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Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Animal Care with Official Certification
This course is endorsed under ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.
Have an exciting career in the animal care industry. The Advanced Diploma in Animal Care – Level 3 is geared at pet lovers. The course is extensive and offers in-depth knowledge on animal behaviour, health and how to care for a range of pets including dog, cat and rabbits. It is a highly fulfilling career that is suitable for people in the animal industry or for individuals who want to gain insight into becoming professional animal carers. The training is hands-on and will enable individuals to be confident in their job role, and develop the necessary skills to run their own animal care business.
If you enjoy being around animals and you feel that you have natural confidence then you will find this training insightful. Learn about animal behaviour patterns, distinctive sounds and their body language to gauge what the animal is trying to express. It is the perfect choice of course for individuals with a love for animals and wants to take their career to the next level in the animal care industry.
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.
*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA /Qualification Wales
What is covered in this course?
- 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.
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.
Course Curriculum (Type Of Course Material: Text)
Module 1: Dog Behaviors
Module 2: Dog’s learning
2.1 Dogs and learning
2.2 Juniors and seniors
2.3 digging, chewing, and more!
Module 3: Body Languages
3.1 Body language
3.3 Body language reference table
3.4 Smells and sniffing
3.5 Urine and faces
3.6 Vocal language
Module 4: A dog's eye view
4.4 Scent Marking
4.6 Issues at feeding time
Module 5: How cats' behaviour develops as they grow
5.1 How cats' behaviour develops as they grow
5.2 How cats learn
5.3 Feeding time rules
5.4 Sleeping and biological rhythms
5.5 Sexual behaviour
5.6 Maternal instincts
Module 6: Abnormal Cat’s Behavior
6.1 Peculiarities of certain breeds
6.2 When play is not play
6.3 Antisocial urination
6.4 Differentiating instinct from conditioning
6.5 Differentiating between behavioral and health issues
Module 7: Reading Cat’s Body Language
7.1 Reading body language
7.2 Sense of smell
7.3 Sense of hearing
Module 8: Distinctive cat sounds
8.1: Distinctive cat sounds
8.2: What's she trying to tell me?
Module 9: Cat’s Health Care
9.1 Understanding aggression and how to deal with it
9.3 House training
9.4 Excessive vocalization
9.6 Preventative health care
9.7 Responsible ownership
9.8 Effects of ageing
Module 10: Different Breeds of Rabbits & Guinea Pigs
10.1 Different breeds
10.2 Common problems and diseases
10.3 Providing an adequate living environment
Module 11: Rabbit or Guinea Pig Needs
11.1 Usual care needed
Module 12: Different Breeds of Hamsters, Gerbils, and Mice & Exotic Rats
12.1 Different breeds
12.2 Understanding behavior
12.3 Common problems and diseases
12.4 Providing an adequate living environment
12.5 Usual care needed
Module 13: General tips on caring for birds
13.1 General tips on caring for birds
13.2 Small birds
13.3 Larger birds & birds of prey
13.5 The parrot family
13.6: Recognizing common diseases and preventing spread
Module 14: Recognizing common diseases and preventing spread
14.1: Recognizing common diseases and preventing spread
Module 15: How to care for fish
15.1 How to care for fish
15.2 Tropical fish
15.3 Coldwater fish
15.4 Marine fish
Module 16: Recognizing disease and what to do
16.1: Recognizing disease and what to do
Module 17: Reptiles
17.1 How to care for reptiles
17.2 Challenges of keeping reptiles as pets
17.3 Turtles, terrapins & tortoises
17.4 Snakes & lizards
Module 18: Diseases on Reptiles
18.1: Recognizing disease and what to do
Method of Assessment
This online program will be evaluated through written assignments. In order to complete this program successfully and gain your professional qualification, 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
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.
What's special about us
- No Hidden Fees
- Efficient and effective customer service for all your queries
- Endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme
- Get a 30% discount when you pay the full amount at once. This includes the course fee, assessment fee and certificate fee.
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
- There are no formal pre-requisites for this course
- You should be passionate about animals and have some knowledge and experience with working as a pet sitter or having your own pet animals
- Pet Sitter
- Pet Groomer
- Dog Walker
- Pet Care Assistant
Questions and answers
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Does this course meets the higher welfare requirements of animal boarding licences from OFQUAL? If so do you have the OFQUAL code please
Yes, Kindly note that Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Animal Care with Official Certification Endorsed Certificate by ABC Awards | Ofqual Regulated Vocational Qualification | QLS-03593.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Answer not making complete sense. I quote " " Is COURSE "endorsed by (an??) ABC Awards"? & You said "it has the quality and standard." -of what?
Dear Sir/Ma'am Thank you very much for your query. It is Endorsed by ABC Awards. Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA /Qualification Wales. However ABC Awards is a Ofqual regulated awarding body but the course is not individually regulated by Ofqual. Since the certification is endorsed by an ABC Awards it has the quality and standard. Regards, Student Support Team.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
dogwalker & claire asked about OFQUAL number. Have been on the OFQUAL site. are you the 100% sure the OFQUAL number is QLS-03593 ?
Dear Sir/Ma'am Thank you very much for your query. 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. ABC Awards is a Ofqual regulated awarding body but the course is not individually regulated by Ofqual. Since the certification is endorsed by an ABC Awards it has the quality and standard.Hurry up to grab the discount as it ends soon. Regards, Student Support Team.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
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