Master the skills and develop the knowledge you need to translate your passion of animals into a profitable career! Courses in this suite include:
Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera:
In this course, you'll master taking beautiful outdoor photos of everything from landscapes to specific nature items such as water, flowers, trees, animals, and more. Along the way, you'll learn all about digital camera equipment, telephoto photography, and even macro photography. With plenty of examples and opportunities to share your work, you'll be shooting breathtaking photos in no time!
Start a Pet Sitting Business:
In this course, you'll master the essentials of starting a pet sitting business. You'll begin with dog and cat care, including nutrition, exercise, first aid, and identification of common diseases. You'll also find out how to handle home visits and impress potential clients. In addition, you'll delve into finances and explore start-up costs, accounting, fee-setting, business plans, and low-cost marketing. By the end of this course, you'll have all the knowledge you need to be a successful pet sitter.
Become a Veterinary Assistant:
Prepare for a career as a veterinary assistant. This course, taught by a practicing veterinarian and college instructor, will give you the information you need to counsel veterinary clients on pet nutrition, vaccinations, worms, fleas, first aid, euthanasia, and alternative medicine. You will also get a taste of how a veterinary hospital ticks as a small business by focusing on billing, workplace safety, and marketing through client education programs.
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Course Code: B9095
Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera
with Curt Simmons
Discover how your nature photos can become works of art rather than just snapshots. This course will help you explore composition and lighting as you master your digital camera's controls and features to take exceptional nature photos in no time.
Course Code: PNT
Start a Pet Sitting Business
with Jeff Grognet
Discover how you can turn your love of animals into a profitable pet-sitting career. This course covers everything you need to know about caring for pets from nutrition, exercise and first aid and everything that goes into starting a successful business.
Course Code: PSB
Become a Veterinary Assistant
with Jeff Grognet
Are you considering a career as a veterinary assistant? This course will answer all of your questions and more as you learn about pet nutrition, preventing parasites, health and safety issues, reasons for and against spaying and neutering, and how to best assist owners in times of need.
Course Code: PCV