City & Guilds Skills for Working Life (Animals) Entry-Level 3
Get started in the small animal care industry by learning the basics on a practical and academic level.
Use your natural nurturing skills as you learn how to care for animals. You will become skilled in small animal maintenance and welfare, learning how to recognise their anatomy and check if a small animal is healthy. You will also assist with the handling and restraint of small animals, and become familiar with the different types of housing and bedding necessary for certain small animals.
Who is this course for?
Units / Modules
You will study a range of units designed to develop your skills, including:
- Small animal maintenance
- Small animal welfare
- Small animal anatomy
Benefits / Skills
- Recognise the body parts of small animals, types of housing and bedding
- You will be able to check that a small animal is healthy
- Assist with the care and grooming of small animals
- Catch and restrain small animals
Career ProgressionProgression may include a Level 1 qualification or relevant employment.
1 year full-time
Course Fee (16-18)
Undertake practicals with a variety of different species
Taught by industry professionals