City & Guilds Skills for Working Life (Animals) Entry-Level 3

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Get started in the small animal care industry by learning the basics on a practical and academic level.

Course Information

Use your natural nurturing skills as you learn how to care for animals. You
will become skilled in small animal maintenance and welfare, learning how to
recognise their anatomy and check if a small animal is healthy. You will also
assist with the handling and restraint of small animals, and become familiar
with the different types of housing and bedding necessary for certain small
animals.


Transport to Temple Newsam


There is a campus bus organised by the department, this departs at 8.40am
from Leeds Bus Station and picks learners up at 4.30pm. The bus is payable
onboard or termly, the cost is £5 per learner per week. Learners can book the
bus when they have enrolled on a course with us. For learners on bursary they
will be issued a free bus pass once their bursary application is
assessed.

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Who is this course for?

This qualification is for learners who aim to gain employment within the animal care industry, progress to an apprenticeship or a high-level animal management qualification.

Units / Modules

You will study a range of units designed to develop your skills, including:

  • Small animal maintenance
  • Small animal welfare
  • Small animal anatomy

Benefits / Skills

  • Recognise the body parts of small animals, types of housing and bedding
  • You will be able to check that a small animal is healthy
  • Assist with the care and grooming of small animals
  • Catch and restrain small animals

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements.

Career Progression

Progression may include a Level 1 qualification or relevant employment.

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Course Details

Duration

1 year full-time

Study Type

Full time

Start Date

09/09/2024

Course Code

78007-01

Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

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Course Facts

Trips and Opportunities

Undertake practicals with a variety of different species

Attendance

Taught by industry professionals

School of Animal Care & Land Management
Leeds City College
Leeds City College