The qualification is aimed at those with some experience in the sector or those wishing to go on to further study or find employment in the sector.
Teaching will be 50% theory and 50% practical with all students having to complete practical duties on the animal unit as part of their assessment.
Assessment will be via practical demonstration of skills which will be recorded for external verification and answering of some theoretical questions reviewing these skills there are no exams.
The units that will be covered are:
- Select and prepare accommodation for animals
- Maintain animal accommodation
- Prepare feed for animals
- Provide feed and water for animals
Whilst there are no formal entry requirements, candidates must have an interest in the sector and ideally some experience working within it.
7 weekends, from 10am-4pm
13 February 2017 (Canterbury)
27 March 2017 (Canterbury)
13 February 2017 (Mottingham)
27 March 2017 (Mottingham)
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Please note that all programme specifications and course modules are subject to annual change.