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The Ultimate Animal Care Course

If you are one of the many people that has a natural love for animals and would like to learn more about how to care for them in a more effective manner, then this special 4 in 1 course will provide you with the skills and knowledge that you require.

By covering different aspects of animal care from pet sitting, to dog grooming, dealing with nutrition and even getting to grips with pet psychology, it is the perfect package for any individual that is serious about providing animals with the best care possible within their means.

Each course has been carefully designed to include all of the key information that you will need to not only be able to provide better care for animals, but also go on and have a career within these fields.

To better understand what you will receive, we shall look at each course in brief.

What you Will Learn.

This course contains a number of different aspects including the following:

  • A pet sitting course
  • A dog grooming course
  • A pet nutrition course
  • A pet psychology course

The Pet Sitting Course

The pet sitting course looks at not only how to care for the animals, but their health and safety and even how to approach them in the correct manner. You will also be guided through how to do things safely for the sake of your own health and also that of the animal.

Of course, this also then leads to the legal side of things as well as how to look for certain diseases that could spell disaster for both the animals you are caring for and your business in general.

Furthermore, you will learn about pet sitting and what is involved, dog walking, how much time to allocate to the animals and even how to transport them in a safe and secure manner. If that was not enough, you will also be taken through how to run the business side of things, including the key forms that are required. It should be noted that this course does include more than just dogs and cats.

The Dog Grooming Course

With our dog grooming course, you will learn about more than just how to groom them, but also why doing so is such an important thing for their health and general wellbeing.

You will be guided through looking at their health, parasites, and their anatomy, so that you get a better understanding of the concept of grooming. There will also be information on the business side, including how to set up your workstation to allow you to groom dogs in a professional manner.

This will also include how to deal with a fearful dog as well as those that are difficult to handle. Finally, you will discover how to handle emergencies should any arise, providing you with a full understanding of the dog grooming industry.

The Pet Nutrition Course

The pet nutrition course will provide you with the relevant knowledge to allow you to run a professional business advising people on how to provide their pet with the best nutrition and help their health in the process.

You will focus on different types of food and pet diets and what the various nutrients can do for their general health. Furthermore, you will study their digestive system and the various feeding stages that they have to go through in their life according to their needs at the time.

You will be taught about the ideal weights for various pets and the issues that they may face when they fail to be within that weight range.

Finally, you will be taken through the concept of what is good food for pets and what would be deemed to be bad food, including snacks and even the use of herbs to help them. Alternative therapies, such as essential oils, will also be mentioned to provide you with a full range of ideas that can then be used in an advisory capacity.

The Pet Psychology Course

Our pet psychology course allows you to understand the behaviour of your pet and how to handle any issues. You will learn the history of the study of animal psychology and why it is so important.

You will compare the brains of cats and dogs while focusing on their emotions and how to interpret them correctly. In addition, you will work through how to best communicate with them and how their behaviour can change as they get older and how to cope with those changes.

There will also be lessons on dealing with negative behaviour, including aggression and understanding psychiatric issues that can be distressing for both animal and owner.

The Benefits of our Ultimate Animal Care Course

There are a number of major benefits associated with this special 4 in 1 animal care course in that it does provide you with a comprehensive understanding of how to look after animals in a more specialised way.

Throughout the various courses there is a real focus on the key training needed, and also how to run a successful business and to make sure that you are doing the correct things from a legal perspective. However, further benefits include:

  • Study online and at home
  • Study at your own pace
  • Have full support online as you complete the course
  • Take advantage of the comprehensive modules that are easy to follow
  • Receive an industry recognised certification at the end
  • There are no entry requirements

By taking our Ultimate Animal Care Course it means you will be perfectly placed to work in a number of areas connected to animals. It is perfect for any individual that has a natural love for them and wishes to provide better care in order to offer them a superior life to what they are having right now.

This course includes

24/7 Student Support

End of course certification

Lifetime access to your course

Compatible with modern devices

PLUS - Access to the exclusive New Skills Academy Study Group!

This is a bundle course, and contains the following courses:

Dog Grooming Diploma Course

Do you love working with animals and want to direct your career towards spending your day pampering and grooming them? Are you looking to secure a position in dog grooming or maybe start your own mobile business in your local area? Then the dog grooming diploma may be the right option for you.

Introduction to the dog grooming diploma

The dog grooming diploma is an information-packed course that is broken down into easy to manage modules that you can study at your own pace and in the comfort of your own home. Each module focuses on different elements of dog grooming, providing you with the knowledge you need to make the animal comfortable, exceed at the job and achieve success moving forward.

