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.

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.

 

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 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.