Frequently Asked Questions

Our Working with Animals ebook is a good starting point – it highlights the many different careers with animals. Or for the short version, take a look at our career information pages, for some information about careers with animals.

Yes we do, we are experts in animal care and welfare and therefore have an abundance of valuable knowledge and insight we can provide you ahead of your animal career. Either contact us to chat, or read more about how we help you every step of the way to employment.

We offer a vast range of animal care and welfare courses and qualifications. Whether you’re looking to become a Zookeeper, begin a career in veterinary care, or simply learn how to look after the animals in your life better, we can help. Check them out here.

Yes we do! Find out what past learners thought about studying with us here.

We can help with that too! Sign up to our job board for updates on the animal careers that suit you!

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Our expert team are on hand to answer any questions you have. Contact them today!

Frequently Asked Questions About Canine Courses

Under the new Animal Activity Licensing (AAL) regulations, as from 1st October 2018, staff working for Dog Boarding Kennels, Boarding Cattery, Day Care for Dogs, Dog Home Boarding, Dog Breeding and Pet Shops, must have must have clear evidence of knowledge & experience or a minimum of an Ofqual regulated Level 2 qualification in a relevant subject. Or, to meet the Higher Standard, a member of staff with a relevant Ofqual regulated Level 3 qualification must be present during the working day.

All of the Ofqual regulated qualifications offered by Animal Jobs Direct meet the new Animal Activities Licensing (AAL) requirements, please click here for more information.

Our Level 4 Certificate in Professional Pet Sitting, Dog Walking, Dog Day Care and Boarding is an Ofqual regulated qualification for learners who want to operate a dog walking or pet-sitting/boarding business. It will also make sure learners meet the Defra Animal Activity Licensing qualification requirements. 

For this one, our Level 3 Diploma in Kennel and Cattery Management will be ideal.

Our Level 3 Diploma in Kennel and Cattery Management will also be perfect for this type of animal career.

The Animal Jobs Direct team have years of experience working in animal care and welfare and we are experts in our field. Please get in touch if you have any further questions about any of our courses or if you have a suggestion for more frequently asked questions.