Online Animal Courses

Study online animal courses with CourseStream because we give you the flexibility you need and the prices you want. Learn with our qualified and experienced tutors to get your animal course certificate while you study at home. Choose from a wide range of animal courses online below. Our courses are:


  • Self-paced, online courses
  • Suitable for home study
  • Affordable from $25/week.

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From: $50.00 / week for 48 weeks

The Advanced Certificate in Horse Care Management provides a unique, comprehensive opportunity for individuals interested in horses, horse care, and the horse industry. Individuals completing this Advanced Certificate program of study will gain a solid foundation in equine husbandry skills and practical knowledge. Course Objectives: The student will acquire a practical knowledge in basic equine [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

8 Ways to Learn about Animal Behaviour! In this online animal behaviour course you’ll study 8 modules to learn all about animal behaviour!.  Learn to understand why animals behave the way they do. This course was written due to the demand from adult learners who want to understand animal behavior but don’t want to commit [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

Distance Learning Animal Breeding Course How do I plan an animal breeding program? Improve your knowledge of annual breeding and planning. All tutors highly experienced and qualified in the field. Learn about cross-breeding and live stock improvement. A must for anyone wanting to learn more about animal breeding. Plan and implement animal breeding programs using [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

Online Animal Health Care Course Follow your passion into Animal Health Care  Suitable for anyone interested in working with animals – from wildlife parks to vet’s practices. Understand animal health care issues and what can be done to improve animal health. Developed and taught by highly experienced tutors (practicing Australian Vets) Study in your own time [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

Animal Anatomy and Physiology Online Course Develop a sound foundation knowledge of animal anatomy and physiology to use as: a basis to understanding, care and management of animals in domesticated or wild situations. a starting point for working with animals in any applied situation (farms, vet reception, zoos, wildlife, parks, animal protection shelters etc). Benefits: [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

Animal Health Online Course A great introduction to animal health management (particularly farm animals) Improve your understanding of animal health issues. Learn to assess and describe animal diseases and consider treatments. Taught and written by highly experienced professionals in the field. Study in your own time at your own pace. You will learn to assess [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

Online Animal Feed and Nutrition Course Learn about animal feed and nutrition from expert tutors. Understand how to evaluate and select feeds. All tutors are highly experienced in the field. Study at a time to suit you. Learn how to understand the composition of a range of feeds – including pasture, fodder crops, grasses, cereals, [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

Online Beef Cattle Production Course A specialised course looking at beef cattle husbandry. This beef cattle online course introduces students to the fundamentals of beef cattle management including husbandry, breeding, production, feed lots, herds and more.  It aims to help students analyse and make informed decisions about the management requirements of beef cattle. You should [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

Calf Rearing Course Online Study the rearing and selection of calves. This course develops your ability to manage the rearing of calves for different agricultural purposes. It covers all aspects of calf rearing including calf selection, birth, calf diseases, rearing systems, calf housing, weaning and post weaning. Learn to select calves for specific purposes (eg. [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

Study Carnivore Zoology Online Actually carnivore zoology course is about a lot more than just big cats, you’ll also learn the zoology of Bears, Canines (Dog family), Marine Carnivores as well as Mustalids (What is a mustalid?).  You will also delve into the psychology of carnivores (remember they are the predators, not the prey so [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

How do you train cats? Is the question many people are asking!  Cat psychology is very different from that of prey animals and even other predators.  This cat psychology course will show you how to apply psychology to the question cat training.  You will learn to understand how cats think, what motivates them, what are [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

Understand how to vet’s identify animal diseases Recognise problems before they become serious. 100 hour self paced course. Study at home. Taught and written by experts in the field.. This course will teach you how vet’s identify animal diseases, this is very useful for anyone working with animals to help you identify illness in a [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

Dog Trainer Course Online Learn to build trust and communication with dogs This online dog training course will teach you how to understand what your dog is saying. Using psychology you can learn to understand what is normal behaviour in a dog, how to deal with common problems and how to train dogs so that [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

Equine Behaviour Online Course The study of equine behaviour provides a foundation for more sensitive and informed care and training of horses. Develop your understanding of horse behavior and your ability to apply that to the welfare and training of the horse. This course presents an in depth study of equine behavior including psychological influences on behavior [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

Study the science and care of reptiles and amphibians in this online course. This 100 hour online course examines the fundamentals of herpetology.  Topics covered include anatomy and physiology of both reptiles and amphibians, their biology and care, conservation and much more.  This course comes with full tutor support by our experienced tutors, so you don't waste your time.

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From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

Breeding Horses Online Course This course is an advanced course that is designed to give the student an understanding of both the practical aspects of equine breeding with regard to management of the stallion, mares, breeding and their foals, as well as the management of selective breeding and genetic selection. The lessons presented include fundamental [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

Horse Care Course Learn to manage the daily requirements of a horse at grass This online horse care course serves as an introduction to a broad range of topics in Equine Management. Topics presented include principles of horse psychology, basic horsemanship principles, considerations for buying and selling horses, functional anatomy and desirable conformation in horses, fundamental concepts [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

Online Horse Care Course Study horse nutrition, stabling, conditioning and more This course provides a study of various management practices recommended for horse husbandry and especially for stabled horses. Lessons will present discussions on feed-stuffs and feed management, stabling systems, recommendations for bedding and mucking out, basic principles of foot care and shoeing, considerations for conditioning horses, [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

