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Canine Care, Behaviour & Welfare Level 3 Award (RQF)

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Canine Care, Behaviour & Welfare Level 3 Award (RQF)

Key Points

  • Learn about canine behaviour
  • Understand common behavioural issues in canines
  • Develop the skills to support canine welfare and health

 

  • Gain essential skills for a career in canine care
  • Earn a nationally recognised qualification
  • Complete your course online in a matter of weeks

About your Course

This level 3 award in canine care, behaviour and welfare will develop your skills to properly care for canines in a professional canine care setting.

You will learn to understand body language, signs of stress and common behavioural issues. All of which will help you in your career working in a kennel, dog day care or home boarding setting.

You will have the knowledge needed to properly care for the dogs in your charge, keeping them fit and healthy through proper disease prevention and diet management. You will also be able to spot signs of stress and aggression and take steps to maintain the animal’s emotional welfare.

Learning how to properly support an animal when coming into and leaving a kennel setting will also be covered in this course. This will help you to settle the animal quickly, minimising distress and avoiding the animal harming itself or others.

This course will give you the core skills needed to start a new career in canine care and management as well as provide you with the foundation to develop your knowledge through further studies.

Getting Started

learndirect is the leading UK distance learning provider. This Level 3 Award in Canine Care, Behaviour and Welfare is recognised and regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). So you can be confident that the material is relevant and meets Animal Activities Licensing (AAL) Higher Standard requirements.

It has been designed to provide you with essential knowledge about canine welfare and care.

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. You can start working towards a life-changing career in animal safety today! 

OUR PASS RATE
Animal Care & Veterinary Science (National Average 74.9%)
86.8%

This level 3 diploma consists of two units.

Unit 1: Canine Behaviour

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand canine body language
  • Know about common canine behavioural issues
  • Know common signs and causes of stress and aggression in canines
  • Understand how stress can escalate into aggression in canines

Unit 2: Care of Dogs in Kennels, Day Care and Home Boarding

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the causes, transmission and prevention of canine disease in kennel and canine care settings
  • Know about appropriate welfare and feeding of canines in kennel settings
  • Know about safe kennel exit and entry management

Learners should be aged 16 or above and be working at Level 2 or above and be comfortable working with dogs of all breeds and sizes.

Total study time for this course is 130 hours.

You will be required to create a portfolio of evidence that you will need to submit in order 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 in order 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.

On successful completion of the Level 3 Award in Canine Care, Behaviour and Welfare, learners may progress onto any Level 3 Diploma qualifications in related areas, or they may progress directly into employment or self-employment in the canine care sector.

This qualification has been designed to provide learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills to be able to work in the field of canine care providing kennelling, home or day care for canines of all breeds and sizes. Learners will understand the basics of canine behaviour including stress and aggression and will be able to provide care, including environmental enrichment for canines in their care.

Canine Care, Behaviour & Welfare Level 3 Award (RQF)

Key Points

  • Learn about canine behaviour
  • Understand common behavioural issues in canines
  • Develop the skills to support canine welfare and health

 

  • Gain essential skills for a career in canine care
  • Earn a nationally recognised qualification
  • Complete your course online in a matter of weeks

About your Course

This level 3 award in canine care, behaviour and welfare will develop your skills to properly care for canines in a professional canine care setting.

You will learn to understand body language, signs of stress and common behavioural issues. All of which will help you in your career working in a kennel, dog day care or home boarding setting.

You will have the knowledge needed to properly care for the dogs in your charge, keeping them fit and healthy through proper disease prevention and diet management. You will also be able to spot signs of stress and aggression and take steps to maintain the animal’s emotional welfare.

Learning how to properly support an animal when coming into and leaving a kennel setting will also be covered in this course. This will help you to settle the animal quickly, minimising distress and avoiding the animal harming itself or others.

This course will give you the core skills needed to start a new career in canine care and management as well as provide you with the foundation to develop your knowledge through further studies.

Getting Started

learndirect is the leading UK distance learning provider. This Level 3 Award in Canine Care, Behaviour and Welfare is recognised and regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). So you can be confident that the material is relevant and meets Animal Activities Licensing (AAL) Higher Standard requirements.

It has been designed to provide you with essential knowledge about canine welfare and care.

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. You can start working towards a life-changing career in animal safety today! 

Modules

This level 3 diploma consists of two units.

Unit 1: Canine Behaviour

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand canine body language
  • Know about common canine behavioural issues
  • Know common signs and causes of stress and aggression in canines
  • Understand how stress can escalate into aggression in canines

Unit 2: Care of Dogs in Kennels, Day Care and Home Boarding

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the causes, transmission and prevention of canine disease in kennel and canine care settings
  • Know about appropriate welfare and feeding of canines in kennel settings
  • Know about safe kennel exit and entry management

Requirements

Learners should be aged 16 or above and be working at Level 2 or above and be comfortable working with dogs of all breeds and sizes.

Total study time for this course is 130 hours.

Assessment

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

Qualifications

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 in order 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.

On successful completion of the Level 3 Award in Canine Care, Behaviour and Welfare, learners may progress onto any Level 3 Diploma qualifications in related areas, or they may progress directly into employment or self-employment in the canine care sector.

This qualification has been designed to provide learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills to be able to work in the field of canine care providing kennelling, home or day care for canines of all breeds and sizes. Learners will understand the basics of canine behaviour including stress and aggression and will be able to provide care, including environmental enrichment for canines in their care.

OUR PASS RATE
Animal Care & Veterinary Science
86.8%
(National Average 74.9%)
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