Study Smart Online offer a number of smaller, specialised courses that cater for a number of personal wants and professional needs.  

From how to train your dog, through to up skilling in your sales role, we have a course that would be exactly what you are looking for. The team at Study Smart Online take pride in offering a specialist area of studies in the form of our short courses. which can be the foundation for your career or provide you the knowledge and skills to seek the promotion that you desire. Or simply, offer you the chance to learn something new, that could lead to a career change or be the hobby you have been looking for to fill your weekends.

All of Study Smart Online courses are through distance education so that we can offer a course that would suit you no matter your time frame or where you live. 

Animal Health and Pet Care Courses

Animal Health Courses

Animal Husbandry Courses

  • You are able to develop a sound foundation for further studies with this introductory course into the health and development of a large range of animals.

  • Animal breeding can be anything from a serious hobby or part time business (eg. breeding and selling pets), through to a very serious and possibly highly sophisticated profession. This course provides an excellent starting point whatever level you plan to operate at.

  • In the Animal Feed and Nutrition course you will learn the composition of a range of feeds used for animals on the farm, wildlife in zoos or your pet.

  • Animal Health is a foundation course that allows you develop your skills in identifying and responding to a range of common complaints and illnesses in animals.

  • The aim of this course is to introduce the student to the many interesting and diverse bird species, and their physiology and habitats. You will learn a wide variety of bird facts, through a combination of tools such as reading, interacting with tutors, undertaking research and practical tasks, and observing birds!

  • Many students would love to work with a variety of animals, but don’t know where to start. If you like all creatures, of different shapes and sizes, working in a zoo is something that can be quite fun and has the potential to start a career for you working with endangered or captive species.

Cattle Courses

  • The Beef cattle Management course is designed to help beef cattle producers analyse and organise the management of their cattle production. Upon completion of your course you will be able to explain the principles of beef cattle husbandry and the management skills needed to maintain a successful business.

  • Calf Rearing develops your management skills for working in the commercial production of calves for dairy, meat and breeding purposes.

Horse Courses

Pet Courses

Pig Courses

  • Whether it is for a hobby or commercial production the Pig Management course gives you a strong understanding of what you need to know to create a successful business.

Poultry Courses

  • Managing poultry covers all aspects of poultry care and management, whether you are keeping them for personal or commercial purposes.

Sheep Courses

Art and Design Courses

Art Courses

  • If you love music and always dreamed of becoming a DJ, then now is your chance.

Design Courses

Fashion Design Courses

Graphic Design Courses

  • Build your skills, awareness and understanding of Graphic Design, whilst learning how it is applied commercially across a range of disciplines; ranging from marketing to publishing and beyond.