The course is online, which enables you to study from anywhere at any time using any device. You get lifetime access to your course modules, so you can revert back to them as and when needed with ease. Once you have completed the course, you will be required to complete a multiple-choice test. On successful completion, you will be able to download and print your industry recognised certificate without delay. In the event you don't pass the test the first time, you will be given a second chance to take the test, once you have had the time to go over the course notes.

What you will learn

Each module is designed to provide you with valuable knowledge and insights about the industry to help you achieve success in your dog grooming career. The course will teach you the following:

  • Learn why pet grooming is important, what equipment you need and your personality when dealing with animals.
  • Get to understand the history behind pet grooming.
  • Understand the anatomy of dogs, basic health, parasites and maintaining health.
  • The importance of a pre-grooming health assessment and keeping clients updated on their pet's health.
  • Learn about the various skin and health disorders, along with the best way to groom a dog.
  • Get valuable information on starting your own pet grooming business from identifying if it is the right choice for you to creating a business plan and more.
  • Learn how to train dogs to enjoy a bath, steps leading up to a bath and bathing a fearful dog.
  • Know how to set up your grooming area, workstation requirements, tools you will need, lighting and airflow.
  • Learn when a dog should be referred to a vet.
  • Learn the best way to bathe a dog, from the clothes you should be wearing to getting the dog in the bath.
  • Learn the best way to dry a dog. Get an understanding of why shaking is so important, identify the best methods from air and towel drying to drying between the pads on the paws and more.
  • Understand detailed grooming, such as nail clipping, eyes, ears, teeth and feet.
  • Get a good understanding of why you need to keep your workstation neat and tidy and why appearance is so important.
  • Learn the various grooming emergencies from untangling knots to working with rescue dogs to emergencies and more.
  • Know the law. Know what is expected of you as a business owner in the dog grooming industry from first aid to basic health and safety.

Benefits

There are numerous benefits to taking a dog grooming course online and securing your certification. The benefits include:

  • Enjoy the convenience of superior online support throughout your studies
  • Study using any device, as long as it is connected to the internet
  • Study from anywhere, on the bus on your way home from a full day at work or when you get home and you are relaxing on the sofa.
  • Study and still work a full day with ease.
  • Study at your own pace and in your own time. You can take a week to complete the course or a month or more, this is down to your personal preference and time you have available.
  • Fast track your career in the pet grooming industry.
  • Boost your chances of opening your own successful grooming business.

Dog Grooming Videos

Pet Nutrition Course

Whether you work in a veterinary practice, a pet shop or you have a pet you love with all your heart, the pet nutrition diploma can help to ensure that you provide your pet with the best food for their unique needs and requirements.

Introduction to the Pet Nutrition Diploma

The pet nutrition course will provide you with valuable insight into ensuring your pet or your clients' beloved pets are fed the right diet to meet their unique growth needs. Our course is broken down into easy to study and manageable modules, which you can study online at your own pace and in your own time. All the modules are easily accessible online using any device, which enables you to study from anywhere. On completion, you will be required to complete a multiple-choice test, which you must pass in order to receive your industry-recognised certification. In the event that you don't pass the first time, you will be given a second chance to go over the modules and complete the test again. On successful completion, you can download and print your certificate right there and then without delay, or you can request that it is posted to you, which will incur a small additional cost.

Pet Nutrition Course - What You Will Learn

The pet nutrition course is overflowing with valuable information which will provide you with everything you need to know when it comes to pet nutrition. The easy to study and manageable online course modules cover the following:

  • Learn about different food types, pet diets and how to read pet food labels to ensure that the pet is given the best nutrition at all times.
  • Understand the importance of nutrition for pets.
  • Learn about the digestive system; learn the difference between herbivores, omnivores and carnivores.
  • Identify how the right nutrition can help with disease prevention.
  • Learn about the different feeding stages in animals and how diet varies from when they are puppies or kittens to when they are adults, and what they need to eat as seniors or when pregnant or lactating.
  • Know what is considered a healthy weight for a pet and learn about various weight issues the pet may experience throughout their life.
  • Know the reasons why a pet may not be eating and why the pet may be overeating.
  • Learn everything you need to know about pet food, from where to buy it, to the difference between cheap and expensive pet foods, to how to change your pet's diet, and more.
  • Know about snacks and treats for pets and what is acceptable and what is not.
  • Learn what herbs you can use with pets.
  • Know what foods should be avoided at all costs.
  • Identify how essential oils can be important for pets and what essential oils can be used.
  • Learn about the specific sources of nutrition from proteins to carbohydrates and more.
  • Learn more about rabbit and guinea pig nutrition and about food that is best for hamsters, mice and rats.
  • Learn more about basic fish food ingredients, along with the dietary differences in birds.
  • The modules will also teach you about what reptiles eat and how to feed them, along with why it is so important to keep a food diary.

