Knowledge and practical skills in the areas of dog obedience training, hydrobathing and basic grooming.
Knowledge and skills in the areas of companion animal care including basic vet care. Understanding the needs of dogs and cats in a refuge facility and how AWLQ Animal Attendants care for these particular needs on a daily basis.
Understanding how the AWLQ rehoming centre functions (including a behind the scenes tour of refuge facilities and animal hospital) and how the AWLQ assists animals in need within the community.
Students work through a range of hands-on components, taught by AWLQ Education Officers.The course is 5 contact hours held over a day (9:30am – 2:30pm).Those who demonstrate the outcomes of the course receive a certificate of achievement at the end of the course.
All students receive a complete Course Content Book, with theory to support the practical work for further reading.
The course takes a minimum enrolment of 8 students and a maximum of 16. This allows our education officers and instructors to teach to small groups. Sessions will be delivered as a combination of both whole group and small group lessons.
The cost of the course is $70 per student* for the day. This price includes all learning resources, course content booklets, dog training and hydrobathing resources and graduation certificate.
Lunch is not included and students must bring their own food for each day.
Students must wear long pants and closed in shoes.
For more information, Contact the Education Division, or download the information sheet below.
The upcoming One Day Animal Care Course will be held on:
If you have issues please email our education department at email@example.com or call 07 5509 9034
Dates for the coming School Holidays are:
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