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The Animal Management course is suitable for various different careers working with animals.
The course is relevant for anyone wanting to learn more about good husbandry and care for companion animals.
Learn about the husbandry and welfare of a variety of animals including how best to ensure expression of behaviour through environmental enrichment methods.
The subject of Animal Ethics is included as an additional module in this course.
Continued Professional Development
This course counts for 72 hours CPD
The Animal Body & Nutrition
Module 1 of the Animal Management Course studies the body systems of the animal. Nutrition is also covered by exploring the chemical components which make up foodstuffs and their function in the body.
Animal Disease & Hygiene
This module explores animal disease, the causes of disease and how to prevent disease transmission through basic hygiene and careful use of chemical cleansing materials.
Care of Small Animals (Mammals & Birds)
Learn about the well-being of birds and small animals. This module focuses on health and maintenance of health through environmental enrichment, observational techniques and basic grooming. Animals included are: The rabbit, the degu, rat, mouse, jerd, gerbil, chinchilla, guinea pig and small birds.
Companion Animals & Accommodation
This module starts with which animals may be kept in the UK as companion animals and, how animals are regarded as a ‘product’ for which stocks must be maintained.
Gain an understanding of animal accommodation according to the animal’s biology and not according to standard methods of housing design and size.
Care of the Cat & the Dog
This module is dedicated to the most common companion animals: The cat and the dog. Their well-being is considered through environmental enrichment according to the species’ needs, nutrition and there is section dedicated to caring for and understanding the older cat and dog.
Care of the Reptile & Invertebrate
This module deals with the care of reptiles - one of the animal types that suffer most from neglect and ignorance. A different approach to their accommodation is given with the view to permitting proper expression of behaviour according to an understanding of their biology.
Welfare, Rights & Ethics
This module explores the differences between Animal Rights & Animal Welfare.
Learn about the roles of various animal care organisations in the UK
£230 followed by 3 x monthly payments of £90.
(Course cost is all inclusive of tutoring fees, assessments, materials and course registration)