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Animal Licensing Inspector Award (RQF) Level 3

Overview

Key Points

  • Study key animal welfare legislation
  • Learn how to safely assess animal welfare
  • Know what steps to take to correct any issues

 

  • Train for a new career safeguarding animals
  • Get qualified within weeks
  • Gain your qualification entirely online

About your Course

The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018 sets out the duties of local authorities in England to license activities involving animals and the relevant establishments relating to this.

This includes the selling of animals as pets, the provision of boarding for cats and dogs and animal breeding. As a licensed inspector, your role will be to ensure that businesses and licensed individuals are adhering to the legislation and taking appropriate steps if not.

This level 3 award will give you the knowledge you needed to carry out the role of an animal licensing inspector safely and within the legal requirements of the legislation.

The course will cover the legislation itself and the different roles and responsibilities the legislation makes provision for. You will also learn how to assess animal welfare and know what steps or remedial action should be taken to ensure the welfare of the animal or animals.

Getting Started

learndirect is the leading UK distance learning provider. This animal licensing inspector award, level 3 is recognised and regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual).

This course has been designed to equip you with the core skills to work within a local authority setting, operating within the bounds of the Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities involving Animals (England) Regulations, 2018.

You can learn around your existing job or family commitments, as this course is provided completely online.

You will be assigned a dedicated tutor who can advise and guide you through the course, as well as provide constructive feedback on assignments. This ensures you are on the right track with your education and better prepared to safeguard animal welfare. 

There are flexible payment methods available and you can start learning from the moment you enrol.

Modules

This level 3 award consists of two units:

Unit 1: Animal Welfare Legislation

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Know the legal requirements relevant to the sector
  • Understand the correct welfare of animals in line with legislation
  • Understand the different roles and responsibilities under the legislation
  • Know correct accommodation sizes and requirements for companion animals

Unit 2: Inspecting Sites

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand how to provide advice regarding animal welfare and accommodation improvements
  • Know how to formulate and check written policies and procedures
  • Understand how to assess appropriate knowledge within animal care sites
  • Know the process for the correct supervision of staff
  • Understand appropriate training programmes required by staff

Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements to access this qualification, bar the minimum age for access to this qualification is 16 years.

Guided learning for this course is 65 hours. Total study time for this course is 90 hours.

Assessment

You will be required to create a portfolio of evidence, that you will need to submit to gain your qualification.

Qualifications

Open College Network West Midlands

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You will be required to create a portfolio of evidence, that you will need to submit to gain your qualification.

Open College Network West Midlands are a national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and Qualifications Wales, to develop and award nationally recognised qualifications.

Open College Network West Midlands work in partnership with employers, training providers, colleges, universities, schools and voluntary and community organisations to offer vocational credit-based qualifications, Access to Higher Education Diplomas and quality assured Customised Accreditation that enables learners gain employment or to progress into further learning and Higher Education. They also Quality Endorse organisations internal training and skills delivery.

Developing your career

This qualification has been developed to enable learners with experience in licensing premises under the Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018, to gain a formal qualification. Learners will have their knowledge and experience assessed across a broad range of areas from animal care to legislation and facility inspection. Learners may have the opportunity to work as an animal licencing inspector under the new legislation.

This qualification can be used by learners to gain employment in the sector with local councils or progression onto a Level 3 Diploma in a related subject.

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Key Points

  • Study key animal welfare legislation
  • Learn how to safely assess animal welfare
  • Know what steps to take to correct any issues

 

  • Train for a new career safeguarding animals
  • Get qualified within weeks
  • Gain your qualification entirely online

About your Course

The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018 sets out the duties of local authorities in England to license activities involving animals and the relevant establishments relating to this.

This includes the selling of animals as pets, the provision of boarding for cats and dogs and animal breeding. As a licensed inspector, your role will be to ensure that businesses and licensed individuals are adhering to the legislation and taking appropriate steps if not.

This level 3 award will give you the knowledge you needed to carry out the role of an animal licensing inspector safely and within the legal requirements of the legislation.

The course will cover the legislation itself and the different roles and responsibilities the legislation makes provision for. You will also learn how to assess animal welfare and know what steps or remedial action should be taken to ensure the welfare of the animal or animals.

Getting Started

learndirect is the leading UK distance learning provider. This animal licensing inspector award, level 3 is recognised and regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual).

This course has been designed to equip you with the core skills to work within a local authority setting, operating within the bounds of the Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities involving Animals (England) Regulations, 2018.

You can learn around your existing job or family commitments, as this course is provided completely online.

You will be assigned a dedicated tutor who can advise and guide you through the course, as well as provide constructive feedback on assignments. This ensures you are on the right track with your education and better prepared to safeguard animal welfare. 

There are flexible payment methods available and you can start learning from the moment you enrol.

This level 3 award consists of two units:

Unit 1: Animal Welfare Legislation

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Know the legal requirements relevant to the sector
  • Understand the correct welfare of animals in line with legislation
  • Understand the different roles and responsibilities under the legislation
  • Know correct accommodation sizes and requirements for companion animals

Unit 2: Inspecting Sites

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand how to provide advice regarding animal welfare and accommodation improvements
  • Know how to formulate and check written policies and procedures
  • Understand how to assess appropriate knowledge within animal care sites
  • Know the process for the correct supervision of staff
  • Understand appropriate training programmes required by staff

There are no specific entry requirements to access this qualification, bar the minimum age for access to this qualification is 16 years.

Guided learning for this course is 65 hours. Total study time for this course is 90 hours.

You will be required to create a portfolio of evidence, that you will need to submit to gain your qualification.

Open College Network West Midlands

Open College Network West Midlands logo

You will be required to create a portfolio of evidence, that you will need to submit to gain your qualification.

Open College Network West Midlands are a national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and Qualifications Wales, to develop and award nationally recognised qualifications.

Open College Network West Midlands work in partnership with employers, training providers, colleges, universities, schools and voluntary and community organisations to offer vocational credit-based qualifications, Access to Higher Education Diplomas and quality assured Customised Accreditation that enables learners gain employment or to progress into further learning and Higher Education. They also Quality Endorse organisations internal training and skills delivery.

This qualification has been developed to enable learners with experience in licensing premises under the Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018, to gain a formal qualification. Learners will have their knowledge and experience assessed across a broad range of areas from animal care to legislation and facility inspection. Learners may have the opportunity to work as an animal licencing inspector under the new legislation.

This qualification can be used by learners to gain employment in the sector with local councils or progression onto a Level 3 Diploma in a related subject.

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