Animal Care - HND


26 Aug 2024


13 Jun 2025

HND in Animal Care (SCQF level 8) builds on the knowledge and skills of the HNC Animal Care and also covers breeding, genetics and research skills.This qualification covers areas such as Animal Behaviour, Animal Welfare, Companion Animal Anatomy and Physiology, Companion Animal Handling and First Aid, Small Animal Nutrition, Land-based Research and Academic Skills, Small Animal Breeding, DNA and Genetics, Small Animal Husbandry, Animals in Society, Applied Companion Animal Behaviour, Small Animal Health and Disease, Small Animal Parasitology, and Animal Care Ethics.

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HND Animal Care


36 weeks full time. 2 to 3 days blended classroom and online learning plus work placement


Newtown St Boswells and online

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Entry requirements

HNC Animal Care pass at A or B

Progression opportunities

Degree level study or vocational qualifications.


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