Benefits of the Pet Nutrition Course

This Pet Nutrition Diploma is brimming with amazing benefits:

  • The diploma is recognised in the pet industry.
  • You can use your certification to fast track your career.
  • An opportunity to do a job that you love with no entry requirements.
  • Affordable pricing.
  • Study at home using your PC, tablet or mobile phone, as long as you have access to the internet.
  • Enjoy the benefits of online support throughout your study experience.
  • On successful completion, download and print your certificate and have it at hand straight away.
  • Improve your knowledge of pets.
  • Use your knowledge to ensure pets in your care receive the best nutrition.

Pet Psychology Diploma Course

Pet Psychology is currently an in-demand industry with pet owners around the world looking for behavioural experts to assist them with their beloved family pet. This course is designed to deliver the knowledge you require to enjoy a successful and enjoyable career in pet psychology; making a difference to many pet owners and their furry friends on a daily basis. The course has been designed to provide you with a wealth of knowledge and information regarding animal behaviours and how to deal with them.

This online course will help you to progress in your chosen career; with the ability to study any time and anywhere, using any device. Videos are included in this course to summarise the information in each module. The Pet Psychology Diploma has been broken down into manageable modules, which should take no more than thirteen hours to complete; this is combined with online support to provide you with added confidence during your learning experience.

What You Will Learn

The Pet Psychology Diploma is broken down into 25 modules, each one providing you with valuable information and insight; helping you learn what you need to succeed in this career moving forward.

  • Understand what animal psychology is and why you need to know more about it.
  • Learn the historical background of pet psychology and how it can be used today.
  • Identify why you should learn about animal behaviours.
  • Identify the visual abilities of different animals.
  • Learn about concept formation; what it is and how to use it.
  • Compare the brains of humans to dogs and see what sets them apart.
  • Learn more about the brains of cats and dogs.
  • Understand the emotions exhibited by pets and how to handle them.
  • Attain an understanding of conditioning, its history, what it is and past experiments.
  • Identify spatial abilities in animals and also learn how they navigate.
  • Learn more about pet communication.
  • Attain an understanding of human language training in working with pets.
  • Learn about animal training and its history.
  • Understand typical dog behaviours and how they change as the pet gets older. Identify with puppy behaviours and more.
  • Understand how dogs learn.
  • Understand more about dog communication and dog aggression, fears and phobias.
  • Identify with psychiatric dog behaviours and how to work with them.
  • Learn about cat communications and actions.
  • Learn the psychiatric challenges in cats.
  • Learn about cat aggression and fears.
  • Attain an understanding of aggression and fears in rabbits.
  • Learn about gerbils and working with them.

Benefits of the Pet Psychology Diploma

There are numerous benefits to completing the Pet Psychology Diploma online. These include:

  • Study from anywhere using any device with an internet connection.
  • Approximately twelve to thirteen hours to complete, which you can study online at your own pace; enabling you to work full time and study after hours to complete your diploma.
  • Enjoy online support throughout your studying experience.
  • Comprehensive modules designed to provide you with all you need to know when it comes to pet psychology.
  • Easy to manage modules.
  • Industry recognised certification on successful completion.
  • Download and print your certificate as soon as you receive confirmation that you have passed.
  • No entry requirements.
  • Affordable price.
  • In-demand profession – fast track your career.

Pet lovers can have their dream job - getting paid to take care of animals.

The Pet Sitting Diploma Course can teach you how to start up your own business in a very short period of time. For a one-off fee and just 15 hours tuition you will be taught everything there is to know about pet care, from pet psychology, grooming and legalities through to what insurance policies you need and more. The Pet Sitting Diploma is suitable for all animal lovers and business entrepreneurs alike.

Pet Sitting and Dog Walking Diploma Course

Anyone who loves animals and wants to start their own successful pet sitting business will benefit from this information packed course. The course will teach you everything you need to know about caring for pets, including the legalities and insurances needed. Provide your clients with complete peace of mind when using your services with this industry recognised certification.

