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Principles of Animal Care

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Barony Campus

Content

This course is for anyone who wishes to develop more knowledge of animal care and gain a college qualification. Learners are not required to find a work placement although animal experience would enhance the learning.

Our distance learning packs can be completed by anyone, irrespective of circumstances or locality. The course is delivered through 11 learning packs with assessments to complete and a personal tutor.

Content includes: Feeding and Watering Small Animals; Small Animal Accommodation; Health and Safety; Moving and Handling Animals; Training Animals; Working with Others; Health Care of Small Animals; Environmental Enrichment & Exercising Animals; Grooming Animals; Record Keeping; Companion Animal Anatomy.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. Interview.

Progression Routes

NC Animal Care or relevant SVQ

Start Date

Flexible

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

1 year

Department

Animal Care

Website

www.sruc.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals