iPet Network Level 3 Award in Canine Emergency First Aid

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This Ofqual-regulated qualification will give you everything you need to successfully deal with dogs in need of emergency treatment. Covering the most common emergencies, you’ll learn how to treat injuries, dress wounds and handle everything from allergic reactions to stings, poisoning, choking, seizures, CPR, hypothermia and more.

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Course Information

You’ll gain a broad understanding of the field, including canine emergency
first aid skills, knowledge of when to call in the vet, how to dress wounds, a
clear understanding of who can administer canine emergency first aid and the
classification of emergencies.

Ideal for people already working in canine-related industries – dog groomers,
trainers or kennel assistants for example. This course gives you exactly the
right blend of practical skills and theory to deal with canine emergencies.

How to get to us


Students can travel from East Leeds to Temple Newsam via the FlexiBus and it
will bring you directly into the estate. The bus can be ordered 1 hour before it
is required and operates between 7am- 7pm Monday – Saturday. Fares start from
just £1.20. You can learn more about the designated routes, booking information
and the FlexiBus app via their website.

East Leeds | Metro (wymetro.com)

Alternative bus services that run in the area include the 19 and 19A. It is a
short walk from the bus stop to the college buildings.

Campus bus:

The campus bus will run from Leeds bus station directly to Temple Newsam
every day. It will cost £5 per week and is only bookable once the learner

By train:

Temple Newsam is located 1.9 miles from Cross Gates train station, an
approximate 35-minute walk.

By car:

From the M1 take junction 46. Temple Newsam is a short drive from this exit,
there is on-site parking available.


Entry Requirements


Career Progression

Learners who complete this qualification may wish to undertake further studies within the department such as the Dog Walking and Pet Sitting for Professionals iPet Award Level 3. You can even undertake a full-time animal management course.

Course Details


1 day

Course Code


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