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Looking to study animal behaviour? At Compass Education and Training, we have a wide selection of animal behaviour training modules and courses.

If you are looking to study animal behaviour by distance learning, as a hobby, or for your own personal growth, Compass has the right course for you.

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Advanced Animal Behaviour - Higher Diploma Amphibian Care - Certificate Animal Care, Welfare and Husbandry Diploma
Advanced Animal Behaviour - Higher Diploma
Product Price: 452.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
Amphibian Care - Certificate
Product Price: 132.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
Animal Care, Welfare and Husbandry - Diploma
Product Price: 389.00
Registration Fee: £30.00

This course is designed to take the students understanding of animal behaviour to a level normally reserved for higher education.

This course has been designed for Amphibian owners and for those working in the pet industry, including pet shops, pet rescue and pet boarding.

This course is for those who want to know more about the care of particular species of domestic pet and are planning to work in a pet store or animal rescue centre.

Animal Law, Welfare and Ethics - Diploma British Wild Mammals - Diploma Canine Care and Behaviour - Diploma
Animal Law, Welfare and Ethics - Diploma
Product Price: 263.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
British Wild Mammals - Diploma
Product Price: 389.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
Canine Care and Behaviour - Diploma
Product Price: 263.00
Registration Fee: £30.00

This course is a must for anyone working professionally with animals at any level if they have not studied the subject before.

This course is for those who want to know more about our rich and varied mammal wildlife in Britain, so much of which often goes unseen or is sadly taken for granted.

This course has been designed with the new dog owner in mind; it will also prove very useful for kennel maids and those working in the animal care industry.

Canine Care and Nutrition - Diploma Canine Care, Nutrition and Behaviour - Diploma Care and Welfare of the Senior Dog - Certificate
Canine Care and Nutrition - Diploma
Product Price: 263.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
Canine Care, Nutrition and Behaviour - Diploma
Product Price: 389.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
Care and Welfare of the Senior Dog - Certificate
Product Price: 132.00
Registration Fee: £30.00

Apart from being of particular use for the new dog owner it is also designed to be used as career development for those working with dogs and responsible for feeding regimes.

Like the Canine Care and Nutrition diploma, this course is of particular use for the new dog owner it is also designed to be used as career development for those working with dogs.

This course has been designed with the owner of the older dog in mind. It is also very useful for kennel maids or those working in the animal care industry.

Care, Welfare and Behaviour of Exotics - Diploma Entomology The Study of Insects Farm Animal Behaviour - Diploma
Care, Welfare and Behaviour of Exotics - Diploma
Product Price: 389.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
Entomology - The Study of Insects - Certificate
Product Price: 132.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
Farm Animal Behaviour - Diploma
Product Price: 389.00
Registration Fee: £30.00

Designed for anyone who has a keen interest in exotic animals as pets, this course is very useful for those working in the animal care sector such as zoos or pet shops.

Insects are interesting animals and this course serves as a useful introduction for anyone keeping insects or working in an environment where insects are housed.

As this course covers such a large subject there are more modules than normal, module 1 and any five further modules are required for a diploma to be issued.

First Aid for Small Mammals - Certificate Graduate Diploma in Animal Behaviour Management
First Aid for Small Mammals - Certificate
Product Price: 132.00
Registration Fee: £30.00

This course is aimed to provide those working with small mammals in any professional capacity as well as private owners, the knowledge to provide effective first aid to a variety of small mammals..

Gift vouchers are available to purchase from Compass for any value, they are redeemable against the cost of any of the Compass courses.


The GDip ABM is a course inspired by the ABTC standard for Clinical Animal Behaviourist (CAB) as an addition to the already established ADip Canine/Feline Behaviour Management programmes.

