Animal Care (an Introduction) - Schools Academy


23 Aug 2024


04 Apr 2025

You will be given an introduction to identifying and caring for small animals which will cover: Identify basic characteristics of animals, Assist with the preparation and maintenance of accommodation for animals, Assist with the preparation and provision of food and water for animals. You will also gain an understanding of working safely, efficiently and effectively in a Land-based environment and will pick up employability skills

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Skills for Work Animal Care SCQF level 4


Part time 29 weeks over 1 academic year 2 days per week in College


Newtown St Boswells Campus

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Related Programmes you may move on to: Introduction to Rural Estate Maintenance, NC Animal Care, NPTS Level 1 Agriculture, SVQ Level 1 Horse Care

Course Content

Estate Maintenance: An Introduction Land-based Industries: An IntroductionEmployability Skills for Land-based Industries Animal Husbandry: An IntroductionAnimal Handling: An Introduction


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