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Kennel Management [Diploma]                Purchase this Course


Course Overview


Course Name


Diploma of Kennel Management


Course Description


Designed for owners, managers and senior staff of boarding kennels and Catteries.
This is an advanced course in Kennel Management which has been designed in response to requests from kennel proprietors and managers. Its purpose is to provide a framework of material which can be used to make an extensive study of Boarding Kennel Management by the students, thereby setting standards within the area of boarding companion animal care and boarding which is currently lacking. It is designed for those who cater to companion animals which have a temporary stay in a boarding situation where they are left by their owners.  See also Rescue Kennel and Cattery Management  and Breeder Kennel Management


Pre requisite – none


Course duration: on average 12 months home study.


Maximum Time allowed 30 months from purchase date.


Qualification on completion – MDBA Diploma.


Entry requirements


Students must have basic English literacy and numeracy skills.


Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.


Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Fees - $880 – Member Discount applies Email for prices


Units in Course


Unit 1


Planning and design systems
Permanent structures
Temporary structures

Indoor and Outdoor structures


Unit 2


Planning permission
Local Authority regulations


Unit 3


Quarantine Kennels
Health and hygiene


Unit 4


Advertising and marketing


Unit 5


Staff and staff training
Employment regulations


Unit 6




Unit 7

Paper work and record keeping
Business Planning
Profitable Enterprises.


Students will complete assessment tasks and 2 major projects with 100 hours of work experience


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