This qualification is offered as a full time Level 1 course and acts as an introduction to the Animal Care Industries. The course is assessed through practicals, written assignments and two externally set exams.
This course is a basic introduction for anyone intending to make a career in the Animal Care industries. Successful candidates may progress to employment or to the Level 2 Diploma Animal Care. Employment opportunities include animal care assistants in pet shops, boarding and rescue kennels and catteries.
Assessment is by practical assessments, written assignments and two on-line multi-choice tests.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
Learners are expected to provide their own wellington boots and waterproofs for practical sessions.
All learners are required to pay an administration fee of £45 prior to enrolment.
You will need to provide your own stationery and may also incur costs if the department arranges educational visits.