The Animal Welfare course is highly suitable for those who want to follow a career working with companion animals in the animal charity sector. This course is also suitable for various careers in the pet sitting, pet boarding and veterinary care sector.
This course is also of benefit to anyone who wants to learn more about about how to provide the highest standards of care for a variety of animals kept as pets.
The course deals with the most popular companion animals including: Canines, felines, birds, reptiles, small animals and invertebrate.
Gain a thorough understanding about animal care and welfare, nutrition and the most effective ways of providing environmental enrichment in order to ensure proper expression of behaviour.
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Continued Professional Development
This course counts for 130 hours CPD
The Animal Body & Nutrition
Module 1 of this Animal Welfare Course is all about understanding body systems. The subject of nutrition is also explored as a part of how foods are important for various functions in different companion animals.
Animal Disease & Hygiene
Ensuring high standards of hygiene when caring for animals is essential to avoid the spread of disease. This module explores how best to prevent disease and illness transmission.
Care of Small Animals (Mammals & Birds)
The care of small mammals and birds is the subject of this module. Learn about the care and welfare (including grooming, environmental enrichment, etc) of rabbits, degus, mice, jerds, chincillas, gerbils, small birds and guinea pigs.
Companion Animals & Accommodation
Learn about the importance of providing more than adequate accommodation for a variety of companion animals. Animal accommodation is a very important aspect of animal care and this module explores how to ensure that this is provided in the best interests of the animals living in the accommodation.
Care of the Cat & the Dog
Learn about the care and welfare of canines and felines. This module includes health checks, nutrition, environmental enrichment, exercise and how to care for and understand older dogs and cats.
Care of the Reptile & Invertebrate
Reptiles are now very common companion animals. They require very specific care and this module is all about looking after reptiles and invertebrates including how best to accommodate them.
Please contact us if you would like to enrol WITHOUT the practical placement
£325 followed by 5 x monthly payments of £90 (includes optional practical)
(Course cost is all inclusive of tutoring fees, assessments, materials and course registration)