Introduction

This is an online course which has been broken down into twenty three manageable and information packed modules, which should take around fifteen hours to complete. The course covers everything you need to know about setting up and running your own successful pet sitting business. During your online studies, you enjoy the convenience of online support and the ability to study using any device with online modules you can access at any time from anywhere. You get to study at your own pace with no schedules, so you can still work full time while preparing to start your own business on the side and in the future. On successful completion of the course, you will need to complete the multiple-choice test, which questions you on things you will have learned throughout the twenty three modules. On passing, you will gain immediate access to your certificate, which you can then download and print.

What You Will Learn

The manageable twenty three modules are designed to teach you everything you need to know when offering pet sitting services, this includes:

  • Get an introduction to pet sitting. This includes health and safety and animal welfare, how to approach any animal and why security is so important.
  • Learn about safety for you and the pet. Learn about written health and safety policies and when you need one, how to protect yourself and risks involved when it comes to pet sitting.
  • Understand the legal requirements involved along with the five zoonotic diseases, the animal boarding act, health and safety at work and the importance of protecting your clients' information.
  • Learn more about dog walking. Learn how to build your pack of dogs and signs of dog aggression along with the different types of dog aggression.
  • Understand the importance of a pre-service visit, preparing pet information sheets and the documentation needed.
  • Learn the five forms you must include in your client packs, how to comply with the Data Protection Act and storing your clients' information and how to use your client packs to increase your profits.
  • Identify with day to day pet sitting, including how long you need to allocate for each dog walk, the order you need to use when taking care of each pet and time to set aside between appointments.
  • Learn how to transport animals safely.
  • Learn more about effective animal handling. You will learn the three step process to minimise stress in animals and when you should and shouldn't approach an animal.
  • Learn more about dogs and cats from the different breeds to nutritional requirements.
  • Get an understanding of fish. This includes the three groups and breeds. It will teach you the different water temperature requirements, how often water needs to be changed and how to test the water for nitrates.
  • Understand how to care for rodents from cage cleaning frequency to breeds and types that you may be asked to care for.
  • Learn how to care for rabbits and guinea pigs from their nutritional needs to behavioural traits and more.
  • Learn everything you need to know about reptiles including feeding requirements, temperature requirements and behavioural traits.
  • Get an understanding on various pet ailments and how to care for them.
  • Learn essential pet first aid that you may have to use when offering your services.
  • Get valuable information on setting up and running your own successful pet sitting business.
  • Learn how to market your business effectively to reach the right target audience.
  • Identify pricing and costs.
  • Take advantage of the useful troubleshooting section to provide you with guidance and advice for your pet sitting business.

Benefits of the Course

This effective training course provides you with a number of benefits, these include:

  • You can use the diploma to improve your career prospects.
  • You will be given the information and insight you need to start your own business.
  • The course is broken down into manageable modules.
  • You study online from anywhere using any device.
  • You can study at your own pace with no deadlines to meet.
  • Receive online support throughout your studies.
  • Industry recognised certificate you can download, print and include in your client information packs.
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Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.

The course is broken down into 0 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.

You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!

Once you have completed all 0 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 0 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.

The pass mark for the test is 70%.

If you don’t pass the test first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.

Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it. If you would prefer us to post you a certificate to a UK address, there will be an admin charge of £10 (certificates sent internationally may cost more).

You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. Our site uses the latest SSL encryption to ensure your safety. All payments are handled securely by PayPal.

You can begin the course immediately after your payment has been received. You will create your login details during the checkout process. We will also send you an email confirming your login details.

We estimate that the course will take about 50 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.

Once you have been awarded your certificate it is valid for life. The certificate does not expire or need renewing.

I have already and will continue to highly recommend New Skills Academy!

A very helpful and well-structured introduction to Complete Animal Care. I haven't completed all the course content and modules, but I am finding it is clear and easy to understand and the topics are presented with enough detail to enable a good understanding, but not overwhelm you! Very straightforward process to access content, good value for money and there is an extensive range of free downloadable resources relating to the course. While learning at my own pace, the course is giving me all the information I need to start my dream career. I have already and will continue to highly recommend New Skills Academy! Jenna Griffin - Coventry

It's absolutely brilliant

WOW, I really learned so much more than I thought I would, this is an amazing course with useful insights and guidance. It was really well laid out, user friendly and a joy to participate in, even if you don't want to start a business. Any animal lover or owner would benefit from taking this course, as it covers so many aspects, from simple ways to handle a variety of different types of pets, grooming feeding and first aid as well. It's absolutely brilliant, I feel that I am now ready and prepared to start on my new journey. Thank you! Loraine Simpson - Kent

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The Ultimate Animal Care Course

If you are one of the many people that has a natural love for animals and would like to learn more about how to care for them in a more effective manner, then this special 4 in 1 course will provide you with the skills and knowledge that you require.

By covering different aspects of animal care from pet sitting, to dog grooming, dealing with nutrition and even getting to grips with pet psychology, it is the perfect package for any individual that is serious about providing animals with the best care possible within their means.

Each course has been carefully designed to include all of the key information that you will need to not only be able to provide better care for animals, but also go on and have a career within these fields.

To better understand what you will receive, we shall look at each course in brief.

What you Will Learn.

This course contains a number of different aspects including the following:

  • A pet sitting course
  • A dog grooming course
  • A pet nutrition course
  • A pet psychology course

The Pet Sitting Course

The pet sitting course looks at not only how to care for the animals, but their health and safety and even how to approach them in the correct manner. You will also be guided through how to do things safely for the sake of your own health and also that of the animal.

Of course, this also then leads to the legal side of things as well as how to look for certain diseases that could spell disaster for both the animals you are caring for and your business in general.

Furthermore, you will learn about pet sitting and what is involved, dog walking, how much time to allocate to the animals and even how to transport them in a safe and secure manner. If that was not enough, you will also be taken through how to run the business side of things, including the key forms that are required. It should be noted that this course does include more than just dogs and cats.

The Dog Grooming Course

With our dog grooming course, you will learn about more than just how to groom them, but also why doing so is such an important thing for their health and general wellbeing.

You will be guided through looking at their health, parasites, and their anatomy, so that you get a better understanding of the concept of grooming. There will also be information on the business side, including how to set up your workstation to allow you to groom dogs in a professional manner.

This will also include how to deal with a fearful dog as well as those that are difficult to handle. Finally, you will discover how to handle emergencies should any arise, providing you with a full understanding of the dog grooming industry.

The Pet Nutrition Course

The pet nutrition course will provide you with the relevant knowledge to allow you to run a professional business advising people on how to provide their pet with the best nutrition and help their health in the process.

You will focus on different types of food and pet diets and what the various nutrients can do for their general health. Furthermore, you will study their digestive system and the various feeding stages that they have to go through in their life according to their needs at the time.

You will be taught about the ideal weights for various pets and the issues that they may face when they fail to be within that weight range.

Finally, you will be taken through the concept of what is good food for pets and what would be deemed to be bad food, including snacks and even the use of herbs to help them. Alternative therapies, such as essential oils, will also be mentioned to provide you with a full range of ideas that can then be used in an advisory capacity.

The Pet Psychology Course

Our pet psychology course allows you to understand the behaviour of your pet and how to handle any issues. You will learn the history of the study of animal psychology and why it is so important.

You will compare the brains of cats and dogs while focusing on their emotions and how to interpret them correctly. In addition, you will work through how to best communicate with them and how their behaviour can change as they get older and how to cope with those changes.

There will also be lessons on dealing with negative behaviour, including aggression and understanding psychiatric issues that can be distressing for both animal and owner.

The Benefits of our Ultimate Animal Care Course

There are a number of major benefits associated with this special 4 in 1 animal care course in that it does provide you with a comprehensive understanding of how to look after animals in a more specialised way.

Throughout the various courses there is a real focus on the key training needed, and also how to run a successful business and to make sure that you are doing the correct things from a legal perspective. However, further benefits include:

  • Study online and at home
  • Study at your own pace
  • Have full support online as you complete the course
  • Take advantage of the comprehensive modules that are easy to follow
  • Receive an industry recognised certification at the end
  • There are no entry requirements

By taking our Ultimate Animal Care Course it means you will be perfectly placed to work in a number of areas connected to animals. It is perfect for any individual that has a natural love for them and wishes to provide better care in order to offer them a superior life to what they are having right now.

This course includes

24/7 Student Support

End of course certification

Lifetime access to your course

Compatible with modern devices

PLUS - Access to the exclusive New Skills Academy Study Group!

This is a bundle course, and contains the following courses:

Dog Grooming Diploma Course

Do you love working with animals and want to direct your career towards spending your day pampering and grooming them? Are you looking to secure a position in dog grooming or maybe start your own mobile business in your local area? Then the dog grooming diploma may be the right option for you.

Introduction to the dog grooming diploma

The dog grooming diploma is an information-packed course that is broken down into easy to manage modules that you can study at your own pace and in the comfort of your own home. Each module focuses on different elements of dog grooming, providing you with the knowledge you need to make the animal comfortable, exceed at the job and achieve success moving forward.

