About the Course
This full-time course is suitable for anyone who has a serious interest in the care and welfare of animals and who wishes to gain the knowledge necessary to run a small animal related business of their own.
The course covers subjects related specifically to management & specialist animal care or as preparation for self employment in this sector.You will study a wide range of subjects including Animals in Society, Work Experience, Applied Companion Animal Behaviour, Animal Care Drugs and Medicines, Animal Care Diagnostic Techniques, Getting Started in Business.
Applicants must hold a minimum of 2 Scottish Highers (CC)/1 A-Level Pass. If science is not offered at Higher/A level, it is a requirement at Standard/N5/GCSE level. 1 week related work experience.
Throughout the course you will develop:
- Skills to prepare you for employment in supervisory and management level jobs related to the Animal Care Industry.
- The knowledge necessary to run a small animal related business of your own.
- A range and depth of knowledge of specialist care and welfare requirements of a wide variety of species.