Sep 20, 2021  
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Animal Care Aide Certificate

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The Animal Care Aide program prepares you for entry-level employment in animal care facilities, including veterinary clinics, hospitals, animal recovery centres, shelters, kennels and specialty animal businesses. You will learn to provide assistance and support as part of a dedicated team of professionals in the field of animal care and will gain understanding of animal behaviours, nutrition, wellness, handling and basic care procedures to be a valued member of an animal care team.

As a graduate, you will be well-prepared with relevant, entry-level skills in demand at veterinary hospitals and animal care shelters. You may also find work and/or volunteer opportunities in settings such as animal recovery centres, pet stores, zoos, game farms and similar businesses, grooming businesses, kennels and large animal farms. All students must have a desktop or laptop computer with a working camera, audio and Internet service in order to complete this program.


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Completion Requirements

Attendance is required in all courses. Absenteeism may result in failure. 

Students must maintain a C+ or better in each course to continue and to complete the program.

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