Certificate in Practical Animal Care

Course overview

This free, five-day intensive course is a fantastic opportunity if you want to explore the possibilities of professionally working with animals, or want to learn how to better care for your own.

You will learn how to assess the physical state of animals through visual checks, and how to administer preventative care. You will be taught how to prepare appropriate housing for a range of species, and also how to assist with the catching and moving of some of our animals.Upon completion, you will gain a Certification in Vocational Studies.

Once you are enrolled on the course, we will provide you with a list of essential Personal Protective Equipment that you must have and wear every day while on your course.

*The tuition for this course is free. You are only required to pay for PPE.

You will learn

  • How to conduct visual checks of animals
  • How to administer preventative care
  • How to catch and move animals safely
Introduction

This free, five-day intensive course is a fantastic opportunity if you want to explore the possibilities of professionally working with animals, or want to learn how to better care for your own.

You will learn how to assess the physical state of animals through visual checks, and how to administer preventative care. You will be taught how to prepare appropriate housing for a range of species, and also how to assist with the catching and moving of some of our animals.Upon completion, you will gain a Certification in Vocational Studies.

Once you are enrolled on the course, we will provide you with a list of essential Personal Protective Equipment that you must have and wear every day while on your course.

*The tuition for this course is free. You are only required to pay for PPE.

Entry Level Certificate in Vocational Studies Entry 3 – Gateway Qualifications Limited
Reference: 60100266

You must be 19+ years old to enrol on this course. An enthusiasm for working with a range of animals is desired.

This is a standalone course, however, you may also be interested in following on with one of our Access to Higher Education courses.

Rachel’s story

Rachel began her studies with Capel Manor College on a foundation learning course, she then progressed onto animal care and management, studying Introduction to Animal Care (Level 1), the Animal Care Diploma (Level 2) and Animal Management Advanced Diploma (Level 3). Rachel is now undertaking a foundation degree in animal management and zoology. Rachel’s story