Small Animal Course

Small Animal Care & Welfare

Small Animal Care & Welfare

Course Price:  £449

£230 followed by 3 x monthly payments of £90.

(Course cost is all inclusive of tutoring fees, assessments, materials and course registration)

Course Accreditation

QLS-01988


Small Animal Care and Welfare Diploma Level 3

  • The Small Animal Course provides valuable information for those wishing to work with small animals as well as those interested in the general care, behaviour & welfare of rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, rats, mice, gerbils, jirds, degus, chinchillas, chipmunks & ferrets. 
  • This training is relevant for anyone wanting to work hands-on with animals, for example in an animal charity, pet shop, as an Animal Care Assistant, Inspector, Animal Welfare Officer and more.

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Continued Professional Development

This course counts for 60 hours CPD


Module 1

The Animal Body and Nutrition 

Module 1 of the Small Animal Course provides an understanding of the anatomy and physiology of small animals and information about the requirements of the small animal digestive system. Learn how the digestive system is structured to meet its function.

Gain an understanding of feeding in terms of what to feed small animals & why such food is correct. 


Module 2

Rabbit & Guinea Pig Care and Welfare

Learn about the care, behaviour and welfare of rabbits and guinea pigs. This comprehensive module explores the essential aspects of care, behaviour, environmental enrichment, health checks, welfare and more.

Learn how to provide the best possible environment for rabbits and guinea pigs; from accommodation to the need for expression of natural behaviour.


Module 3

Care and Welfare of Hamsters, Rats and Mice

Learn about the care, behaviour and welfare of hamsters, rats and mice. This comprehensive module explores the essential aspects of care, behaviour, environmental enrichment, health checks, welfare and more.

Learn how to provide the best possible environment for hamsters, rats and mice; from accommodation to the need for expression of natural behaviour.


Module 4

Care and Welfare of Gerbils, Jirds and the Degu

Learn about the care, behaviour and welfare of gerbils, jirds and degus. This comprehensive module explores the essential aspects of care, behaviour, environmental enrichment, health checks, welfare and more.

Learn how to provide the best possible environment; from accommodation to the need for expression of natural behaviour.

 


Module 5

Care and Welfare of the Chinchilla and the Chipmunk

Learn about the care, behaviour and welfare of chinchillas and chipmunks. This comprehensive module explores the essential aspects of care, behaviour, environmental enrichment, health checks, welfare and more.

Learn how to provide the best possible environment; from accommodation to the need for expression of natural behaviour.


Module 6

Care and Welfare of the Ferret

Learn about the care, behaviour and welfare of ferrets. This comprehensive module explores the essential aspects of care, behaviour, environmental enrichment, health checks, welfare and more.

Learn how to provide the best possible environment for ferrets; from accommodation to the need for expression of natural behaviour.

Free with this course 2 ebooks - over 600 pages of exclusive content - Volunteering with Animals and Working with Animals, compiled and written by the Animal Jobs Direct team of animal care professionals.

£449

 £230 followed by 3 x monthly payments of £90.

(Course cost is all inclusive of tutoring fees, assessments, materials and course registration)

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