Animal Care - Level 2 Course

5.0
4 opinions
  • Information provided was good and they offered interesting facilities and thanks for the overall knowledge. Excellent support was provided. I had a great experience.
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  • Good courses and assignments, lectures were also nice and engaging. Thanks for everything. It was good.
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  • Course structure was good and so was the content of the course. I enjoyed my experience and they offered quick guidance and everything was nice and sorted.
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£ 312 VAT inc.

Description

  • Typology

    Course

  • Methodology

    Distance Learning

  • Duration

    Flexible

  • Start

    Different dates available

Description

Approximate Study Time: 100 Hours (Self Study) - The Animal Care Level 2 Course is designed to provide you with all the basic skills and knowledge to enable you to successfully understand the care which a wide range of animals need. On successful completion of this course students will receive an accredited Level 2 Certificate Award.

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5.0
excellent
  • Information provided was good and they offered interesting facilities and thanks for the overall knowledge. Excellent support was provided. I had a great experience.
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  • Good courses and assignments, lectures were also nice and engaging. Thanks for everything. It was good.
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  • Course structure was good and so was the content of the course. I enjoyed my experience and they offered quick guidance and everything was nice and sorted.
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100%
4.6
excellent

Course rating

Recommended

Centre rating

Alexander Birlinger

5.0
15/07/2019
About the course: Information provided was good and they offered interesting facilities and thanks for the overall knowledge. Excellent support was provided. I had a great experience.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Alix Brown

5.0
13/07/2019
About the course: Good courses and assignments, lectures were also nice and engaging. Thanks for everything. It was good.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Gregory Morgan

5.0
12/07/2019
About the course: Course structure was good and so was the content of the course. I enjoyed my experience and they offered quick guidance and everything was nice and sorted.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Alexander Birlinger

5.0
11/09/2015
What I would highlight: I really enjoyed my course, especially because I am able to re-read information when necessary and there are also really interesting facts in this course. The support was excellent I haven't had any problems with my tutor and he replied very fast and was really nice to work with.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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2016
2015

All courses are up to date

The average rating is higher than 3.7

More than 50 reviews in the last 12 months

This centre has featured on Emagister for 11 years

Subjects

  • Nutrition
  • Basic
  • IT
  • Basic IT training
  • Basic IT
  • Basic Skills
  • Quality
  • Animal Care
  • Anatomy
  • Accredited
  • Quality Training
  • Housing
  • Skills and Training

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Course programme

The home study courses are split into the following Units:

  • Unit One –Getting Started

The following topics are covered: Introduction; Course structure; Benefits of this course; and Getting the most out of this course.

  • Unit Two –History & Pet Ownership

The following topics are covered: Domestication; Animals in the media; Classification of animals; Types of common pets; Choosing the right pet; and Therapeutic value.

  • Unit Three –Safety, Welfare, Health & Hygiene

The following topics are covered: Safety and zoonosis; Correct handling methods; Typical restraints; Vehicle safety; Micro-chips and other ID methods; Pet proofing; Animal rescue and welfare organisations; How to clean an pet’s bed/living areas; Dealing with pests and parasites; and Preventative health.

  • Unit Four –Anatomy & Physiology

The following topics are covered: Cells and tissues; Locomotion; Digestive system; Urinary system; Circulatory and respiratory systems; Reproductive system; Endocrine system; and Nervous system.

  • Unit Five –Animal First Aid

The following topics are covered: Aims; Handling and transport; Examination and history taking; ABC; Shock; Wounds and burns; Fractures; Poisoning and fitting; Diarrhoea and vomiting; Administering medication; and First-aid kit.

  • Unit Six –Dogs

The following topics are covered: Characteristics; Groups and breeds; Nutrition and exercise; Behaviour and training; Grooming and care; Breeding; and Common diseases.

  • Unit Seven –Cats

The following topics are covered: Characteristics; Groups and breeds; Nutrition and exercise; Behaviour and training; Grooming and care; Breeding; and Common diseases.

  • Unit Eight –Horses & Ponies

The following topics are covered: History and anatomy; Groups and breeds; Nutrition, housing and exercise; Behaviour and training; Grooming and care; Breeding; and Common diseases.

  • Unit Nine –Birds

The following topics are covered: Anatomy and characteristics; Cage or aviary; Seed eaters; Poultry; Birds of prey; and Common diseases.

  • Unit Ten –Fish

The following topics are covered: General care; Cold water fish; Tropical fish; Marine fish; Breeding; and Common diseases.

  • Unit Eleven –Snakes & Lizards

The following topics are covered: Housing and general care; Bearded Dragons; Geckos; Blue Tongued Skinks; Green Anoles; Corn Snakes; King and Milk Snakes; Ball Pythons; More difficult to keep reptiles; and Common diseases.

  • Unit Twelve –Tortoises, Turtles & Terrapins

The following topics are covered: Anatomy and characteristics; Housing and general care; Nutrition; Hibernation; Breeding; and Common diseases.

  • Unit Thirteen –Insects & Amphibians

The following topics are covered: Why have a creepy crawly as a pet?; Spiders and Scorpions; Stick and leaf insects; Praying mantis; Beatles, centipedes and millipedes; Snails, slugs and worms; Frogs and toads; and Common problems.

  • Unit Fourteen –Hamsters, Gerbil, Rats & Mice

The following topics are covered: Characteristics; Housing and general care; Nutrition, and exercise; Breeding; and Common diseases.

  • Unit Fifteen –Ferrets & Polecats

The following topics are covered: History and Characteristics; Groups and breeds; Nutrition, housing and exercise; Behaviour and training; Grooming and care; Breeding; and Common diseases.

  • Unit Sixteen –Rabbits & Guinea Pigs

The following topics are covered: Ownership and Characteristics; Groups and breeds; Anatomy; Nutrition, housing and exercise; Behaviour and training; Grooming and care; Breeding; and Common diseases.

  • Unit Seventeen –Chinchillas

The following topics are covered: What makes them different?; Nutrition, housing and exercise; Grooming and care; Breeding; and Common diseases.

  • Unit Eighteen – Wildlife

The following topics are covered: Safety; Types; What to do with injured wildlife; Orphans; and Should we keep wildlife as pets?.

Additional information

Course Format Paper Based Materials Payment Plan Option Spread the cost over 4 monthly payments. Approximate Self Study Time 100 Hours (Self Study) Initial Payment of

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Animal Care - Level 2 Course

£ 312 VAT inc.