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Animal Care

Dundee and Angus College

Venues

Arbroath Campus

Content

Feeding, Accommodation and Handling, Small Animal Breeding and Neonatal Care, Safe Working Practices, Reptiles and Amphibians, Ornamental Fish and Avian Care, Anatomy and Physiology; and Parasitology. Practical classes include routine health care and feeding along with handling of animals such as rabbits, guinea pigs, rats, hamsters, ferrets, birds and reptiles.

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 5 and 1 at National 4; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4 or 5. Interview.

Progression Routes

Boarding establishments, SSPCA, Guide Dogs and pet shops. Graduates often apply to progress to HNC Animal Care (see separate requirements).

Start Date

August

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Animal Care

SCQF Level

5

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals