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Animal Care

Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care

Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code N18
Qualification Type Functional Skill
Qualification Level Level 1
Course type Full Time

Overview

Work-based animal care is a work-related, competence-based qualification. It reflects the skills and knowledge needed to do a job effectively and shows that a learner is competent in the area of work the qualification represents.

The college houses animals´┐Ż on-site as well as providing internal work-experience.

Learners will be assessed through

Written assignments

Witness testimony

Assessor observations

Learner photographic evidence and reflective journals

Details

Level 1

Learning Units

Maintain the safety of self and others in the workplace

Assist with the care of animals

Principles of the care of animals

Principles of dealing with animal accommodations

Assist with animal accommodation

Principles of the movement and handling of small animals

Assist with the movement & handling of small animals

Principles of dealing with feedstuffs for small animals

Assist with feedstuffs for small animals

 

Level 2

Learning Units

Maintain and develop personal performance

Promote and maintain the health and wellbeing of animals

Deliver basic treatments to animals

Maintain animal accommodation

Make sure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety

Maintain the cleanliness and bio security of the animal care working environment

How will it be delivered?

Initial Assessment on Interview

Entry requirements

None

Your next steps...

The different routes available within this qualification include Animal Care and Welfare, Zoos/Wildlife Establishments, Dog Grooming, Pet Care and Retail, Animal Training and Service Dog Handling. Apprenticeships and further college programmes.

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