Animal Care SCQF Level 6 - FT


19 Aug 2024


13 Jun 2025

This course is aimed at students who wish to work in the animal care sector and who want to gain a greater knowledge of potential pathways.This will allow students to gain skills to further progress into Higher Education courses such as Veterinary Nursing,Animal Sciences and Agriculture.The students may also be able to progress into specialised roles such as animal nutritionist,AI technician or within pet and agricultural services.

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Full time course over 36 weeks2.5 days in college


Newtown St Boswells campus

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Entry requirements

Completion of NC Animal care or similar Level 5 qualification

Progression opportunities

Progression may be possible toHNC Animal Care HNC Veterinary NursingHNC Agriculture

Career Prospects

Working in the animal care sector

Course Content

Animal Care: BreedingLivestock Husbandry, health and welfareHorse healthFirst aid for animalsAnimal diet and nutrtionVeterinary nursing:essential nursing skillsCustomer relationshipsATV useHandling and restraining animals


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