Guinea Pig - Certificate Herpetology - Diploma Herptile Care, Welfare and Husbandry - Diploma
Guinea Pig - Certificate
Product Price: 132.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
Herpetology - Diploma
Product Price: 419.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
Herptile Care, Welfare and Husbandry - Diploma
Product Price: 263.00
Registration Fee: £30.00

This course is useful for the new Guinea pig owner, but also rescue centre staff or those working in the pet industry, including pet shops, pet rescue and pet boarding.

This course deals with the characteristics, interesting facts and some behaviour of amphibians and reptiles.

This course has been designed for owners of reptiles and amphibians as well as for those working in the animal care and pet industry, including pet shops, pet rescue and pet boarding.

Intermediate Animal Behaviour - Diploma Introduction to Conservation - Certificate Introduction to Ecology - Diploma
Intermediate Animal Behaviour - Diploma
Product Price: 452.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
Introduction to Conservation - Certificate
Product Price: 132.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
Introduction to Ecology - Diploma
Product Price: 389.00
Registration Fee: £30.00

The aim of this course is to introduce students to some explanation of animal behaviour.

This course focuses on both local (the British Isles) and globally conservation and introduces the student to the concept of sustainable development.

This course moves away from studies that are purely focussed on animals to look at the environments that support them.

Introduction to Marine Conservation - Certificate Introduction to Zoology - Diploma Marine Zoology  Diploma (part 1)
Introduction to Marine Conservation - Certificate
Product Price: 132.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
Introduction to Zoology - Diploma
Product Price: 389.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
Marine Zoology (part 1) - Diploma
Product Price: 419.00
Registration Fee: £30.00

This course is aimed at anyone with an interest in marine conservation, or indeed conservation of all kinds

This course is designed to provide a grounding for further studying of animals in general and their behaviour.

The huge subject of Marine Biology is divided into three areas, with the first two aspects being covered by this syllabus.

Marine Zoology Diploma (part 2) Primate Conservation (African monkeys) Diploma Primate Conservation (Asian primates) Diploma
Marine Zoology (part 2) - Diploma
Product Price: 419.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
Primate Conservation (African monkeys) - Diploma
Product Price: 389.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
Primate Conservation (Asian primates) - Diploma
Product Price: 389.00
Registration Fee: £30.00

This is the second of two courses which continue with the enormous subject of marine animal life.

This course has been prepared primarily for a prominent African monkey conservation charity (Cercopan) but is also available to members of the public.

This course has been prepared primarily for a prominent African monkey conservation charity (Cercopan) but is also available to members of the public.

Primate Conservation (New World monkeys) Diploma Primatology - Diploma Rabbit Care - Certificate
Primate Conservation (New World monkeys) - Diploma
Product Price: 389.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
Primatology - Diploma
Product Price: 389.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
Rabbit Care - Certificate
Product Price: 132.00
Registration Fee: £30.00

This course has been prepared primarily for a prominent African monkey conservation charity (CERCOPAN) but is also available to members of the public.

This course aims to equip participants with a solid grounding in primate studies and is favourably received by the anthropology department of Oxford Brookes University.

This course is designed to suit the needs of rabbit owners, those working in the pet industry including pet shops, pet rescue and pet boarding.

Reptile Care - Certificate Reptile Care and First Aid - Certificate Small Mammal Care - Diploma
Reptile Care - Certificate
Product Price: 132.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
Reptile Care and First Aid - Certificate
Product Price: 132.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
Small Mammal Care - Diploma
Product Price: 389.00
Registration Fee: £30.00

This course has been designed for reptile owners and for those working in the pet industry, including pet shops, pet rescue and pet boarding

This course is aimed to provide those working with reptiles in any professional capacity as well as private owners, the knowledge to provide effective first aid to a variety of reptiles.

The Small Mammal Care programme has been developed for those who want to know more about the care of particular species of domestic pets.

Veterinary Receptionist
Product Price: 263.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
This four modules programme is designed to be the most comprehensive and relevant course available anywhere. It is written by an experienced veterinary surgeon with additional material contributed by an experienced veterinary nurse, both people who know what they need of someone who is frequently the face of the practice.