This online SRUC certificate is for anyone wanting to develop their knowledge of all aspects of the animal care sector.

Schools are encouraged to enrol students who want to learn specific vocational skills, which include feeding, housing, caring for and training small animals. The course also addresses some key transferable skills like communication, information processing, and health and safety.

The course, offered to those in S4, S5 and S6, is delivered by distance learning and can be completed by anyone, irrespective of location.

This course offers an excellent introduction to animal care and can act as an important first step on a career ladder. SRUC offers a number of full time courses in Animal Care for future progression.

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