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Animal Courses Direct is a ELCAS approved online and practical animal course provider that specialises in training for careers with animals.

Our Ofqual regulated qualifications provide training for students who wish to study in a variety of animal careers including, Canine Behaviour, Hydrotherapy, Animal Therapy and Zookeeping.

Our courses have been specially written by animal professionals, with the latest knowledge in animal legislations and are recognised by employers within the animal sector.

Why Choose Animal Courses Direct?

  • Our students can receive free career advice and get access to full tutor support throughout their studying.
  • Many service leavers have loved our courses and have gone on to get their dream job working with animals and improving their welfare. 
  • Our students have rated us as ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot check out our reviews here.

“I am currently leaving the armed forces and interested in a career working with dogs. Overall, I came away with an abundance of knowledge and a very memorable experience meeting some lovely dogs and their owners along the way. I cannot recommend this company and course enough for anyone wishing to pursue a career with dogs.” –  Amy, Student at Animal Courses Direct

Canine Behaviour Care and Welfare Qualifications:

Our dog behaviour courses provide the latest expertise and knowledge for anyone who aspire to a career working with dogs. Our Ofqual regulated qualifications comply with the latest Animal Activity License and will provide learners with the accreditation become recognised as Canine professional.

Animal Assistance and Animal Therapy Qualification

Our highly popular animal therapy qualifications provide the training required to work with dogs and animals on a day-to-day basis to help and support people with difficulties and to improve their wellbeing. 

Animal Hydrotherapy Qualifications:

Our Hydrotherapy qualifications explore all the techniques, assessments, medical conditions, and treatments involved in Animal Hydrotherapy and will teach the learners on how they can to improve the animals physical and mental wellbeing through Hydrotherapy treatment and treadmill therapy.

This is a popular career route for those who have a strong physical work ethic and seek a career that requires a lot of hands on and practical work with animals of all shapes and sizes. 

Zookeeping Qualification:

The Ofqual regulated Level 3 Diploma Zookeeping course includes both practical and theory training and is perfect for those who are passionate about wildlife, animal care and animal conservation.

This Zookeeping qualification is the optimal course for careers working in safari parks, conservation projects and wildlife collections.

Feel free to contact one of our friendly student advisors on any more information on our courses and career options.

Visit our website at or speak to one of our student advisors by calling 0208 432 4075.

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


Animal Courses Direct Student Support Team


0208 432 4075

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

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