Companion Animal Anatomy and Physiology, Small Animal Nutrition, Animal Welfare, Companion Animal Handling and First Aid, Small Animal Health and Disease, Animal Behaviour, Small Animal Breeding, Livestock Production Systems, Avian Care, Creating a Culture of Customer Care, Information Technology, Communication and a Graded Unit examination. Final unit list currently under SQA review.
2 Highers preferably including a science subject or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.
Many progress to HND Animal Care and some to degree courses including animal science or veterinary nursing. Career prospects include: SSPCA, dog wardens, boarding establishments, veterinary practices, zoos.