About the Course
This 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
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.
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.