Course Description

Diploma in Pet Adoption and Care

Global Edulink


Animal care has become a huge industry over the last few years, so it’s no surprise that there are 20,000 animal care businesses in the UK. The animal care sector employs over 200,000 people in the UK, so the industry is always seeking qualified professionals. It has never been a better time to gain a Pet Adoption and Care qualification, and once your qualified you can work in all kinds of establishments, zoos, kennels, catteries, or you could even begin your own animal care business. As you can see, with an animal care qualification you’ll have loads of options!

This Diploma in Pet Adoption and Care has been created by experts within the animal care industry, who will take you through comprehensive training, covering fundamental topics such as: essential equipment for pet adaption, the fundamentals of pet health care, how to build relationships with pets, and basic pet training. You’ll develop your own excellent animal care technique, which you can use to put into practice in the workplace.

Learning with Global Edulink has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you, and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand.

This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to secure your qualification.

Course Curriculum

1: Preparation And Planning Process

2: Essential Equipments For Pet Adaption

3: Building A New Pet Home

4: Settling In The Pet

5: Pet Training And Rewards

6: Welcoming And Relationship With Your Pet

7: Pet Health Care

Course Objectives:

  • Develop your own animal care technique
  • Understand basic pet health care
  • Learn how to train pets
  • Understand how to settle in a new pet

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is ideal for anyone hoping to work in the animal care industry, whether you hope to join an existing business, or if you would like to establish your own animal care business. In addition, this course would be a great start for anyone hoping to work as a Veterinary Assistant, or as a Zoo Keeper.

Course Benefits:

  • Free examination and e-certificate
  • Gain an accredited UK qualification
  • Access to excellent quality video tutorials
  • Learners will be eligible for an NUS Discount Card
  • Excellent tutor support Monday-Friday
  • One year’s access to the course
  • Support by phone, live chat, and email
  • Join a friendly online learning platform

Course Description:

This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the topics listed under the curriculum.

Course Access Duration:

This course is delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). As this is an online course, you have no set timetable and can study at your own pace. Move through the modules as fast or slow as you wish, and return to previous sections at any point.

Method of Assessment:

At the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


Successful learners will be awarded a Diploma in Pet Adoption and Care.


Course Code GEL546
College Name Global Edulink
Course Category Care Assistance, Health Care
Course Type Online Learning
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Course Start Date 25th October 2018
Course End Date 25th October 2019
Course Fee 56
Course Duration 365 Days
Title of Awarding Awarded a Diploma in Pet Adoption and Care
Entry Requirements Learners should be age 16 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
Career Path What job can I get with this diploma? • Veterinary Care Assistant (average UK yearly salary: £15,482) Typical duties include: • Cleaning out and changing bedding • Ensuring that animal enclosures are maintained • Grooming and socialising animals • Preparing food and feeding animals • Assisting with moving animals • Dog walking • Checking for signs of illness • Keeping relevant records What other jobs can I get with this diploma? • Kennel Assistant (average UK yearly salary: £15,600) • Dog Groomer (average UK yearly salary: £17,798) • Laboratory Animal Caretaker (average UK yearly salary: £15,482) • Zoo Keeper (average UK yearly salary: £13,000) • Dog Walker (average UK yearly salary: £11,120) (Average salaries are according to
For information about Global Edulink, please visit our college page on by clicking here.

Course Provider

Global Edulink

CityPoint, 1 Ropemaker Street, London, EC2Y 9HU, Dublin, United Kingdom

Make Enquiry

Please insert your contact details and any additional information you require and we will forward your request to the organisation in question.

Captcha code        I confirm I have read the Privacy Policy, Terms and Conditions & Cookie Information and agree to join the community.