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Animal Care

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Barony Campus, Aberdeen Campus, Elmwood Campus, Oatridge Campus

Content

This course provides sound practical experience and theory in working with a wide range of animals. The course is suitable for anyone looking to increase their knowledge and develop their practical skills with animals.

The main themes of the course are: Small Animal Feeding, Health Care, Safe Working Practices, Anatomy and Physiology of Mammals, Animal Accommodation and Handling, Reptile and Amphibian Care, Ornamental Fish Care and Avian Care.

Entry Requirements

1 subject at National 5, a science subject preferred plus 3 subjects at National 4 preferably including English and Maths; or NC Introduction to Animal Care or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4 or 5. 1 week work experience.

Progression Routes

HNC Animal Care

Start Date

September

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Animal Care

SCQF Level

5

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