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Animal Care

My Distance Learning College

Description

The course is designed to assist the student in understanding the basic needs of animals, from the information provided obtain a better understanding of the animal profile and then be able to identify problems. Students will then be able to comfortably understand animal breeds and at an early stage pass on any problems or information to vets or owners.

The course is not designed as a veterinary assistants course, but rather as a possible introduction to the field of animal care and hopefully in the future encourage you to consider a career in animal management.

This course covers working with a variety of animals, including:

  • Cats
  • Dogs
  • Horses
  • Birds
  • Rabbits
  • Reptiles and amphibians
  • Guinea pigs
  • Hamsters
  • Mice


Outcomes

On completion of your course, you will receive two qualifications:

Animal Care Diploma

Animal Care Diploma issued by My Distance Learning College, entitling you to use the letters SAC Dip after your name.

NCFE Level 3 Animal Care Award

This Course leads to an NCFE Level 3 Award Certificate for successful learners. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 3 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (in which case GCSE's are at levels 1 and 2 and A Levels are at level 3). In accrediting the program at level 3, NCFE attests that its learning outcomes are at an equivalent level to a level 3 national qualification.

This award has been designed by My Distance Learning College to meet specific learners' or employers' requirements. Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning program has been scrutinized and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited biannually by NCFE.


Assessment

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

course quick facts
course code DED9088
cost $460.00
estimated time to
complete course
126 Hours
course materials
available
265 Days