Whether you’re looking to upskill or switch direction, a Certificate IV (ACM40321) in Animal Behaviour & Training qualification is the nationally accredited qualification (AQF) that provides you with the skills, knowledge and capabilities required to work in the animal industry.
The course is guided by our expert educators and mentors, who will share first-hand experience and knowledge that is required to work as an animal trainer and/or animal training practitioner working across a range of species and workplaces where they are required to work closely with animal carers or owners.
Work Experience at Hanrob facilities across Australia
Payment plans with EdStart
How does the course work?
Students will study online, expected 7-10 hours per week, where they will be supported by our expert trainers. 120 hours of work experience is required to be completed throughout the course. This will be done at our Hanrob facilities, where you will work directly with pets in a professional environment. Practical assessment sessions can be attended at Hanrob facilities
Upon completion, Students will be rewarded with their certificate and may be offered a job with Hanrob.
Duration: 14 months
Cost: $4,500 (Payment plans available with EdStart)
Online Study: 7-10 hours per week
Work Experience: 120 hours
Start Date: February, April, July & October
The course covers a range of topics in animal care, where at the end of the course, you will have expert knowledge in:
We ensure that all students are confident to practice their expertise in the real world, that is why we provide work placement at our Hanrob facilities to gain real-world experiences with animals that can be applied upon the completion of your course.
We don’t stop there. We take a personal interest in our student’s journeys and support them to secure work, as we can provide opportunities for permanent ongoing positions at our Pet Hotels.
Why Hanrob College:
Completing this course will provide you with:
Demand for animal care workers and trainers is growing and with many people purchasing dogs during the COVID period. This growth is driven by increased dog behaviour concerns when condition like food guarding, excessive barking, jumping etc. are disruptive. Giving you a very bright future in the Animal industry.