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Animal Shelter Employee

  • Diploma
  • cpHomeCourseType
  • 3-6 cpHomeCourseMonths
  • Coursle - Centre For Distance Learning
  • cpEducationTypeProfessional

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Animals that are found or abandoned end up in a shelter. For dogs, cats or other pets this then becomes their (temporary) home. Therefore, it is important to strive for the psychological and physical well-being of the animals here as well, so that they feel safe while waiting for a new owner and a new home. More and more shelters are looking for permanent staff or volunteers to care for the animals. You can be part of it!

Are you interested in working at an animal shelter and showing your love for the animals every day? Then you need some knowledge about the care, feeding, supplies, etc. You will find all the useful information you need in this course!

  • give homeless animals the love and friendship they deserve
  • know how to treat dogs and cats properly
  • give your career a positive spin
  • start working in an animal shelter, as an employee or as a volunteer
  • create a safe and trusted environment for animals
Animal Shelter Employee
  • Diploma
  • cpHomeCourseType
  • 3-6 cpHomeCourseMonths
  • cpEducationTypeProfessional
  • 249.00
cpProgram Animal Shelter Employee
Animal shelter employee online course
  • Legislation of the animal shelter
  • Professional profile of the animal shelter employee
  • Your duties as an animal shelter employee
  • Working as an employee or volunteer
  • The different breeds of dogs and cats
  • Customized dog and cat food
  • Medical care & first aid for animals
  • Collecting abandoned or abused animals
  • The behavioral development of dogs and cats
  • Recognizing and resolving stress and aggression in animals
Study course Animal shelter employee
  • The different breeds of dogs and cats? You can recognize them easily
  • Clean cages professionally and check and care for animals daily
  • Recognize signs of disease and apply first aid for animals
  • Recognize and solve stress and aggression in animals 
Animal shelter employee study course
  • Employee animal shelter
  • Employee dog kennel
  • Freelance pet sitter


You can get started right after your registration! The digital course is immediately on your profile page. The paper version will be posted immediately and you will receive it quickly at home. Thanks to the flexibility of a home study you study where and when you want. You get a year long guidance from a passionate top teacher through an online platform, so you are not alone! If you are ready, take your exam at one of our exam locations and if you pass, you will receive the diploma!


For your course you pay Animal Shelter Employee but 249.00 euros. For this you get the illustrated course book, the professional guidance of your teacher for one year, lifelong access to the online student platform and the possibility to take a free exam within one of our exam locations within five years! Everything for an ideal start!

Animal Shelter Employee
  • Diploma
  • cpHomeCourseType
  • 3-6 cpHomeCourseMonths
  • 249.00

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The Centre for Distance Learning, part of Ondernemersschool BV, is the largest training provider in the Benelux. It organizes professional training courses for adults from all over the world through the distance learning system. The school is nationally and internationally recognized by various professional associations such as the Wellness Federation, the Centre for Professional Qualification and is registered in the Central Register for Short Professional Education (CRKBO). This means that the educational institution complies with the Quality Code for Education Institutions for Short Professional Education. Moreover, the Center for Distance Learning meets the strict quality requirements of ISO 9001:2015.


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Animal Caretaker Allround

Animal Caretaker Allround

  • Diploma
  • cpHomeCourseType
  • 9-12 cpHomeCourseMonths
  • 1046.00


Have animals always been part of your life and would you like to make them part of your profession? Then the All-round Animal Caretaker course is for you!

As a future animal caretaker or veterinary assistant you will learn all about not only the anatomy and physiology of the animal, but also the behavior and course of life of cats, dogs, rabbits, horses, etc.

You will learn to distinguish typical breed characteristics, adjust the correct diet, maintain the coat, and provide first aid. In short, everything you need to self working with animals on a daily basis and in a professional context.

This is the dream job for every animal lover ...