This qualification has been designed to provide learners with the knowledge and understanding to pursue a career in canine care. Learners will understand the basics of canine anatomy, physiology and behaviour and will be able to provide care, including physical enrichment for canines in their care. This course is suitable for: Anyone who has an interest in dogs and wants to learn more about their care and training. Individuals who are already working with canines for example in Kennels or Veterinary Practices. Individuals who would like to either work with dogs or set up their own canine related business for example pet sitting or dog walking.
You will study a combination of the following units depending on your chosen pathway: Caring for a Dog Dog Anatomy, Physiology and Behaviour Canine First Aid Dog Sports Dog Training Methods Employment Preparation Enrichment for Dogs
You’ll learn in fantastic facilities and be taught by a top team of talented staff We pride ourselves on providing a supportive environment. Our class sizes are smaller to ensure that you receive the time and attention you deserve to succeed Our teaching team have links with several industry specialists and you’ll undertake a relevant work placement to support your studies and prepare you with the skills for success in the world of work. We have an exciting programme of enrichment and guest speakers and our intention is to undertake education visits.
There are no formal academic requirements.
You can apply using our online application form and clicking the Apply Now button at the top of this page. For more information support with your enquiry or application please contact Student Services by emailing email@example.com or by calling 01709 513355.
On successful completion of the Level 1 Award in Dog Training and Husbandry, learners may progress onto a Level 2 Animal Care or Dog Grooming qualification.
Level 2 Dog Grooming Level 2 Animal Care
Those aged 19 or over may not need to pay fees depending on their circumstances. Find out if you qualify here. If you need further advice or guidance please contact the Enquiries Team on 01709 513355.
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