Animal Behaviour Level 3

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This course forms an ideal foundation for anyone seeking a career working with animals, from pet grooming or training, wildlife concentration or even zoo keeping. It will allow you to observe and understand why animals do what they do. This course around average 80 learning and assessment hours to complete.

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About This Course

Animal behaviourists have a diverse career with many opportunities, from offering processional pet training, zoo keeping and wildlife conservation.

If you have a keen interest in animals and their behaviour, this course is for you.

You will gain a clear understanding of animal behaviour, key theories that have influenced the area and observation methods used by animal behavioural experts.

Course materials are available online, or via post if you prefer printed material.

Having twelve months to complete the course will provide enough time to work at your own pace, without looming deadlines, or the expectation to visit a lecture room.

Home learning with the Association of Learning is hassle free, enrolling today will be a choice that could carve out a rewarding career, with an existing future!

Course Units

  • Unit 1: Studying and Recording Animal Behaviour
  • Unit 2: Prey vs. Predator
  • Unit 3: Solitary and Group Living Animals
  • Unit 4: Mating and Parental Strategies
  • Unit 5: Changes in Behaviour Through Domestication
  • Unit 6: Animal Learning


Our animal behaviour level three course takes an average of 80 learning and assessment hours to complete. Assessments are a series of written assignments with no exams or presentations required to complete the course.

You will have the chance to re-submit your assignments as needed with no additional cost. Each assignment will be marked by your tutor, who will provide advice to improve upon the assignment if required.

Required Knowledge

There is no requirement to have any background knowledge of qualifications to complete/enrol on this course and your tutor will provide support from day one!

If you do have any additional learning requirements, please let your tutor know as they will then be able to tailor their feedback and support around your requirements.

Awarding Body

By the end of this course you will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement by Training Qualifications UK (TQUK).  They are a fully approved awarding organisation that are regulated by Ofqual and award certification across a number of sectors.

TQUK also endorses courses developed by industry experts which are designed to work hand in hand with your existing job, much like this one. Your course has benchmarked at level 4 and been developed by Open Study College who will provide support throughout your studies


You will receive the animal behaviour course manual, assignments and a comprehensive study guide, alongside your very own personal tutor who can provide you with endless support via email.

Our student support team can also handle any other queries you may have whilst completing your course, meaning you never have to struggle or feel isolated in your studies. Instead, our team will always be on hand to help throughout the full 12-month duration of your course (you are able to complete earlier than 12 months).

Frequently Asked Questions

This is a question that our team are often asked, there are many reasons but here are the main reasons to choose Association of Learning:

  • No hidden charges, the price you see includes everything, from VAT, tutoring to certification
  • Our average tutor marking time is 3 working days (most providers are 10+)
  • We are rated 5/5 for our service on Trustpilot!
  • Our courses are up to date. Many providers create course content and fail to keep it up to date.
  • We are open later than any other home learning provider
  • As many submissions as you need to complete, many providers cap how many times you can submit work
  • All courses are fully endorsed Ofqual regulated awarding bodies
  • 14 day money back guarantee or course switch.

If you need any more reasons to choose Association of Learning, contact our team!

All students are provided with 12 months to complete their course, however you are able to complete at a faster pace without any additional costs. Some of our students have managed to complete in as little as 3 months!

This is a fully endorsed qualification, with certification provided by an Ofqual regulated awarding body.

There are two payment options, pay in full for your course or monthly. Our monthly payment option allows you to spread the cost of your course over a 12 month period.

Unlike other providers, there are no credit checks or application forms to complete during enrolment.

Finance is provided directly via Association of Learning. To meet the criteria you must be able to answer yes to the following:

  • Your billing address is based in the UK
  • You have a UK based bank account
  • Bill payer must be 18 or above.

No, this course is assignment based, which means you will not have to complete any exams. If your assignment is not up to scratch you can re-try as many times as you need within your 12 months support period.

No, all of our courses are distance learning which means your tutor will mark your work and send it back to you via email or by using our online portal.

Unlike other providers, Association of Learning use a fast track system to get your certificate to you within six weeks (our average is two weeks).

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Animal Behaviour Level 3



I have learnt so much already from taking this Animal behaviour course, it is really interesting. Would definitely recommend.

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