The course is online, which enables you to study from anywhere at any time using any device. You get lifetime access to your course modules, so you can revert back to them as and when needed with ease. Once you have completed the course, you will be required to complete a multiple-choice test. On successful completion, you will be able to download and print your industry recognised certificate without delay. In the event you don't pass the test the first time, you will be given a second chance to take the test, once you have had the time to go over the course notes.

What you will learn

Each module is designed to provide you with valuable knowledge and insights about the industry to help you achieve success in your dog grooming career. The course will teach you the following:

  • Learn why pet grooming is important, what equipment you need and your personality when dealing with animals.
  • Get to understand the history behind pet grooming.
  • Understand the anatomy of dogs, basic health, parasites and maintaining health.
  • The importance of a pre-grooming health assessment and keeping clients updated on their pet's health.
  • Learn about the various skin and health disorders, along with the best way to groom a dog.
  • Get valuable information on starting your own pet grooming business from identifying if it is the right choice for you to creating a business plan and more.
  • Learn how to train dogs to enjoy a bath, steps leading up to a bath and bathing a fearful dog.
  • Know how to set up your grooming area, workstation requirements, tools you will need, lighting and airflow.
  • Learn when a dog should be referred to a vet.
  • Learn the best way to bathe a dog, from the clothes you should be wearing to getting the dog in the bath.
  • Learn the best way to dry a dog. Get an understanding of why shaking is so important, identify the best methods from air and towel drying to drying between the pads on the paws and more.
  • Understand detailed grooming, such as nail clipping, eyes, ears, teeth and feet.
  • Get a good understanding of why you need to keep your workstation neat and tidy and why appearance is so important.
  • Learn the various grooming emergencies from untangling knots to working with rescue dogs to emergencies and more.
  • Know the law. Know what is expected of you as a business owner in the dog grooming industry from first aid to basic health and safety.

Benefits

There are numerous benefits to taking a dog grooming course online and securing your certification. The benefits include:

  • Enjoy the convenience of superior online support throughout your studies
  • Study using any device, as long as it is connected to the internet
  • Study from anywhere, on the bus on your way home from a full day at work or when you get home and you are relaxing on the sofa.
  • Study and still work a full day with ease.
  • Study at your own pace and in your own time. You can take a week to complete the course or a month or more, this is down to your personal preference and time you have available.
  • Fast track your career in the pet grooming industry.
  • Boost your chances of opening your own successful grooming business.

Dog Grooming Videos

Pet Nutrition Course

Whether you work in a veterinary practice, a pet shop or you have a pet you love with all your heart, the pet nutrition diploma can help to ensure that you provide your pet with the best food for their unique needs and requirements.

Introduction to the Pet Nutrition Diploma

The pet nutrition course will provide you with valuable insight into ensuring your pet or your clients' beloved pets are fed the right diet to meet their unique growth needs. Our course is broken down into easy to study and manageable modules, which you can study online at your own pace and in your own time. All the modules are easily accessible online using any device, which enables you to study from anywhere. On completion, you will be required to complete a multiple-choice test, which you must pass in order to receive your industry-recognised certification. In the event that you don't pass the first time, you will be given a second chance to go over the modules and complete the test again. On successful completion, you can download and print your certificate right there and then without delay, or you can request that it is posted to you, which will incur a small additional cost.

Pet Nutrition Course - What You Will Learn

The pet nutrition course is overflowing with valuable information which will provide you with everything you need to know when it comes to pet nutrition. The easy to study and manageable online course modules cover the following:

  • Learn about different food types, pet diets and how to read pet food labels to ensure that the pet is given the best nutrition at all times.
  • Understand the importance of nutrition for pets.
  • Learn about the digestive system; learn the difference between herbivores, omnivores and carnivores.
  • Identify how the right nutrition can help with disease prevention.
  • Learn about the different feeding stages in animals and how diet varies from when they are puppies or kittens to when they are adults, and what they need to eat as seniors or when pregnant or lactating.
  • Know what is considered a healthy weight for a pet and learn about various weight issues the pet may experience throughout their life.
  • Know the reasons why a pet may not be eating and why the pet may be overeating.
  • Learn everything you need to know about pet food, from where to buy it, to the difference between cheap and expensive pet foods, to how to change your pet's diet, and more.
  • Know about snacks and treats for pets and what is acceptable and what is not.
  • Learn what herbs you can use with pets.
  • Know what foods should be avoided at all costs.
  • Identify how essential oils can be important for pets and what essential oils can be used.
  • Learn about the specific sources of nutrition from proteins to carbohydrates and more.
  • Learn more about rabbit and guinea pig nutrition and about food that is best for hamsters, mice and rats.
  • Learn more about basic fish food ingredients, along with the dietary differences in birds.
  • The modules will also teach you about what reptiles eat and how to feed them, along with why it is so important to keep a food diary.

