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This qualification will support those seeking a career in the animal care industry, or could be already volunteering or employed in an animal care setting.
During this course you will gain an understanding of good working practices in relation to the safety and the environment. You will also develop practical skills in promoting and maintaining the health and welfare of animals.
How will I learn?
This is a distance learning course delivered mainly online with the support of a tutor for assignment work. You will need to carry out practical assessments either at our animal care centres or in your volunteering/employer setting if applicable.
You will continually be assessed throughout the course using a variety of methods including:
- Practical observations
- Oral questioning
- Witness testimonies
- Portfolio of evidence
Online courses enable you to set your own learning pace with the added flexibility of working to your own schedule. No classroom attendance is required, giving you full control of your learning whilst still having access to our experienced teaching and learning staff as required.
You will need to be an Adult aged 19 or over. No formal qualifications are required but you must be able to demonstrate that you are able to work the required level 2 standard. You will need to have an organised and motivated and independent approach to learning.
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For more information about this course please email [email protected].
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