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Advanced Diploma in Animal Care - Level 3
Get on board this course to learn everything there is to get into the animal care industry or to start up your own animal care business. This course, with its highly detailed modules, is set to extensively educate you on animals, their health and behaviours to turn your love for animals into a thriving business or career. All you need to follow up in this course is a recognised qualification at Level 2 or above in a related disciple, and watch how this course guides you on providing high quality animal care services.
This course will present you with the various animal behaviour patterns, abnormal behaviour and body languages to help you treat and respond to the animals accordingly. The healthcare aspect of animal care will then be given due attention though this course, after which the methods and techniques to ensure the wellbeing of animals will be relayed. You will also be sizably taught on all domesticated pets and their needs to distinguish you from the other professionals within the industry.
This course is set to equip you with the practical skills needed to look after animals effectively. Just like humans, animals too are prone to certain common diseases. It is important as an animal carer to be aware of these diseases to provide appropriate support for the animals and to avoid the diseases from spreading. Therefore, this course will also enlighten you on the various common diseases in animals and on the medical assistance that has to be provided in such situations.
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Global Edulink* has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink* to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
*South London College is an approved reselling partner for ABC Awards courses under Global Edulink
*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wale
What Will I Learn?
- Gain a clear understanding of animal behaviour. Have an opportunity to learn and study more about animal behaviour patterns, abnormal behaviour, and reading body language and so on.
- Become confident in animal health care. If you want to turn your passion into profession learning about animal health care is essential.
- Gain practical skills of looking after animals professionally. Learn about domesticated pets and their needs.
- Gain insight into promoting the wellbeing of animals.
- Develop your skills and knowledge and learn how to apply them as a carer or when running a pet business.
1: Dog Behaviors
2: Dogs Learning
3: Body Languages
4: A Dogs Eye View
5: How Cats Behaviour Develops As They Grow
6: Abnormal Cats Behavior
7: Reading Cats Body Language
8: Distinctive Cat Sounds
9: Cats Health Care
10: Different Breeds Of Rabbits Guinea Pigs
11: Rabbit Or Guinea Pig Needs
12: Different Breeds Of Hamsters Gerbils Mice Exotic Rats
13: General Tips On Caring For Birds
14: Recognizing Common Diseases And Preventing Spread
15: How To Care For Fish
16: Recognizing Disease And What To Do
18: Diseases On Reptiles
The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.
Method of Assessment
This online course will be evaluated through written assignments. In order to complete this programme successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course). Course Code: QLS-03593
Awarding body (Accreditation)
ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers. Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
Who is this course for?
- Individuals who want to gain in-depth knowledge on animal behaviour
- Individuals who are animal lovers and want to run their own animal business
- Pet carer, pet sitting services
- Anyone who has a deep interest in animal care
- Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
- A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.
- Pet Care Pro
- Pet Care Associate
- Dog Walker
- Pet Care Specialist
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