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Advanced Diploma in Animal Care - Level 3

South London College
Course summary
25 hours
149 GBP
English
Online courses
Next available date: This course is available anytime in anywhere. - Online courses
Last application: This course is available to register anytime of the year.
Professional Training

Course description

Get on board this course to learn everything there is to get into the animal care industry or to start up your own animal care business. This course, with its highly detailed modules, is set to extensively educate you on animals, their health and behaviours to turn your love for animals into a thriving business or career. All you need to follow up in this course is a recognised qualification at Level 2 or above in a related disciple, and watch how this course guides you on providing high quality animal care services.

This course will present you with the various animal behaviour patterns, abnormal behaviour and body languages to help you treat and respond to the animals accordingly. The healthcare aspect of animal care will then be given due attention though this course, after which the methods and techniques to ensure the wellbeing of animals will be relayed. You will also be sizably taught on all domesticated pets and their needs to distinguish you from the other professionals within the industry.

This course is set to equip you with the practical skills needed to look after animals effectively. Just like humans, animals too are prone to certain common diseases. It is important as an animal carer to be aware of these diseases to provide appropriate support for the animals and to avoid the diseases from spreading. Therefore, this course will also enlighten you on the various common diseases in animals and on the medical assistance that has to be provided in such situations.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that South London College has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by South London College to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

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*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wale

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who Is This Course Aimed at?

  • Individuals who want to gain in-depth knowledge on animal behaviour
  • Individuals who are animal lovers and want to run their own animal business
  • Pet carer, pet sitting services
  • Anyone who has a deep interest in animal care

Entry Requirements

  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Course Code: QLS-03593

Training Course Content

Course Curriculum

1: Dog Behaviors

2: Dogs Learning

3: Body Languages

4: A Dogs Eye View

5: How Cats Behaviour Develops As They Grow

6: Abnormal Cats Behavior

7: Reading Cats Body Language

8: Distinctive Cat Sounds

9: Cats Health Care

10: Different Breeds Of Rabbits Guinea Pigs

11: Rabbit Or Guinea Pig Needs

12: Different Breeds Of Hamsters Gerbils Mice Exotic Rats

13: General Tips On Caring For Birds

14: Recognizing Common Diseases And Preventing Spread

15: How To Care For Fish

16: Recognizing Disease And What To Do

17: Reptiles

18: Diseases On Reptiles

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Method of Assessment

This online course will be evaluated through written assignments. In order to complete this programme successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.

Expenses

£149

Continuing Studies

Once you successfully completed the Advanced Diploma in Animal Care Level 3 you can have a career in animal care or veterinary care. If you are interested in working in animal shelters, owning animals or volunteering with animals, this certification will give you a starting point to further your career path. Animal care workers who are in pursuit of a promotion will also find this course highly useful.

  • Pet Care Pro
  • Pet Care Associate
  • Dog Walker
  • Pet Care Specialist

Others jobs you can get

  • Pet Sitter
  • Pet Groomer
  • Dog Walker
  • Pet Care Assistant

About provider

South London College

South London College is a well-established Professional online education provider in the United Kingdom and it aims to meet the employment needs of the youth and people in the United Kingdom and other parts of the world. South London College...


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Great online course! It was great basic information on how to groom your dog. Thanks.
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