Barony Campus, Aberdeen Campus, Elmwood Campus, Oatridge Campus
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.
1 subject at National 5, a science subject preferred plus 3 subjects at National 4 preferably including English and Maths, or Principles of Animal Care, or NC Introduction to Animal Care, or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4 or 5. 1 week work experience.
HNC Animal Care