Benefits of the Pet Nutrition Course

This Pet Nutrition Diploma is brimming with amazing benefits:

  • The diploma is recognised in the pet industry.
  • You can use your certification to fast track your career.
  • An opportunity to do a job that you love with no entry requirements.
  • Affordable pricing.
  • Study at home using your PC, tablet or mobile phone, as long as you have access to the internet.
  • Enjoy the benefits of online support throughout your study experience.
  • On successful completion, download and print your certificate and have it at hand straight away.
  • Improve your knowledge of pets.
  • Use your knowledge to ensure pets in your care receive the best nutrition.

Pet Psychology Diploma Course

Pet Psychology is currently an in-demand industry with pet owners around the world looking for behavioural experts to assist them with their beloved family pet. This course is designed to deliver the knowledge you require to enjoy a successful and enjoyable career in pet psychology; making a difference to many pet owners and their furry friends on a daily basis. The course has been designed to provide you with a wealth of knowledge and information regarding animal behaviours and how to deal with them.

This online course will help you to progress in your chosen career; with the ability to study any time and anywhere, using any device. Videos are included in this course to summarise the information in each module. The Pet Psychology Diploma has been broken down into manageable modules, which should take no more than thirteen hours to complete; this is combined with online support to provide you with added confidence during your learning experience.

What You Will Learn

The Pet Psychology Diploma is broken down into 25 modules, each one providing you with valuable information and insight; helping you learn what you need to succeed in this career moving forward.

  • Understand what animal psychology is and why you need to know more about it.
  • Learn the historical background of pet psychology and how it can be used today.
  • Identify why you should learn about animal behaviours.
  • Identify the visual abilities of different animals.
  • Learn about concept formation; what it is and how to use it.
  • Compare the brains of humans to dogs and see what sets them apart.
  • Learn more about the brains of cats and dogs.
  • Understand the emotions exhibited by pets and how to handle them.
  • Attain an understanding of conditioning, its history, what it is and past experiments.
  • Identify spatial abilities in animals and also learn how they navigate.
  • Learn more about pet communication.
  • Attain an understanding of human language training in working with pets.
  • Learn about animal training and its history.
  • Understand typical dog behaviours and how they change as the pet gets older. Identify with puppy behaviours and more.
  • Understand how dogs learn.
  • Understand more about dog communication and dog aggression, fears and phobias.
  • Identify with psychiatric dog behaviours and how to work with them.
  • Learn about cat communications and actions.
  • Learn the psychiatric challenges in cats.
  • Learn about cat aggression and fears.
  • Attain an understanding of aggression and fears in rabbits.
  • Learn about gerbils and working with them.

Benefits of the Pet Psychology Diploma

There are numerous benefits to completing the Pet Psychology Diploma online. These include:

  • Study from anywhere using any device with an internet connection.
  • Approximately twelve to thirteen hours to complete, which you can study online at your own pace; enabling you to work full time and study after hours to complete your diploma.
  • Enjoy online support throughout your studying experience.
  • Comprehensive modules designed to provide you with all you need to know when it comes to pet psychology.
  • Easy to manage modules.
  • Industry recognised certification on successful completion.
  • Download and print your certificate as soon as you receive confirmation that you have passed.
  • No entry requirements.
  • Affordable price.
  • In-demand profession – fast track your career.

Pet lovers can have their dream job - getting paid to take care of animals.

The Pet Sitting Diploma Course can teach you how to start up your own business in a very short period of time. For a one-off fee and just 15 hours tuition you will be taught everything there is to know about pet care, from pet psychology, grooming and legalities through to what insurance policies you need and more. The Pet Sitting Diploma is suitable for all animal lovers and business entrepreneurs alike.

Pet Sitting and Dog Walking Diploma Course

Anyone who loves animals and wants to start their own successful pet sitting business will benefit from this information packed course. The course will teach you everything you need to know about caring for pets, including the legalities and insurances needed. Provide your clients with complete peace of mind when using your services with this industry recognised certification.

Introduction

This is an online course which has been broken down into twenty three manageable and information packed modules, which should take around fifteen hours to complete. The course covers everything you need to know about setting up and running your own successful pet sitting business. During your online studies, you enjoy the convenience of online support and the ability to study using any device with online modules you can access at any time from anywhere. You get to study at your own pace with no schedules, so you can still work full time while preparing to start your own business on the side and in the future. On successful completion of the course, you will need to complete the multiple-choice test, which questions you on things you will have learned throughout the twenty three modules. On passing, you will gain immediate access to your certificate, which you can then download and print.

