Animal Care - National Certificate

Huntingdonshire Regional College
In Huntingdon

Price on request
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Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Location Huntingdon
Duration 1 Year
  • Vocational qualification
  • Huntingdon
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

Nutrition and Feeding. Horse Husbandry. Records and Information Technology. Maintaining Animal Health. Kennel and Cattery. Behaviour and Handling. Animal Science. Housing and Environment. Introduction to Animal Nursing and Veterinarian Practice. Exotics Husbandry. Working in the Industry. Key Skills in Communication, Application of Number & IT. Course content may be subject to change.

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Huntingdon
California Road, PE29 1BL, Cambridgeshire , England
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Starts On request
Location
Huntingdon
California Road, PE29 1BL, Cambridgeshire , England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

No formal qualifications are required, although each candidate will be expected to show at interview sufficient interest and ability to complete the award.

Course programme

Course Code :WAQA1

Is this course for you
This course is taught in an applied manner, such that you will spend a considerable amount of your time undertaking practical instruction at Wood Green Animal Shelter with the remaining time spent studying the principles and practices of animal care and management.

What will you study
Nutrition and Feeding * Horse Husbandry * Records and Information Technology * Maintaining Animal Health * Kennel and Cattery * Behaviour and Handling * Animal Science * Housing and Environment * Introduction to Animal Nursing and Veterinarian Practice * Exotics Husbandry * Working in the Industry * Key Skills in Communication, Application of Number & IT. Course content may be subject to change.

How will you be assessed
Continuous throughout the course in the form of projects, assignments, case studies and unit examinations.

What can you do after course
Past students have gained employment in kennels, catteries, pet shops, zoos, veterinary practices and other similar establishments.

Additional information
Fees are incurred by students over the age of 19. Key Skills/Functional Skills - you will be expected to undertake these at the appropriate level. Visits will be made to other animal establishments to extend experience and practice. Transport - students will be expected to be able to make their own way to Wood Green Animal Shelter in Godmanchester.

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