Animal Care City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Work Based Learning

Vocational qualification

In Broadstairs

Price on request

Description

  • Type

    Vocational qualification

  • Location

    Broadstairs

  • Start date

    Different dates available

This programme is designed to meet the needs of students who wish to gain practical work experience while working towards a recognised qualification.

Facilities

Location

Start date

Broadstairs (Kent)
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Ramsgate Road, CT10 1PN

Start date

Different dates availableNow taking bookings

About this course

This programme is designed for those with no formal qualifications. A satisfactory school or college report is required and your suitability for the course is to be demonstrated at interview.

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Subjects

  • Veterinary Nursing
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Animal Care

Course programme


Course Overview
This programme is designed to meet the needs of students who wish to gain practical work experience while working towards a recognised qualification.

Course Structure
The programme is delivered over one year, with attendance at College and a local venue. Work placement is also an essential part of the course and will be up to 2 days a week.

Students must complete a series of units in order to achieve this qualification. Each unit has a credit value and the amount of credits achieved determines either an award certificate or diploma.

Students will acquire underpinning knowledge and practical experience at a local venue and will also be expected to complete up to two days work experience. Placements could be at a farm, catteries, kennels, pet shops or sanctuaries.
Students will also be expected to undertake qualifications in literacy, numeracy, ICT, first aid and personal development.

Qualification Aims
City & Guilds/NPTC Level 1 Certificate in Land Based Animal Care

Assessments/Examinations
Students will be observed and assessed on practical work undertaken while on placement to ensure that they are competent within the workplace.
A portfolio must be compiled and students are expected to gain evidence for their portfolios from a variety of sources.
Animal Care is achieved by portfolio completion, other qualifications achieved by portfolio or formal exam

Cost / Equipment
Tuition is free to under 18 years of age, but there are additional costs:
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  • £25.00 Materials
  • £50.00 Voluntary contribution towards travel costs
  • £102.50 Registration/certification (Registration and certification is free for students under 19 years)


Students will need to provide suitable protective footwear and waterproof clothing for the farm placement. It is essential that all candidates have a current Tetanus inoculation for health and safety requirements. Students will also need to provide suitable stationery for all theory lessons including pen, paper & folders etc.

Start Date
Sept 2010

Animal Care City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Work Based Learning

Price on request