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Animal Care SVQ at SCQF Level 5

Level: SCQF 5

Available at these campuses: Oatridge

About the Course

Animal First Aid

This qualification is a work-based qualification for those employed in the animal care industry such as boarding kennel, cattery, dog grooming parlour or animal welfare centre.

It is aimed at those who are new to the industry.

Course Duration: 12 months work-based learning

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be employed within the industry or have an employer who would be willing to employ them. Satisfactory standard of literacy and numeracy is required.

Course Content

A range of topics will be covered during the course including providing feed and water to animals, exercise opportunities for animals, preparing and bathing dogs, establishing and maintaining animals within their accommodation, controlling and restraining animals and promoting and maintaining the health and well-being of animals.