Zoology Course Level 3 – Endorsed
Vocational qualification Level 2
Different dates available
Delivery of study materials
This online course in Zoology is primarily aimed at those students with a keen interest in working with animals. This distance learning Zoology course will provide those interested, with an insight into the animal kingdom and what it takes to become a zoologist. This distance learning course will provide students with the basics of anatomy & physiology, explore the taxonomic classification, osmo and thermo-regulation and much, much more.
The course can be completed from anyhere in the world. Online learning provides an ideal opportunity for anyone to enhance their knowledge in this exciting and very rewarding sector.
To take into account
To provide an up to date, comprehensive knowledge and skills appropriate to the conduct of a classroom support role specifically with special needs children, and to participation in a wide range of classroom support activities. Updated in line with 2014 legislation
Designed for people who wish to gain an understanding of principles and practice teaching / classroom assistant roles and gain an endorsed award relevant to employment.
Students looking to enrol onto this course should meet the following criteria: Be aged 16 Years or above Possess a solid knowledge of the english language Have access to a PC and the internet for the duration of the whole course Basic computer skills: e.g Word processing, emailing, uploading documents etc Have a genuine desire to succeed Students do not require a placement to complete this course.
ABC QLS – Level 3 Zoology Award – Certificate of Achievement At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course).
Students are able to enrol online at any time of the year. No specific enrolment dates.
Once your information is received one of our course advisers will provide you with further information via email or telephone.
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Achievements for this centre
What you'll learn on the course
- Child Protection
- Early Years
- Teaching Assistant
- Special Needs Teaching
- Special Needs Care
- Child Behaviour
- Special Education
- Child Protection
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Allocated Upon Enrolment
Learners will complete 6 units of study in total as listed below.
6 tutor marked assignments to complete
UNIT 1: ORGANISMS (AN INTRODUCTION TO THE LIVING WORLD)
- Life’s origins both chemically and biologically
- Historical development of cellular understanding
- Function of cells
- Metabolic process of the cell
UNIT 2: EVOLUTION, REPRODUCTION & MAINTENANCE OF SPECIES
- Inheritance diagrams
- Genetic inheritance
- Mendel’s theories of inheritance
- Historical evolutionary theories
- Darwinian evolutionary theory
- Reproductive strategies
UNIT 3: TAXONOMY & SIMPLE ORGANISMS
- Hierarchy of animal complexity and body shape
- Classifying organisms
- Simple unicellular organisms
- Advantages and disadvantages of unicellular and simple multicellular organisms
UNIT 4: COMPLEX INVERTEBRATES
- Mollusca group
- Members of the annelid
- Hexapod groups
- Species of crustacea
- Echinoderm group
UNIT 5: COMPLEX VERTEBRATES
- Biology of fishes
- Reptiles and amphibians
- Requirements for a species to be classified as a bird
- Mammal group
UNIT 6: MAINTAINING LIFE IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM
- Skeletal systems in the natural world
- Animal’s internal environment
- Methods of digestion and nutrition in organisms
- Nervous system and its role
Learners will be required to complete a series of tutor marked assignments ( normally 1 after each unit) as they progress through this course. Each assignment will contain a variety of tasks/questions. These assignments are assessed by your tutor to monitor progress. You will be provided with constructive feedback to help you in completing each unit to the required standard.