Care for Dogs in an Animal Facility (Micro-credential)

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Subject area

Veterinary Assisting


Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

Learners must have access to a SPCA commercial animal facility involved with the care of dogs.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This micro-credential provides entry level volunteers with the knowledge and skills needed to care for dogs on a day to day basis in an animal facility, and manage themselves and their time when working as part of a team in the animal facility.

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Transpower Rural Communities Trust Tertiary Grant

Provided by:

Rural Communities Trust



So far, almost 1,000 grants have been approved, totaling well over $600,000.

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Hunterville Vet Club Veterinary Scholarship

Provided by:

Massey University



$1,200 plus $300 accommodation allowance

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 691 111
Phone: (08) 00 20 80 20
Fax: (04) 801 9626

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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