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Are you an animal health technologist getting back to work after a maternity leave or just in need of a refresher?
Do you work with animals and want a better understanding of animal behaviour to increase your feeling of safety?
Do you want the convenience and freedom of online learning?

Then this course may be for you!

This course provides an introductory study of animal behaviour, training and handling, with a strong focus on small animals. You will develop your knowledge of the common domestic species so that you are able to identify normal and abnormal behaviours, recognize effective training protocols, and gain an understanding of how to deal with problem behaviours.

Course Details

Course Dates/Times

Program dates to be announced

Delivery Method 


Course length 

12 weeks


None - this course is for general interest and professional development.




n/a - Online Delivery



Other fees


Required Text & Materials 


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This course is currently being re-developed. Once this update is complete, additional course details and course dates will become available. Please contact us if you would like to be added to the notification list so that you receive an email update as soon as this information is available.

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