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Animal Courses Direct (part of Animal Jobs Direct), is the largest organisation in the UK offering Ofqual government regulated animal courses.

We offer elcas accredited practical and online animal courses from Level 3 and above.

From the UK and Europe, to Africa, the Americas and beyond, our practical courses can involve hands-on animal experience.

We also offer free careers advice and have several regulated qualifications that would be suitable for service leavers. Many of our students have gone on to achieve their dream job working with animals and improving animal welfare.

Level 3 Diploma in Animal Assisted Intervention

The level 3 Diploma in Animal Assisted Intervention Course is of benefit to those wanting to work or volunteer in the increasingly popular field of Animal Assisted Intervention.

Level 3 Diploma in Canine Care, Behaviour and Welfare

The Level 3 Diploma in Canine Care Behaviour and Welfare course will broaden career options for working with dogs and is an ideal foundation for behaviour, training and welfare careers.

Level 3 Diploma in Zookeeping

This Level 3 Diploma Zookeeper qualification has been designed in consultation with employers, to enhance career and employment prospects working in zoos and safari parks. This qualification explores how to put animal welfare as a priority whilst allowing for clear management techniques and the publics’ enjoyment of the zoo.

Level 3 Diploma in Hydrotherapy for Small Animals

This Level 3 Diploma in Hydrotherapy for Small Animals will help students gain an understanding of the techniques involved in the provision of hydrotherapy and will teach you the various medical conditions and their impact on hydrotherapy treatment. This regulated qualification also develops student’s knowledge around tissue healing, small animal behaviour and professional practice management. 

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Animal Courses Direct is an Approved Course Provider for the MOD through the ELCAS scheme. Our provider ID number is 8609


Mrs Jenny Pearce


0208 6269646

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Animal Jobs Direct 27 Old Gloucester Street, London, WC1N 3AX

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