Improve your equine health and welfare knowledge An advanced horse care course Learn from our experienced and knowledgeable horse care tutors. Study in your own time and at your own pace. Essential for anyone interested in working with or learning more about horses. Building on Horse Care I and II, you will learn to better [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

Marine Aquaculture Online Course Learn how to set up and run a marine aquaculture venture.  Marine aquaculture (mariculture) is saltwater fish farming. Learn the culture of salt water species of fish, shellfish, seaweed and other marine products. Learn to plan and manage the farming of a wide variety of marine life. 100 hours self paced study. [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

Study Marine Biology Online One of our most popular courses! Join tutor Peter to discover the amazing world of marine life and our oceans! In this marine studies course learn about marine ecology systems, reef formation and function, marine organisms such as fish, cephalopods and marine mammals, marine ecosystems and how human activity impacts all of [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 32 weeks

Marine Biology Online Course Follow on from Marine Studies I with this in-depth course that focuses on Protists, Sponges, Marine plants, Cnidarians, Worms, Arthropods, Molluscs, Echinoderms, Non Bony Fish, Selected Bony Fish and selected Marine Mammals.   You can take this as a stand alone course too! Course Aims Describe the variety and nature of microscopic animals [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

 ONLINE COURSE – NATURAL ANIMAL HEALTH CARE Treat animal health problems naturally Holistic Treatment or Holistic Therapies are designed to treat the whole patient whether it be animal or human as opposed to the specific symptom they may be displaying. Holistic treatment is thought to treat the illness by boosting the immune system and overall [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 32 weeks

Ornithology Course Online (Bird Zoology) Do you love all things avian? Then you’ll love this ornithology course.  Ornithology is the study of bird life.  You’ll learn avian zoology including biology, anatomy, physiology and taxonomy of birds.  This is a great course for anyone working with birds, environmental research, twitchers and anyone who just loves birds. he [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 32 weeks

Pet Care Online Course Want to work with pets? Need to know more about caring for pets? Learn the fundamentals of pet care in this online, self paced course.  Study from home and learn to care for cats, dogs, birds, rabbits, fish and more. You will be guided by our expert Australian veterinarian tutors. A [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

Online Pigs Course Develop your pig husbandry skills Study this pigs (swine) course online, it is self paced and tutored by practicing Australian vets.  You will learn about pig health and disease management, pig nutrition and feeding, breeding pigs, different production systems, how to fatten the pig, and much more. Improve your knowledge of pig [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

POULTRY DISTANCE ONLINE COURSE Learn about the care and management of poultry Learn to manage poultry on a small or large scale, for production of eggs, meat or young birds. This course covers all aspects of poultry production including chicken health and disease management, chicken nutrition and feeding,  production systems, managing layers, broilers, brooding and [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

Sheep Husbandry Course Online Improve your sheep husbandry skills Sheep have historically been one of Australia’s most important agricultural resources.  In this course you will learn how to management aspects of sheep husbandry such as health and disease management, sheep nutrition and feeding, breeding, wool, lamb care, marketing and much more. tutored by practicing Australian [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 32 weeks

Study Vertebrate Zoology Online Vertebrate Zoology is the study of all animals with a backbone (internal skeleton).  This course provides an excellent foundation for anyone wanting to know more about vertebrate animals or who is planning on doing further study.  You will learn about diversity, taxonomic classification and study in-depth mammals, fishes, birds, reptiles, marsupials [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 32 weeks

Wildlife Conservation Course Online Wildlife conservation examines ways in which we can measure wildlife populations and then how to use that information to support and maintain these populations in the wild, particularly in reference to threatened species. You will learn techniques such as habitat use habitat fragmentation island biogeography genetic diversity and conserving small populations [...]

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From: $25.00 / week for 32 weeks

Wildlife management is the science of  wildlife conservation in the wild.  This 100 hour course will introduce you to this subject and examines a wide range of topics such as population dynamics, census techniques, wildlife habitats and ecology, carrying capacity and more.

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From: $25.00 / week for 32 weeks

Captive Animal Management (Zoo Keeping) Course Online If you love wildlife and want to work with zoos this zoo keeping course is a great starting point.  When you study this zoo keeping course online you will learn about captive animal care, nutrition and welfare, animal enrichment, captive animal breeding, enclosure design, public education and more. [...]

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Why Study Online?

Most of our students have busy lives but still want to focus on their dreams, work on improving their skills or just have a love of writing. But one thing they have in common is that they need the flexibility of online study that CourseStream delivers. Our online courses are of course flexible in nature, but what you get when studying with CourseStream, is our flexibility with time.

Studying online not only gives you the means to add to your skillset, but you can also continue to work your regular hours. Once you have the qualifications you will be able to bag that promotion to earn more money, take your newfound skills and start your own part-time business, or go out and get yourself a horse or a few chickens - the point is, the best online courses will give you more options to improving many areas of your life.

Why study animal courses online?

Why not? Animal courses online are a great option for anyone who loves animals, wants to learn more and just doesnt' have the time to get to a TAFE or University. Usually online courses are more affordable too. There are a huge range of options to study animal courses online. We offer courses from animal behaviour through to zoology and everything in between.

Are these online animal courses accredited?

No, we simply couldn't offer them at the price we do if they were. Offering nationally accredited courses is a very expensive business, if we were to do that our course costs would rise dramatically. Instead we offer high quality courses with very experienced, qualified and friendly tutors to ensure you get the support you need.