We provide a range of nationally recognised qualifications (local government specific) and council-specific non-accredited short courses as well as other professional development training options.

Who should Attend?

Animal management officers, pick-up officers/rangers, local laws officers or any local government officer whose role involves interactions with animals, dogs and cats. This program is designed to give an understanding of and recognition of illnesses that may be transmittable from animals to humans. Our program discusses the severity of some of these and the various methods that can be used to reduce the risk of contracting such an illness. We also investigate diseases transmittable from small animal to small animal.

Learning Outcomes

  • gain an overview of diseases transmittable from animals to humans
  • learn methods to reduce the risk on disease transmission

Short Course details

Short Course Topics
overview of common companion animal zoonosis
maintaining hygiene and cleaning practices
avoiding personal illness (animal related)
isolating and treating sick animals
local government animal shelter policies and procedures
Our senior specialist instructor for this course has over 25 years’ experience in the animal industry, nine of which in local government as a council Education Officer. She is also an Authorised Officer in Microchipping throughout Australia. This course will provide participants with an interactive session including group discussions, case study reviews and Question and Answer sessions. Customisation is available for this course and in-house courses are recommended as both a cost-effective and proven methodology
Duration & location
Our standard structure for this course is 2-3 hours and can be delivered in any metropolitan or regional area of Queensland. Customisation is available based on individual council requirements.
Fees & Inclusions
Please contact Peak Services for course fees or a proposal for onsite/inhouse training


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Upcoming Dates:

    Tuesday 8 March 2022, 2pm-4pm
    Virtual Classroom
    Tuesday 24 May 2022, 2pm-4pm
    Virtual Classroom