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Introduction to Animal Care

Borders College

Venues

Newtown St Boswells Campus

Content

This full-time course is designed to give a taste of the different types of employment available in the land-based sector, with emphasis on Animal Care, and includes the following content: Work Experience, Core Skills, Assist with Maintaining Structures and Surfaces, Assist with the Care of Animals, Assist with the Movement of Animals, Animal Husbandry, Animal Record Keeping, Work Environment Maintenance, and Feeding and Watering Animals.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4 or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4 . Subject to satisfactory interview.

Progression Routes

Successful students may progress to the NC Animal Care, Horse Care or Agriculture courses

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

36 weeks

Department

Land and Animal Management

SCQF Level

4

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals