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Animal Care

Borders College

Venues

Newtown St Boswells Campus

Content

You will study topics including Animal Behaviour and Welfare, Companion Animal Anatomy and Physiology, Companion Animal Handling and First Aid, Small Animal Health and Disease, and Small Animal Nutrition. In practical classes you will undertake routine health care, feeding and handling techniques with a range of small animals.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers at C or above including a science subject or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Applicants with an NC from another college will be subject to an Animal Care skills test.

Progression Routes

Successful students showing a high degree of motivation may apply to higher education to study veterinary nursing or zoology. Examples of possible employment opportunities include careers with SSPCA, boarding establishments, managing animal related businesses or working in a veterinary practice.

Start Date

August

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

36 weeks

Department

Land and Animal Management

SCQF Level

7

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals