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Animal Care Level 2

Open Study College
Course summary
329 GBP
English
Distance
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

Course Content

Module 1: Animal Feeding

  • Types of feeder
  • Nutritional requirements
  • Vitamins
  • Minerals
  • Choosing and preparing food
  • Quantity and timing of feeding

Module 2: Animal Accommodation

  • Housing requirements
  • Bedding materials
  • Fixtures and fittings
  • Cleaning and maintaining
  • Waste disposal

Module 3: Animal Health

  • Disease prevention
  • Common diseases of dogs, cats and rabbits
  • Endoparasites and ectoparasites
  • Signs of ill health
  • First aid procedures and remedies

Module 4: Handling, Restraining and Moving Animals

  • Why do we need to handle, restrain and move animals?
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Handling and restraint equipment
  • Reducing stress

Module 5: Animal Behaviour

  • Normal behaviour
  • Emotions
  • Specific species
  • Abnormal behaviour
  • Stereotypic behaviour
  • Observing behaviour
  • Methods and recording
  • Avoiding/reducing abnormal behaviour
  • Environmental enrichment

Module 6: Animals in Society

  • Welfare needs
  • How can we meet these needs?
  • The Animal Welfare Act 2006
  • Current legislation
  • Animals in production
  • Intensive farming
  • Free-range farming
  • Organic farming
  • Animals in sport
  • Animals as assistance

Expenses



Pay Now: GBP 329.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 64.35 with a deposit of GBP
42.90 totalling 429

About provider

Open Study College - First class home learning with a difference!

At Open Study College we exceed in delivering a unique home learning experience! Having helped over 73,000 people improve their skills with a trusted qualification, Open Study College is one of the UK’s largest distance learning colleges. Offering over 500...


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