What You Will Learn

The manageable twenty three modules are designed to teach you everything you need to know when offering pet sitting services, this includes:

  • Get an introduction to pet sitting. This includes health and safety and animal welfare, how to approach any animal and why security is so important.
  • Learn about safety for you and the pet. Learn about written health and safety policies and when you need one, how to protect yourself and risks involved when it comes to pet sitting.
  • Understand the legal requirements involved along with the five zoonotic diseases, the animal boarding act, health and safety at work and the importance of protecting your clients' information.
  • Learn more about dog walking. Learn how to build your pack of dogs and signs of dog aggression along with the different types of dog aggression.
  • Understand the importance of a pre-service visit, preparing pet information sheets and the documentation needed.
  • Learn the five forms you must include in your client packs, how to comply with the Data Protection Act and storing your clients' information and how to use your client packs to increase your profits.
  • Identify with day to day pet sitting, including how long you need to allocate for each dog walk, the order you need to use when taking care of each pet and time to set aside between appointments.
  • Learn how to transport animals safely.
  • Learn more about effective animal handling. You will learn the three step process to minimise stress in animals and when you should and shouldn't approach an animal.
  • Learn more about dogs and cats from the different breeds to nutritional requirements.
  • Get an understanding of fish. This includes the three groups and breeds. It will teach you the different water temperature requirements, how often water needs to be changed and how to test the water for nitrates.
  • Understand how to care for rodents from cage cleaning frequency to breeds and types that you may be asked to care for.
  • Learn how to care for rabbits and guinea pigs from their nutritional needs to behavioural traits and more.
  • Learn everything you need to know about reptiles including feeding requirements, temperature requirements and behavioural traits.
  • Get an understanding on various pet ailments and how to care for them.
  • Learn essential pet first aid that you may have to use when offering your services.
  • Get valuable information on setting up and running your own successful pet sitting business.
  • Learn how to market your business effectively to reach the right target audience.
  • Identify pricing and costs.
  • Take advantage of the useful troubleshooting section to provide you with guidance and advice for your pet sitting business.

Benefits of the Course

This effective training course provides you with a number of benefits, these include:

  • You can use the diploma to improve your career prospects.
  • You will be given the information and insight you need to start your own business.
  • The course is broken down into manageable modules.
  • You study online from anywhere using any device.
  • You can study at your own pace with no deadlines to meet.
  • Receive online support throughout your studies.
  • Industry recognised certificate you can download, print and include in your client information packs.
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certificate

of achievement

This certificate is presented to

Your Name

NSA

For completing the

Complete Animal Care Course

on 21st November 2021

Selena Hurford

Selena Hurford

Course Tutor

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Daniel Morgan

Daniel Morgan

Head of Academy

Certificate Example

Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.

The course is broken down into 0 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.

You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!

Once you have completed all 0 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 0 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.

The pass mark for the test is 70%.

If you don’t pass the test first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.

Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it. If you would prefer us to post you a certificate to a UK address, there will be an admin charge of £10 (certificates sent internationally may cost more).

You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. Our site uses the latest SSL encryption to ensure your safety. All payments are handled securely by PayPal.

You can begin the course immediately after your payment has been received. You will create your login details during the checkout process. We will also send you an email confirming your login details.

We estimate that the course will take about 50 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.

Once you have been awarded your certificate it is valid for life. The certificate does not expire or need renewing.

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A very helpful and well-structured introduction to Complete Animal Care. I haven't completed all the course content and modules, but I am finding it is clear and easy to understand and the topics are presented with enough detail to enable a good understanding, but not overwhelm you! Very straightforward process to access content, good value for money and there is an extensive range of free downloadable resources relating to the course. While learning at my own pace, the course is giving me all the information I need to start my dream career. I have already and will continue to highly recommend New Skills Academy! Jenna Griffin - Coventry

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WOW, I really learned so much more than I thought I would, this is an amazing course with useful insights and guidance. It was really well laid out, user friendly and a joy to participate in, even if you don't want to start a business. Any animal lover or owner would benefit from taking this course, as it covers so many aspects, from simple ways to handle a variety of different types of pets, grooming feeding and first aid as well. It's absolutely brilliant, I feel that I am now ready and prepared to start on my new journey. Thank you! Loraine Simpson - Kent
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