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Elephant Studies Level 3 Award (RQF)

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2 units
80 guided
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Elephant Studies Level 3 Award (RQF)

Key Points

  • Learn about elephant evolution through to current conservation efforts
  • Explore how to improve the health and welfare of captive elephants
  • Achieve a Level 3 Award qualification
  • Start and study at any time

About your Course 

Elephants are intelligent creatures that have complex social lives. This Level 3 Award in Elephant Studies will give you a sound knowledge base around elephant evolution, biology, ecology, and behaviour.

You will have the chance to explore the important conservation work that is currently taking place to protect this magnificent species. In addition, the qualification will help you to gain an understanding of how elephants respond in captivity and how you can provide good care and promote the welfare of these large mammals.

All the material is readily available once you enrol, so you’re able to start right away!

Getting Started

learndirect is the UK’s leading online course provider. Our online courses give you the flexibility to engage with your studies whenever suits you best.

The benefit of online learning means that you can plan your studies around your existing commitments. So, you’re able to progress with your learning in a way that works for you, without the stressful balancing act. With no classes to attend or a timetable to stick to, you’re in control of the pace and place of your learning.

What’s more, we have dedicated and experienced online tutors to support you throughout your course. As well as all the material being readily available as soon as you enrol so you’re able to start right away.

Unit 1: Elephant Evolution, Biology, Ecology and Behaviour
On completing this first unit, students will be able to:

  • Understand the concepts of elephant evolution
  • Understand the principles of elephant biology
  • Know the principles of elephant ecology
  • Understand the principles of elephant behaviour    

 
Unit 2: Elephants in Captivity and Conservation
On completing this second unit, students will be able to:

  • Understand the principles of keeping elephants in captivity
  • Know common health problems associated with elephants in captivity
  • Know common behavioural problems of elephants in captivity
  • Understand the principles of elephant conservation

There are other no formal entry requirements for this qualification, but learners must be aged 16 and over. The study material will be delivered online, and it is available to start at any time. Enrolment remains valid for 2 years and students can complete the course at their own pace.

To successfully gain the Level 3 Award in Elephant Studies, students must complete all units.
You will be assessed through internal assessments conducted online at the end of each unit and assessed by one of our qualified animal tutors.
 
When are you assessed?
As you’re in control of how you learn, you’re also in charge of when you hand in your assignments.
This enables you to take as long as you need to thoroughly understand the unit before completing any assignments.  

 

Gatehouse Awards

Gatehouse Awards logo

Upon successful completion,  you will be awarded a Level 3 Award in Elephant Studies, an Ofqual regulated qualification (Qualification Number: 603/7703/3).

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 to gain employment or to progress into further learning and Higher Education. They also Quality Endorse organisations internal training and skills delivery.

Gatehouse Awards Ltd is a leading awarding body recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, England (Ofqual). They also have a significant international presence providing language testing services.

If you are currently working or volunteering with elephants and you’d like to top up your knowledge base, then this Award qualification is suitable for you. Alternatively, if you’re simply interested in learning more about the largest land mammals walking the earth today then this course will introduce you to these amazing creatures!

Once you have completed this qualification, we have plenty of other wildlife studies for you to progress onto and further your career prospects.

ZSL Fellowship

By studying for a Zookeeping Level 3 Diploma (RQF), you not only enhance your career prospects, but you can also become eligible for ZSL Fellowship. The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is an international conservation charity that is dedicated to ensuring that wildlife habitats continue to thrive.

Through science, field conservation and the work of ZSL London and ZSL Whipsnade Zoos, habitats are getting the help they need, continuously tackling the challenges that come their way. By undertaking the Zookeeping Level 3 Diploma (RQF), you can apply for a Fellowship. If successful, you will get unlimited access to both zoos and borrowing rights to zoological texts.

Also, if you undergo your practical training at ZSL London, you may have an opportunity to apply for a job role at the zoo should you be successful. The career possibilities are far and wide.

