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Diploma in Care of the Senior Pets - Level 3

South London College
Course summary
100 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

Just as humans, animals tend to grow old and require special attention as well. As they cannot verbally express their discomfort or need, it is the responsibility of pet owners or professionals in the animal industry to understand their requirements and to ease things during their old age. Therefore, South London College has put efforts on this Diploma in Care of Senior Pets – Level 3 to help your pets live the last few years in complete bliss. This training course is packed with intensive modules that will help you form a strong bond with your senior pets, and is the ideal course if you wish to get into or progress in the animal care or veterinary industry.

To support a senior pet, it is important to know when it reaches its old age. Therefore, this course will familiarise you with different pets and the ages they reach maturity. You will also get to understand the behavioural changes in senior pets, so that you can anticipate and pay special considerations for them.

Mobility and pain issues are common among senior pets. This guidance course will adequately cover these aspects of senior pet care, along with some advice on how to assist them during this challenging phase. This course will also address about cancer in senior pets to help you identify and treat it appropriately or to prepare you for the final goodbye when its time.

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 Wales

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who Is This Course Aimed at?

  • Students
  • Job seekers
  • Pet care professionals
  • Veterinary professionals
  • Anyone willing to learn on how to treat senior pets

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-04836

Training Course Content

COURSE CURRICULUM

1: How Old Is Old?

2: Behavioral Changes in Senior Pets

3: Special Considerations for Mature Pets

4: Mobility and Pain Issues

5: Cancer

6: Saying Goodbye

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

In order to complete the Diploma in Care of the Senior Pets - Level 3 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 this Level 3 Diploma in Care of senior pets, you will be able improve your candidature for various job positions in the pet care or veterinary field. This diploma can also help you progress in your career by putting you in line to demand for job promotions and salary increments from your organisation. You can also use this diploma as a foundation if you desire to continue studying animal care. Below given are few of the job positions this diploma will qualify you for:

  • Veterinarian
  • Veterinary nurse
  • Veterinary assistant
  • Animal behaviorist
  • Kennel attendant

Other jobs you can get

  • Pet sitter
  • Pet care attendant
  • Pet care associate

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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