Only £78 for Emagister users

Pet Nutrition Diploma (Animal Care) – Accredited

New Skills Academy
Special Emagister price

£ 299 - (Rs 24,378) £ 78 - (Rs 6,360)
VAT incl.

Important information

  • Course
  • Beginner
  • Online
  • Duration:
  • Online campus
  • Support service

Our Pet Nutrition Diploma has been given the IVCAS accreditation and is the perfect course for anyone looking to fully understand Pet Nutrition and keeping pets healthy.

Packed in to 17 modules teaching you everything you need to know and helping to provide you with a greater understanding of pet nutrition.

The course can be studied part time and you can become accredited in as little as 15 hours and you can study at your own pace.

The comprehensive syllabus is supported by experienced tutors who are there to help you through email.

Your qualification will be recognised and can be checked for validity on our dedicated website.

More Key features about our Pet Nutrition Diploma

· Lifetime Access to your course

· The price you pay is for the whole course including final exam – no hidden fees

· IVCAS certificate upon successful completion

· Tutor Support Monday – Friday

Important information

Price for Emagister users: We are offering a special discount price for Emagister users only - Making our course/diploma only £78 instead of £299. Your code will be emailed to


Where and when

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What you'll learn on the course

Animal Nutrition
Animal Behaviour
Animal Care
Pet Care
Pet breeding

Course programme

Module 1

Introduction to Food Types, Types of Diet and Pet Food Labels

This module covers topics such as:

Introducing Global Nutrition Organisations

Food Types

Types of Diet

Pet Food Labels

Plus much more...

Module 2

Why Nutrition is Vital for Pets

This module covers topics such as:

• Muscle Tone and Body Condition

• Skin and Hair Coat Health

• Digestion and Elimination

• Immunity and Prevention of Disease

• Plus much more...

Module 3


This module covers topics such as:

• Herbivores

• Carnivores

• Omnivores

• Dog Digestive System and Anatomy

• Plus much more...

Module 4

Feeding Stages in a Pet’s Life

This module covers topics such as:

• Puppies and Kittens

• Adults

• Senior Cats and Dogs

• Pregnancy in Cats/Dogs

• Plus much more...

Module 5

Pet Weight

This module covers topics such as:

• Healthy Pet Weight

• Weight Problems

• Pets not Eating

• Pets over Eating

• Plus much more...

Module 6

Pet Food

This module covers topics such as:

• Where to buy the pet food

• Cheap versus expensive

• Vet approved foods

• Changing pet food

• Plus much more...

Module 7

Snacks and Treats

This module covers topics such as:

• What treats to feed your pet

• When to provide treats

• How to provide treats

• Where to buy treats

• Plus much more...

Module 8

Herbs and Green Foods

This module covers topics such as:

• Medicinal Health

• Fleas and Skin Problems

• Cautions for Pets and Herbs

• List of Herbs for Pets

• Plus much more...

Module 9

Foods to Avoid

This module covers topics such as:

• Human Food

• Foods Toxic to Dogs

• Foods Toxic to Cats

• Foods Harmful to other Pets

• Plus much more...

Module 10

Essential Oils for Pets

This module covers topics such as:

• Essential oils that are known to be harmful to pets

• Research on essential oils

• Aromatherapy for pets

• Use of essential oils on pet fur and skin

• Plus much more...

Module 11

Species Specific Sources of Nutrition/Nutrients

This module covers topics such as:

• Animal nutrition

• Carbohydrates and Fibre

• Protein

• Minerals and Vitamins

• Plus much more...

Module 12

Rabbits and Guinea Pigs

Student Objectives:

• Rabbits

• Guinea Pigs

• 7 nutrients required

• Amounts necessary

• Plus much more...

Module 13

Mice, Hamsters and Rats

Student Objectives:

• Mice

• Hamsters

• Rats

• Keeping the area clean

• Plus much more...

Module 14


Student Objectives:

• Fish Food Ingredients

• Basic Nutrients

• Types of Food

• Regulating the Tank

• Plus much more...

Module 15


Student Objectives:

• Dietary Differences Among Birds

• Seed Eating Birds

• Non-seed Eating Birds

• Switching Diets

• Plus much more...

Module 16


Student Objectives:

• Reptile husbandry and how it impacts eating

• What reptiles eat

• Feeding Reptiles

• Deciding how and what to feed your reptile

• Plus much more...

Module 17

Keeping a Food Diary

Student Objectives:

• The goal of food diaries

• Recording what, when and how much

• Health Issues

• Weight loss and gain

Plus much more...