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Animal Welfare Diploma Course

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  • 150 hours of study
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Animal Welfare Diploma Course

What Will You Learn?

Dogs, cats, rabbits and snakes, they make great pets but if you intend to care for any of these animals properly or if they are already a part of your family and you want to look after their welfare, then you need this course. Study the Animal Welfare Diploma Course and you’ll gain the knowledge that will ensure your pet is happy, healthy and safe.

Providing a home to a pet is beneficial to the animal but it works both ways, as pet ownership offers many benefits. The Animal Welfare Diploma Course lists these benefits, such as a stress reduction and an increase in the exercise you take. You’ll also learn about the...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1 – Introduction to Pet Ownership and Animal Welfare
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: The Benefits of Pet Ownership
  • Part 2: Legal Requirements of Pet Ownership
  • Part 3: The Five Freedoms of Animal Welfare
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2 – Handling and Restraining
  • Part 1: Handling and Restraining
  • Part 2: Restraining Cats
  • Part 3: Restraining Rabbits
  • Part 4: Restraining Aids
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3 – Housing Requirements
  • Part 1: Housing Requirements for the Dog
  • Part 2: Housing Requirements for the Cat
  • Part 3: Problems Associated with Improper Housing
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4 – Health Plans in Dogs and Cats
  • Part 1: Health Plans in Dogs
  • Part 2: Health Plans for Cats
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5 – Health Plans for Rabbits and Snakes
  • Part 1: Health Plans in Rabbits
  • Part 2: Health Plans for Snakes
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6 – First Aid in Domestic Animals
  • Part 1: Emergencies
  • Part 2: CPR
  • Part 3: Bandaging Techniques Used in First Aid
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7 – Poisoning in Domestic Animals
  • Part 1: What is a Poison?
  • Part 2: Common Poisons and Treatments
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8 – Signs of Good Health
  • Part 1: The Healthy Dog
  • Part 2: The Healthy Cat
  • Part 3: The Healthy Rabbit
  • Part 4: The Healthy Snake
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9 – Signs of Ill Health
  • Part 1: The Unhealthy Dog
  • Part 2: The Unhealthy Cat
  • Part 3: The Unhealthy Rabbit
  • Part 4: The Unhealthy Snake
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10 – Legislation in the UK
  • Part 1: Wildlife and Countryside Act 1985
  • Part 2: Dangerous Dogs Act 1991,1997
  • Module 10 Assessment
Animal Welfare Diploma Course

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

The Animal Welfare Diploma Course has been created for animal enthusiasts. As a pet owner or potential animal care assistant, this course will provide you with the information you need to feel confident in your ability to look after the health and wellbeing of dogs, cats, rabbits and snakes.

Accreditations

The Animal Welfare Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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