Level 1 Certificate in Animal Care

Overview

WHAT DOES THE SUBJECT INCLUDE?

 

The course consists of the following units:

 

  • Safe and effective practices in land-based industries
  • Develop performance in land-based industries
  • Assist with the handling and restraint of animals
  • Assist with feeding and watering animals
  • Assist with the preparation and maintenance of animal accommodation
  • Assist with maintaining the health and wellbeing of animals
  • Assist with the care of animals

 

Additional courses:

  • Enrichment activities (may include: Performing Arts, Sport)
  • Tutorials
  • Literacy and Numeracy

WHAT IS THE STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE?

The course is very practical and hands on with lots of chance to develop skills in a practical environ­ment. Both skills and knowledge are assessed throughout the year by the completion of assignments.  You will also complete a period of work experience during the course of the year. There are a variety of external visits which form part of your study programme and you will be appointed a personal tutor for the duration of the course.

 

 

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IS THIS COURSE FOR ME?

You will need to be interested in working with small animals and motivated to complete the course.

WHAT ARE THE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS?

A minimum of four GCSE’s at grade 2 or below or an equivalent qualification.

More information about this course is available here:

L1 Animal Care Walford

What does this subject include?

This course consists of a selection of the following units:

  • Safe and effective practices in land-based industries
  • Develop performance in land-based industries
  • Assist with the handling and restraint of animals
  • Assist with feeding and watering animals
  • Assist with the preparation and maintenance of animal accommodation
  • Assist with maintaining the health and wellbeing of animals
  • Assist with the care of animals

What is the structure of the course?

The course is very practical and hands-on with lots of chance to develop skills in a practical environ­ment. Both skills and knowledge are assessed throughout the year by the completion of assignments.  You will also complete a period of work experience during the course of the year. There are a variety of external visits which form part of your study programme and you will be appointed a personal tutor for the duration of the course.

What are the entry requirements?

You will need to be interested in working with small animals and motivated to complete the course as well as:

  • A minimum of four GCSEs at grade 2 or below or an equivalent qualification.

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