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Canine Nutrition Diploma Course

10 Modules , 1 Videos

  • Certified Course
  • Accredited Course
  • Online study
  • Tutor support
  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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What Will You Learn?

Canine nutrition and all things related is one of the most interesting topics that you can choose to study. It is also one of the subjects that we explore least of all.

If you are looking to gain a comprehensive knowledge base about canine health and well-being then this is the course for you. Written by our Canine Nutrition expert who has over 10 years experience in this fascinating field this course will give you a brand new respect for...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: Introducing Canine Nutrition
  • Part 1: What is nutrition?
  • Part 2: Commercial Dog Food
  • Part 3: Dog Food Ingredients
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: Digestion and Immunity
  • Part 1: The Digestive Process
  • Part 2: The Canine Immune System
  • Part 3: The Canine Immune System
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: Diet and Health
  • Part 1: Diet and Health
  • Part 2: Thyroid problems
  • Part 3: Hypertension and Hypotension
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: Nutritional Needs of the Dog
  • Part 1: Proteins, Carbohydrates and Plants
  • Part 2: Minerals
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Vitamins and Health
  • Part 1: Vitamins
  • Part 2: Water-Soluble Vitamins 
  • Part 3: Choosing Supplements
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: Feeding Options for Dog Owners
  • Part 1: Commercial Dog Food
  • Part 2: Home Cooked Dog Food
  • Part 3: Foods to Avoid
  • Part 4: 7 Dangerous Foods for Dogs
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: Life Stage Feeding
  • Part 1: Life stages
  • Part 2: Puppies, Adult dogs and Old age
  • Part 3: Vegetarian and Vegan Dogs
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8: Obesity
  • Part 1: Obesity
  • Part 2: How Obesity Affects Behaviour
  • Part 3: Weight Loss
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9: Specific Health Problems
  • Part 1: Specific Health Problems
  • Part 2: Skin and Coat Problems
  • Part 3: Cancer
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10: Whole Dog Health
  • Part 1: Food and Health Divide
  • Part 2: Other Natural Health Options
  • Part 3: Natural Therapy in Practice
  • Module 10 Assessment

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

Ideal for all dog lovers and those that would like to work in a nutrition based role with animals.

This course is suitable for everyone, from dog owners, that want to ensure their dog’s live long and healthy lives, right through to those that are looking to work in an animal related profession such as professional trainers and groomers.

The course is taught in a semi-formal style with your learning in mind. We provide a set of questions at the end of each module but also encourage practical action throughout the learning experience to start putting all of your new learning in to action.

Accreditations

The Canine Nutrition 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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