Concentrating on small animal care, this course provides students with an insight into a career or further education within this area.
The students must provide a high standard of care for the animals which includes feeding, grooming, veterinary care and cleanliness.
Students will learn about animal behaviour, how to handle animals correctly, health and safety around animals and how to recognize good health. This course also covers maintenance of the animal area and horticulture.
By completing this course students gain an Entry level qualification in Occupational studies in the work place, Building confidence working with animals and checking that a small animal is healthy.
“The range of animals at the Hub was bigger than I thought. I really enjoyed caring for all of them”