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Are you interested in working in with animals? Would you like to have the skills to gain a professional qualification to work with animals?
Our selection of professional courses are designed specifically for those who want to work in the animal industry, or to start a career path in their chosen field.
Our affordably priced modules can get you on the road to achieving your goals.

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Advanced Diploma in Canine Behaviour Management Animal Care, Welfare and Husbandry Diploma Care, Welfare and Behaviour of Exotics - Diploma
Advanced Diploma in Canine Behaviour Management
Product Price: 1,154.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
Animal Care, Welfare and Husbandry - Diploma
Product Price: 389.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
Care, Welfare and Behaviour of Exotics - Diploma
Product Price: 389.00
Registration Fee: £30.00

This course is designed to be the definitive course on canine behaviour management for those who cannot afford the time (or money) to go to university to study animal behaviour.

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.

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.

Dogs and the Law - Certificate Graduate Diploma in Animal Behaviour Management
Dogs and the Law - Certificate
Product Price: 132.00
Registration Fee: £30.00

This course is designed to help novice and experienced dog owners alike, as well as being very useful for people working with dogs in various capacities.

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.

Introduction to Herbal & Natural Remedies for Animals
Product Price: 132.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
Professional Day Care Operator
Product Price: 389.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
Professional Dog Handler – Essentials
Product Price: 263.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
This short introductory course has been prepared in conjunction with Dorwest Herbs Ltd, as the only holders of Veterinary Medicine Directorate licensed products.
With the rise in popularity of Day Care facilities there is a need for properly educated people to run them. This course is designed for anybody considering a career as a service dog handler or those currently working as a service dog handler that have not studied the subjects covered.
Professional Dog Walker - Diploma Professional Kennel Operator - Diploma Professional Pet Care and Veterinary Practice Assistant Diploma (part 1)
Professional Dog Walker - Diploma
Product Price: 389.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
Professional Kennel Operator - Diploma
Product Price: 389.00
Registration Fee: £30.00

It is important that any owner has the reassurance that a dog walker knows what they are doing and their dog is in safe hands. This course provides the walker with essential knowledge to carry out that task.

The Kennel Operator Diploma covers the essential information that is required to successfully run the dog aspects of a kennels.


This course has been developed for those who want to work with animals in a veterinary setting. It covers all the theoretical elements required to be employed as an Animal Nursing Assistant

Professional Pet Care and Veterinary Practice Assistant Diploma  (part 2) Professional Pet Sitter Diploma Professional Rescue Dog Handler - Diploma
Professional Pet Sitter - Diploma
Product Price: 389.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
Professional Rescue Dog Handler - Diploma
Product Price: 389.00
Registration Fee: £30.00

This course has been developed for those who want to work with animals in a veterinary setting. It covers all the theoretical elements required to be employed as an Animal Nursing Assistant

This course is designed to be the most comprehensive and relevant course of its kind having been written by animal professionals who have employed a range of sitters for many years.

The Rescue Dog Handler Diploma covers the essential information that is required to successfully work in a rescue kennel.

Search and Rescue Dog Handler Canine Studies Diploma Search and Rescue Dog Handler Canine Studies Diploma Search and Rescue Dog Handler Canine Studies Diploma
Search and Rescue Dog Handler Canine Studies Stage 1
Product Price: 263.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
Search and Rescue Dog Handler Canine Studies Stage 2
Product Price: 263.00
Registration Fee: £30.00
Search and Rescue Dog Handler Canine Studies Stage 3
Product Price: 263.00
Registration Fee: £30.00

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.