Animal Care Level 2

 

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Level 2

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80-120 Hours

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A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain a qualification without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life.  You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future.

 
Course Description

If you want to develop your knowledge of animal care so that you can embark on a new career or you are already working in a related field and want to improve your career prospects, then this is the course for you.

The animal care sector offers a fascinating range of career opportunities, whether you are looking to work for an animal welfare charity or your local pet shop.

The Distance Learning Animal Care course is a fully comprehensive course and will give you a full understanding of animal care, covering the practical, scientific, legal and ethical aspects involved with caring for animals.

On completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the main needs of an animal
  • Devise suitable feeding plans
  • Learn how to set up suitable accommodation
  • Handle animals in the correct way
  • Administer basic first aid procedures
  • Identify signs of ill health
  • Recognise normal and abnormal behaviours
  • Discuss the ethical, social and legal debates regarding animals and their care.
Previous Knowledge Required

You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy.

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

Support

You will receive the entire package of course materials in a single dispatch together with dedicated Tutor Support for 12 months.  All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course.

You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

Assessment

You must successfully complete a series of activities and assessments. Once all assessments and activities have been completed satisfactorily, you will then be awarded your certificate.  The good news is, there is no final exam.

Enrolment Fees

You can enrol online today by either paying in full or taking advantage of our easy payment plan.  The first instalment will be due one month following enrolment.

Payment Method            Version Initial Payment Monthly Instalment Total Payable
Pay in Full Paper £369.00 Nil £369.00
Instalment Option 1 Paper £216.00 £56.50 X 4 months £442.00
Instalment Option 2 Paper £110.50 £110.50 X 3 months £442.00

Please note the easy payment plan is not available to International Students.

Delivery costs are as follows:
UKFree Delivery
Europe£40.00
Rest of the World£65.00
Payment of delivery charges will be required before dispatch of your course.

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Module 1: Animal Feeding

  • Types of feeder
  • Nutritional requirements
  • Vitamins
  • Minerals
  • Choosing and preparing food
  • Quantity and timing of feeding
Module 2: Animal Accommodation
  • Housing requirements
  • Bedding materials
  • Fixtures and fittings
  • Cleaning and maintaining
  • Waste disposal
Module 3: Animal Health
  • Disease prevention
  • Common diseases of dogs, cats and rabbits
  • Endoparasites and ectoparasites
  • Signs of ill health
  • First aid procedures and remedies
Module 4: Handling, Restraining and Moving Animals
  • Why do we need to handle, restrain and move animals?
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Handling and restraint equipment
  • Reducing stress
Module 5: Animal Behaviour
  • Normal behaviour
  • Emotions
  • Specific species
  • Abnormal behaviour
  • Stereotypic behaviour
  • Observing behaviour
  • Methods and recording
  • Avoiding/reducing abnormal behaviour
  • Environmental enrichment
Module 6: Animals in Society
  • Welfare needs
  • How can we meet these needs?
  • The Animal Welfare Act 2006
  • Current legislation
  • Animals in production
  • Intensive farming
  • Free-range farming
  • Organic farming
  • Animals in sport
  • Animals as assistance
Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a level 2 NCFE Award certificate of achievement. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 2 on The Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (where level 2 and 3 courses are similar in difficulty to GCSEs and A Levels, respectively, and where level 4 courses are slightly more challenging than an A-level).

The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 2 (using Ofqual's QCF level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved. This course has been accredited under NCFE IIQ Licence by Open Study College which has been approved as an NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) centre to give formal recognition to courses.

NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators for England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. These are Ofqual (the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator in England); the Welsh Government and CCEA (the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment) in Northern Ireland.

 

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