This course is aimed at those looking to start a career in the animal care industry. Learning areas can include horse care, animal accommodation and feeding, biology, animal health and welfare along with behaviour and handling. Progress to employment or apprenticeship within the animal care sector.
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This work-based qualification is ideal if you are looking for a career in the animal care industry or want to prove your competence in an associated role, increasing your opportunities to progress in the sector. Topics may include controlling and restraining animals, preparing and grooming animals and provide opportunities for animals to have freedom to exercise.
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You will learn to describe routine preventative health care for 3 different species, undertake health checks for 3 different species, state the principles of first aid and undertake the initial assessment of at least 2 injured animals.
For those wishing to develop specific technical and professional skills and knowledge that will lead to meaningful employment in the animal care industry. You will explore a wide range of industry areas including animal care and management, zoos and wildlife and applied science. You will gain skills in handling and managing a wide range of animals and develop a good understanding of the animal management sector.
You will gain a sound scientific background along with specialised modules including Principles of Veterinary, Animal Husbandry, Nutrition and Behaviour. Progress to HND or work within the industry.
You will gain a sound scientific background along with specialised vocational modules including: Anatomy and Physiology, Animal Nutrition, Husbandry and Behaviour along with Conservation Biology. Progress to degrees including Animal Science, Agriculture, Welfare, Zoology or enter employment in roles such as animal welfare, veterinary nursing and research, or with charitable organisations.
You will gain practical skills and knowledge to begin your career in the Animal Care industry. Practical training and applied knowledge is combined with lectures, field trips and guest speakers. Modules may include: Developing performance in land-based industries, Feeding and watering animals, Handling and restraint of animals and Exercise of animals.
Gain practical skills and move towards employment or further study in courses such as Agriculture or Animal Care. Sessions are delivered on working farms in the area and you will experience handling animals such as cattle, sheep and poultry. Successfully complete this course and be eligible to apply to progress to Level 2 Diplomas in Animal Care, Horticulture, Agriculture or Horse Care.
This qualification covers the skills needed to progress to work as a pet sitter. Mandatory content includes roles and responsibilities of a professional pet sitter, current legislation and codes of practice and potential problems and emergencies.
This qualification covers the skills needed to progress to work as a dog walker. Mandatory content includes: roles and responsibilities of a professional dog walker, legislation and codes of practice, breeds and behaviour, walking and controlling a dog.