Part time Animal Welfare AC083

Vocational qualification

In Dorchester

£ 200 + VAT

Description

  • Typology

    Vocational qualification

  • Location

    Dorchester

  • Duration

    21 Days

Description

This level C unit will equip the student with sufficient underpinning knowledge to begin the process of evaluating current debates surrounding the concept of animal welfare. Techniques for the objective assessment of welfare in the context of the provision of the five freedoms will be discussed and detail in relation to the neurophysiology of pain explored. Students consider the subjective.

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Location

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Dorchester (Dorset)
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DT2 8PY

Starts

On request

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Course programme


Animal Welfare AC083
QualificationCollege Certificate
Qualification Level
Level : 4
What do these levels mean?

Duration :1 morning / week for 21 weeks

Times :21 x Monday; 11.00 am - 12.30 pm

Dates :Delivered as a Unit within the Foundation Degree course

Run by : Animal Care Department.
Tutor : Dr Fiona Roberts

Awarding Body
Bournemouth University

Is it right for me?
This level C unit will equip the student with sufficient underpinning knowledge to begin the process of evaluating current debates surrounding the concept of animal welfare. Techniques for the objective assessment of welfare in the context of the provision of the five freedoms will be discussed and detail in relation to the neurophysiology of pain explored. Students consider the subjective nature of welfare in both a cultural and global context.

What qualifications will I need?
GCSEs in Maths, English and evidence of studying a qualification to S level.

What will I be learning about?
Topics covered will include:
  • Subjective and objective assessment of welfare
  • The five freedoms
  • Biological function and welfare
  • Human and animal interactions
  • Global and cultural differences
  • Welfare agencies and enforcement

What is involved?
This course will be delivered over 2 terms for 1.5 hours a week.

Where will it take me?
Students may undertake other units within the Animal Behaviour and Welfare or Equine Behaviour and Welfare programme. It is recognised within APL as a level C 20 credit unit (10 credits ECTS)

What materials are required?
Practical clothing, overalls, waterproofs, steel toe'capped safety boots, basic stationery. Tetanus protection is recommended.

What is next?
Other units within the Animal Behaviour and Welfare or Equine Behaviour and Welfare curriculum.

How will I be assessed?
There are written assignments

How much will it cost?
£200

Money Matters

Part time Animal Welfare AC083

£ 200 + VAT