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Diploma in Work-based Animal Care (Animal Care and Welfare) Level 3
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Flexible 01 Aug 16
35 weeks
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About this course

This course is aimed at those who can gain a suitable role in the animal care sector and are able to work towards, or in, a supervisory or management role.  This qualification will demonstrate and develop your skills in planning and coordinating the care of animals and the leadership of staff in the workplace.

What will I learn?

You will be required to study core mandatory units as well as optional units depending on which pathway best suits your job:

Core Units:

  • Animal accommodation
  • Animal handling
  • Feeding and health care
  • Health and safety

Specialist Units:

  • Animal discipline and training
  • Animal training
  • Animal training in the audiovisual industries
  • Animal welfare
  • Boarding
  • Dog/Animal wardens
  • Dog grooming
  • Pet care and retail
  • Zoos
Entry requirements

Minimum Level 1 or GCSE grade D in Maths and English.  All applicants will be required to pass initial assessments in Maths and English.

Study, assessment and qualifications

This course offers a structured programme that takes you through the skills you need to do a job well.

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