An animal studies course can develop into a career that provides the skills and knowledge to allow you to care for and manage the daily needs of a range of animal species. NMIT has a long and highly regarded connection with the animal industry and can assist you in gaining a qualification.
Potential careers include:
- veterinary nurse
- pet grooming
- shelter worker
- kennel/cattery attendant
- animal attendant
- pet shop worker
- community animal care or farm worker
NMIT animal studies courses deliver a range of skills in:
NMIT’s facilities and practical rooms provide opportunities for basic handling and husbandry through to science practicals and projects at our Fairfield campus.
Available Courses (4)
A career caring for animals - with NMIT’s Certificate II in Animal Studies you will be provided with the skills and knowledge to be able to care for a range of animals.
Care for animals in biomedical and educational environments - NMIT’s Diploma of Animal Technology provides you with the skills and knowledge is the industry qualification to undertake animal care and related animal technology functions within a biomedical research or production environment.
A career caring for companion animals - NMIT’s Certificate III in Companion Animal Services is the recommended industry qualification to work with companion animals. The course features practical experience with animals, giving you the skills and knowledge to care for companion animals.
Formalise your Veterinary Nursing qualifications - NMIT’s Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing provides you with the industry qualification for your veterinary nursing career. You’ll develop your skills in a range of animal care and surgical routines.