Our Pet & Animal Care Courses

Get your career in caring for animals started with our professionally designed courses. Not only does The Career Academy provide exclusive animal psychology, grooming and training related courses, but our accredited business pathways get you on-track to opening your own animal care business.

Plus, we donate a portion of all course proceeds to the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA).

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Diploma in Dog Grooming

Become a Professional Dog Groomer! Whether you’ve already got some experience in grooming and want to increase your knowledge base, or you want to get your foot in the door as a grooming apprentice, this Diploma will be for you.


12 Months, ~200 hours 19 Module Diploma
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Dog Training Business Pathway

If you love canines, and want to work for yourself, what could be better than owning your own dog related business? In this course you will learn how to care for pet dogs, the theories behind training them, and finally move on to the Start Your Own Business program.


12 Months, ~400 hours 27 Module Course
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Dog Psychology, Behaviour & Training

Our online course will teach you about canine psychology, senses and behaviour, and you’ll learn basic dog and obedience training techniques. This course will provide invaluable information for anyone who owns dogs, works with dogs currently, or plans to work with dogs in the future.


6 Months, ~140 hours 9 Module Courses
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Animal Care and Dog Psychology Pathway

This course will teach you about the science behind how Animal Bodies work, as well as their Psychology, Senses and Behaviour. Finishing off with how you can use this information to Start your own Business.


18 Months, ~400 hours 28 Module Diploma
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Certificate in Dog & Pet Grooming

Whether you’ve already got some experience in grooming and want to increase your knowledge base, or you want to get your foot in the door as a grooming apprentice, this Certificate will be for you.


6 Months, ~140 hours 10 Module Course

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FAQs

Animal care qualifications can lead to lots of opportunities. If you have a deep-seated love of animals, then any one of the courses offered by The Career Academy could be just what your after. It’s a growing business that can provide you with a number of work openings in dog training, pet grooming and animal care.

Absolutely. Whether you’ve already got some experience in grooming and want to increase your knowledge base, or you want to get your foot in the door as a grooming apprentice, the Diploma in Dog Grooming from The Career Academy will be for you. To begin with, you will learn about the care requirements of dogs, and all about their health. Then, in the second portion, you will be introduced to concepts and facts which are crucial to any groomer. Plus, you’ll received expert guidance and unlimited tutor support throughout your course.

The Diploma in Dog Grooming is an absolute must. With this Diploma, you will be an attractive candidate as a grooming apprentice, and can commence practical experience with confidence. Plus, many students also go on to start their own Dog Grooming Business.

A Dog Grooming course with The Career Academy can take approximately 200 hours. You’ll have 24/7 access to your online course material and up to 12 months to complete.

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