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Animal Care NC

Level: SCQF 5

Available at these campuses: Aberdeen, Barony, Elmwood, Oatridge

About the Course

Animal Care NCThis course provides sound practical experience and theory in working with a wide range of animals. The course is suitable for anyone looking to increase their knowledge and develop their practical skills with animals.

Course Duration: 1 academic year



Entry Requirements

Applicants are normally expected to have a minimum of 3 National 4s (preferably including English and Maths) plus 1 National 5 (preferably including a Science subject), and 1 week relevant work experience. Or successful completion of Introduction to Animal Care will be considered.

Course Content

The main themes of the course are: Small Animal Feeding, Health Care, Safe Working Practices, Anatomy and Physiology of Mammals, Animal Accommodation and Handling, Reptile and Amphibian Care, Ornamental Fish Care and Avian Care.