Animal Care

As a nation of animal lovers, we want the absolute best for our furry, fuzzy, scaley and hoofed friends. That’s why there are so many animal care roles around the country, with demand for everything from dog groomers to equine managers. If you have a passion for animals, here at Oxbridge, we can help you turn that into the skills, knowledge, and experience needed for your dream role.

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Passion into Career

Take the first step and transform your love of animals into a wonderful career working with them!

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Rewarding Career

Enjoy a fulfilling career with a great sense of meaning, improving the happiness and health of all different types of animals.

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Few industries offer greater job satisfaction than animal care – the sense of accomplishment knowing that you have brightened the day of a dog, horse, or cat is immeasurable. Perfect for people with a natural love for animals and a caring, compassionate nature, a career in animal care can bring you closer to the creatures you love. Get started by reading about our accredited online animal courses below.

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Animal Care Level 3

This level 3 animal care course will give you a fantastic foundation of skills and knowledge to launch a career caring for creatures great and small.

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Dog Health and Behaviour Level 2

Explore canine behaviour and welfare with this comprehensive level 2 course.

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Horse Care Management Level 2

Discover the right way to care for your horse, from well-being and feeding to up-keeping stables and lawful requirements.

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Level 3 Introduction to Dog Grooming Diploma

Turn your passion for pooches into a profitable profession with our dog grooming diploma!

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Veterinary Support Assistant

Kickstart a rewarding career working with animals as a veterinary support assistant with this course!

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Zoology Level 3

Delve into the science of biodiversity and discover how you can help to protect and preserve life on Earth with our level 3 zoology course

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Can you study beauty courses online?

By opting to study one of our online beauty courses, you’ll not only be able to schedule your learning around your commitments or when you’re the most productive, but you’re also likely to qualify more quickly than if you attended a traditional school.

Many of our home beauty courses come with the option of purchasing all the tools you’ll need to really bring your study to life. Our learning advisers can tell you more.

If you opt to study with us, there’s a good chance you’ll join many of our other students who had a 20% higher pass rate than the national average.

That’s because our courses are designed to adapt to your learning style and pace, and we provide unlimited tutor support as you need.

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Why study Animal Care with Oxbridge?

Sadly, the traditional routes to education have left loads of people with memories of stress and pressure. Learning shouldn’t be like that. It should be fun and fulfilling, and that is precisely what we strive to offer at Oxbridge.

Whatever online animal care course you opt for, you’ll get access to top-quality learning materials, including online quizzes, videos and e-books, all of which have been carefully put together by our course developers.

In addition, we’ll connect you with an experienced personal tutor, who will be available to help out whenever you need it. We’re proud of our exceptionally high pass rates and would love to help you fulfil your passion and land your dream job too.

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Can I study Animal Care from home?

Distance learning courses, or home learning courses, provide you with the same experience as you would benefit from in a classroom environment; but with the flexibility to best suit your needs at home.

When you enrol on one of our online animal care courses, you’re safe in the knowledge that we are a trusted and experienced course provider. You will receive outstanding support whilst learning with us. Our friendly and experienced tutors are available every step of the way. We pride ourselves on a very high standard of courses, reflected in our excellent pass rates.

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What qualifications do I need to work in Animal Care?

The qualifications required to gain employment in animal care are dependent on the exact role you are interested in. However, as a minimum, most employers expect you to be educated to GCSE level.

For volunteering, it would be advantageous that you obtain some form of qualification in animal care. For paid roles such as veterinary support assistantszookeeping or working with animal charities, a qualification will be invaluable due to how competitive these roles are.

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What jobs involve working with animals?

The great news is that there are tons of opportunities to work with your favourite furry, fuzzy, scaly and hoofed friends. In fact, we’ve put together a list of Jobs & Careers Working with Animals – check it out here.

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Why study Animal Care?

Lots of people dream of working with animals. It can sometimes mean long hours and can be physically and emotionally demanding, especially if you are working alongside animals that have been abused or neglected. However, job satisfaction is high, and the benefits from having a personally fulfilling career make all the hard work more than worthwhile!

Oxbridge hosts a range of accredited animal care courses, so whether you want to be a veterinary support assistant, dog groomer, zoologist or something else, there will be an online course to help you on your way. If you don’t know which route is the right fit for you and your goals, then speak with one of our learning advisers.

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