Elephant Studies Level 3 Award (RQF)

Key Points

  • Learn about elephant evolution through to current conservation efforts
  • Explore how to improve the health and welfare of captive elephants
  • Achieve a Level 3 Award qualification
  • Start and study at any time

About your Course 

Elephants are intelligent creatures that have complex social lives. This Level 3 Award in Elephant Studies will give you a sound knowledge base around elephant evolution, biology, ecology, and behaviour.

You will have the chance to explore the important conservation work that is currently taking place to protect this magnificent species. In addition, the qualification will help you to gain an understanding of how elephants respond in captivity and how you can provide good care and promote the welfare of these large mammals.

All the material is readily available once you enrol, so you’re able to start right away!

Getting Started

learndirect is the UK’s leading online course provider. Our online courses give you the flexibility to engage with your studies whenever suits you best.

The benefit of online learning means that you can plan your studies around your existing commitments. So, you’re able to progress with your learning in a way that works for you, without the stressful balancing act. With no classes to attend or a timetable to stick to, you’re in control of the pace and place of your learning.

What’s more, we have dedicated and experienced online tutors to support you throughout your course. As well as all the material being readily available as soon as you enrol so you’re able to start right away.

Modules

Unit 1: Elephant Evolution, Biology, Ecology and Behaviour
On completing this first unit, students will be able to:

  • Understand the concepts of elephant evolution
  • Understand the principles of elephant biology
  • Know the principles of elephant ecology
  • Understand the principles of elephant behaviour    

 
Unit 2: Elephants in Captivity and Conservation
On completing this second unit, students will be able to:

  • Understand the principles of keeping elephants in captivity
  • Know common health problems associated with elephants in captivity
  • Know common behavioural problems of elephants in captivity
  • Understand the principles of elephant conservation

Requirements

There are other no formal entry requirements for this qualification, but learners must be aged 16 and over. The study material will be delivered online, and it is available to start at any time. Enrolment remains valid for 2 years and students can complete the course at their own pace.

Assessment

To successfully gain the Level 3 Award in Elephant Studies, students must complete all units.
You will be assessed through internal assessments conducted online at the end of each unit and assessed by one of our qualified animal tutors.
 
When are you assessed?
As you’re in control of how you learn, you’re also in charge of when you hand in your assignments.
This enables you to take as long as you need to thoroughly understand the unit before completing any assignments.  

 

Qualifications

Gatehouse Awards

Gatehouse Awards logo

Upon successful completion,  you will be awarded a Level 3 Award in Elephant Studies, an Ofqual regulated qualification (Qualification Number: 603/7703/3).

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 to gain employment or to progress into further learning and Higher Education. They also Quality Endorse organisations internal training and skills delivery.

Gatehouse Awards Ltd is a leading awarding body recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, England (Ofqual). They also have a significant international presence providing language testing services.

If you are currently working or volunteering with elephants and you’d like to top up your knowledge base, then this Award qualification is suitable for you. Alternatively, if you’re simply interested in learning more about the largest land mammals walking the earth today then this course will introduce you to these amazing creatures!

Once you have completed this qualification, we have plenty of other wildlife studies for you to progress onto and further your career prospects.

ZSL Fellowship

By studying for a Zookeeping Level 3 Diploma (RQF), you not only enhance your career prospects, but you can also become eligible for ZSL Fellowship. The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is an international conservation charity that is dedicated to ensuring that wildlife habitats continue to thrive.

Through science, field conservation and the work of ZSL London and ZSL Whipsnade Zoos, habitats are getting the help they need, continuously tackling the challenges that come their way. By undertaking the Zookeeping Level 3 Diploma (RQF), you can apply for a Fellowship. If successful, you will get unlimited access to both zoos and borrowing rights to zoological texts.

Also, if you undergo your practical training at ZSL London, you may have an opportunity to apply for a job role at the zoo should you be successful. The career possibilities are far and wide.

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