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Animal Care

Dundee and Angus College

Venues

Arbroath Campus

Content

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.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers preferably including a science subject or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.

Progression Routes

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.

Start Date

August

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Animal Care

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