Qualifications Overview for Animal Behaviour and Training

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.

ACM40321 Certificate IV in Animal Behaviour and Training

Blended Learning

Animal Behaviour and Training

This one year program is delivered via blended learning where students focus on developing skills and knowledge to prepare them for a career in Animal Training and Behaviour. Aligned with the IMDT training philosophies, this qualificaiton provides the latest in gold star standards.

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Animal Behaviour and Training

Students will study online and attend compulsory practical training workshops where they will work with animals to better understand and implement the necessary theory covered in this qualificaiton.
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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.

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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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Qualifications for high school leavers & graduates

Depending on your level of experience with animals, both the animal studies courses, ACM20117 Certificate II in Animal Studies and ACM30117 Certificate III in Animal Studies as well as ACM20217 Certificate II in Horsecare are great places for students to start who have completed high school.

To learn more about the options we recommend visiting our High School Graduates page.

What Students Are Saying

Why choose AVT?

Dedicated Animal Care College

We have been training Animal Care and Veterinary Nursing students for over 20 years. Plus, as an independent Registered Training Organisation (RTO), we create and deliver our own material so you get the latest and most up-to-date knowledge.

Prerequisite course for veterinary nursing

Successful Graduates

As well as a high graduation rate, 90% of our students are employed or enrolled in further study after training (NCVER, 2019). In fact, employers request our graduates because of the skills, knowledge and experience they gain during their studies.

Learn from Industry Professionals

Our teaching team consists of Veterinarians, Veterinary Nurses and Animal Scientists who all continue to work in the animal care industry and have outstanding industry knowledge and experience.

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