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New Animal Activities Licensing (AAL) regulations for Kennels, Catteries, Home Boarders, Breeders and Sellers of Live Animals

To assist pet businesses with meeting  the new Animal Activities Licensing Regulations the Animal Jobs Direct team of Education professionals have developed a range of courses and qualifications that are ALL Ofqual regulated and will ensure a  License is issued or renewed.

         CLICK HERE for all other Courses that comply with the New AAL Licensing regulations 



Practical Small Animal First Aid Course

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Quality-Licence-Scheme

QLS-02015

Practical Canine First Aid Course 

This  Intensive Practical Canine First Aid course held in Malvern, Worcestershire, is of relevance to anyone working with dogs in an animal hydrotherapy, animal physiotherapy, veterinary, animal charity or private business capacity as well as for pet owners wishing to increase their knowledge and skills. 

Next Course Dates: 

Saturday 15th June 2019

Sunday 14th July 2019

Course Price: £45


Dog Grooming Courses
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Ofqual Regulated Qualification: 500/7573/1


City and Guilds Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of Animal Management within a Pet Store 


This City and Guilds Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of Animal Management within a Pet Store is Ofqual regulated and meets the requirements for a higher standard for those working in or managing/ owning a Pet Store according to The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018. The qualification comprises of 2 units covering a comprehensive range of topics.

Course Price: Course coming soon!

Working with animals and running your own business can be the ideal career for many people. Increasingly people are using Dog Walking, Pet Sitting and Dog Home Boarding to ensure their pets are well cared for whilst they are away or working during the day. 

Running your own pet care business can be an extremely rewarding way to combine a love of animals with earning an income. Different businesses working with pets include dog walking, dog and cat grooming, dog home boarding, animal behaviourist, pet shop manager, pet taxis and more. For those who provide good quality care for animals, there are always returning customers.

Dog Grooming Course

Dog Grooming is an increasingly popular business and a great career option for working hands-on with dogs and running your own business. We offer a 6 module Level 3 Dog Grooming Diploma course that includes a 2 week Practical giving students the chance to put their theory knowledge into practice and to see how a successful Dog Grooming Salon is run. Students have the opportunity to deal with customers and lots of different dogs and coats and to also gain insight into running a pet care business of your own. 

Dog Grooming Diploma course (with Optional 2 week Practical)

Dog Grooming Courses

Animal Jobs Direct Dog Grooming Course Student Review from Diane Constantinides who has completed our course and has now set up and is running her own successful grooming business

"When I decided to become a dog groomer I needed an initial combined theory and practical course that would provide me with the basic knowledge and support team that would enable me required to advance dog grooming as my careers. I searched the web and found Animals Job Direct and it ticked all the boxes for me. Affordable, all modules sent to me and marked one at a time and then of course the practical which helped tie it all together, all this and i was able to continue working.

The Animal Jobs Direct course and team gave me the confidence to continue and go on to  open my own grooming business "Bubbles Pet Parlour".

I now work full time in my own business.

Animals Job Direct has allowed me to open doors into the dog and cat grooming world which for me has become valuable and I would recommend this course 100%. My business is successful and I am now studying to teach grooming as well. Heres to the future!"

Dog Grooming Courses

We offer Ofqual approved qualification that meet the new Animal Activity Licensing requirements. These qualifications provide knowledge about running pet care businesses as well as re-assure customers. These courses are studied at your own pace and successful completion results in an Ofqual regulated qualification - please click here for more information.

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PP Guild - Proud Member

No Pain. No Force. No Fear.

Animal Jobs Direct is passionate about welfare and are proud to be a Corporate member of the Pet Professional Guild. The Pet Professional Guild is the only membership organisation for professionals who subscribe to the view that aversive methods should never be used - or even deemed necessary - in the training or behaviour modification of any animal.

Animal Jobs Direct wholeheartedly support this view and all of our courses, whether canine, feline or other animals are written with this ethos. We advocate force free training throughout all of our theory and practical courses. We also believe that experienced trainers must begin their behaviour change programs with the least invasive and least aversive training protocols necessary to change the problem behaviour.


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