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Animal Care Diploma

Harley Oxford
Course summary
12 Months Access
200 GBP
Online courses
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Professional Training

Course description

Animal Care Diploma

Animal care is vitally important to any pets that you own. Animals can care for themselves, but only to a certain extent! This programme is designed to assist you in understanding and identify the basic needs of an animal.

This course will teach you a fundamental understanding of animal breeds and how to pass on problems or information at an early stage to vets or owners to provide a greater deal of care. It is ideal for pet owners, pet sitters, or individuals who wish to have an in-depth introduction into the field of animal care and management.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Anybody who has a desire to learn more about this subject is encouraged to do this course. The course has no entry requirements.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Advantages of this Course

  • Effective care planning for yours and other’s pets.
  • Implement the knowledge you learn as soon as you finish the course.
  • Experienced and qualified tutors available to support you throughout your cours.
  • Assessments to back up knowledge as you work your way through the course.

On completion of the course you will be awarded a certificate.

Training Course Content

Key Learning Points

  • How important the breed of cat is as a selection criterion
  • Define whether it is possible to train a cat
  • Evaluate the dangers of improper feeding to an animal’s health
  • Points you should consider when buying a horse and the ideal stable
  • Purposes of the correct type of grooming brush for horses
  • How to handle a bird correctly
  • Identify clues and symptoms if a pet is unwell
  • Suitable housing for a pet rabbit
  • The correct way to handle a rabbit
  • Factors to consider when choosing a rabbit
  • Distinguishing characteristics of reptiles and amphibians
  • How you would house, feed and generally care for reptiles & amphibians
  • How to care for guinea pigs, hamsters and mice

Units of Study

  • Cats
  • Dogs
  • Horses
  • Birds
  • Rabbits
  • Reptiles and Amphibians
  • Guinea Pigs, Hamsters and Mice

Course delivery details

  • Location: Online course
  • Course Access: 12 Months
  • Go at your own pace.
  • There are no time limits for this course.
  • This course is compatible with all modern devices and browsers.
  • On completion of the course, you will be awarded a certificate.
  • We are here to help if you have any problems.

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Harley Oxford

Harley Oxford

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EC1V 2NX London

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