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Are you passionate about animals? We find that most students who enroll in ICI animal-related courses have always had a passion and interest for animals. Some enroll as part of a pursuit of entering a new career while others are simply pursuing a hobby or personal interest. Some are looking at establishing a pet care business. ICI offers the following specialized veterinary and animal care courses:

There are many people out there who are on the lookout for professionals who can help them take care of their beloved pets. Animal care is one very large industry and a booming one at that. From grooming to training to breeding, animal lovers do not leave stones unturned and are willing to pay when it comes to their pets.

If you have genuine love for animals and interested to work around them, then veterinary and animal care industry has a need for people like you! You can start exploring your career options in this industry by studying via distance learning.

The advantage of online veterinary and animal care courses is that you can use the knowledge, tools and techniques right after finishing your course. What’s more, online courses offer flexible time schedules also.

Caring for animals is a career of a lifetime. It is an endeavor that continues to give satisfaction and fulfillment to any individual who has genuine love for animals.

Career outcomes include:
  • Animal Breeder
  • Animal Welfare
  • Breeder
  • Groomer
  • Veterinarian
  • Veterinarian Assistant
  • Zoo Keeper
  • Animal Welfare Officer
  • Animal Carer
  • Pet Shop Assistant
  • Wildlife Park Worker
  • Trainer
  • Farm Worker

How Does Online Studying Work?

As an ICI student, you’ll be able to train at home in your spare time, learning in the easiest possible way. There are no classes or lectures to attend, and no need to leave your job or change your schedule.

How does it work?
Enrol, Study at Home, and Graduate

ICI is committed to the successful completion of your course. The typical ICI student experience goes like this:

  1. The Enrolment Process
  2. Begin Your Studies
  3. Getting Help When You Need It
  4. Getting Assessed
  5. Graduation
1The Enrolment Process

Select the course that interests you. The International Career Institute website offers course overviews, course outlines, course fees, student testimonials, and information on career services for graduates.

When you are ready to enrol in a program, simply complete the online enrolment form, or call our toll-free number to speak with an enrolment adviser.

2Begin Your Studies

On enrolment students receive a welcome email and letter with instructions on how to login into your course and access your course and tutorial support. You will not be required to purchase any further materials. Courses are divided into modules with assessments located at the end of these modules. Assessments (written assignments) are based on what you have been learning about. No exams are involved.

Study at your own pace

One of the many great benefits of our courses is their modular format creates an easier and more effective way for you to learn. And with no need to follow a fixed timetable, you get to study and submit assignment for each module at your own pace.

3Getting Help When You Need It

Your courses are designed so that you can study independently. However, if you have a question about anything in your course, just contact one of our industry based tutors. Contact details are provided in your welcome email and letter. Your tutors are industry professionals who are ready to answer any questions about the course, assessments and industry for which you are training for.

4Get Assessed

At the end of modules you are asked to complete assignments. With no fixed assessment dates ICI students can submit their assessments at any time. This allows students to progress through the course at a pace that suits their needs. Assignments can be submitted via the student portal or email directly to the tutor.

Your assignments and projects will be graded on the following scale:

Grading scale
Lesson Grade (%)Letter EquivalentRating
100 - 80AOutstanding level of achievement
79 - 60BHigh level of achievement
59 - 50CSatisfactory level of achievement
49 - 40DMarginal level of achievement
0 - 39FFailed to complete course requirements

You must pass all modules and achieve a minimum of a C or higher in all studies to graduate. Should you not pass an assignment you are able to retake assessments as many times as you need (free of charge) in order to improve your results. Full tutorial support is available to guide you towards successfully completing your course.


Graduates of the Institute are eligible for assistance under the Graduate Career Services Program which includes assistance in job searches (by career and region), preparing cover letters, tips on interviewing, and much more. As part of your graduation package, we offer a Certified Professional Resume Writer free of charge to help you compose your resume. All graduates receive a certificate of completion at the relevant level (Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma / Executive Diploma), transcripts and a letter of recommendation.