Foundation Animal Care

Reaseheath College
In Nantwich

Price on request
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Important information

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

If you are interested in caring for animals, then this is the course for you.

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Nantwich
Reaseheath, CW5 6DF, Cheshire, England
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Starts On request
Location
Nantwich
Reaseheath, CW5 6DF, Cheshire, England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

Some GCSEs at grades E/F. If you think your grades will be below E/F, we advise you to apply for the Entry Level Programme

Course programme

Foundation Animal Care

Introduction
If you are interested in caring for animals, then this is the course for you.

About the course
This is a practical course for people with little or no experience of animal care, or who need to improve their confidence along with their reading and writing skills before moving on to another course. You will learn how to look after a variety of animals, ranging from rabbits, mice and snakes to sheep, pigs and cows.

The course includes
  • Feeding and watering animals
  • Cleaning and maintaining animal housing
  • Animal health/biology
  • Grooming dogs, rabbits and guinea pigs
  • Building animal housing, e.g. aviaries
  • Work experience placement
  • Customer care
  • Tractor driving
  • Functional skills in Maths, English or ICT


Length of the course
  • 1 year

What qualifications will I gain?
  • Level 1 qualification in Animal Care
  • Functional skills in Maths, English or ICT

Course options after this programme
  • Apprenticeship Animal Management
  • First Diploma in Animal Care
  • First Diploma in Agriculture

Career options
  • kennel/cattery Assistant
  • Pet store assistant



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