Horse care qualifications and courses

An overview of our Horse Care Qualifications

AVT currently offer an entry level qualification in horse and equine care. Whether you are just starting out or looking to expand your knowledge in the area of horse care, our qualification is recognised and trusted by employers. Your qualification will be nationally recognised in Australia and also provides a pathway for a higher-level education. 

ACM20217 Certificate II in Horse Care


Horse Care

Our 1 year Online Horse Care Course is perfect if you are looking to pursue a career in the equine industry, or seeking more experience and knowledge about caring for horses to safely care for your own horses.

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Horse Care

It consists of easy to understand theory delivered online plus a practical component where you will practice and demonstrate your skills with horses.
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Qualifications for high school leavers & graduates

Depending on your level of experience with animals, our horse care course ACM20217 Certificate II in Horsecare is a great place 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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