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Enrol today for only £9.99 and pay no course fees until next year. What’s more you’ll be able to access your course materials straight away!

Learn At Your Own Pace

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Farm Animal Studies Level 3 Award (RQF)

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2 units
80 guided
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Farm Animal Studies Level 3 Award (RQF)

Key Points

  • Prepare for a career in farm animal care 
  • Achieve a Level 3 Award qualification
  • Start and study at any time 

 

About your Course  

Those working with farm animals are responsible for their health and welfare. This Level 3 Award in Farm Animal Studies will give you a sound knowledge base of farm animal welfare management, nutrition, and legislation. The health and welfare of farm animals, and sustainable practice are high priorities for farmers. This qualification will introduce you the health of farm animals and how to conduct a routine health check. You will have the chance to explore how good nutrition, accommodation and management practices can contribute to positive farm animal welfare. 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: Farm Animal Health and Welfare
On completing this first unit, students will be able to:
  • Understand the principles of farm animal health
  • Know how to health check farm animals
  • Know common farm animal diseases
  • Understand farm animal welfare  
 
Unit 2: Farm Animal Management, Legislation and Welfare
On completing this second unit, students will be able to:
  • Know the principles of farm animal nutrition
  • Know the principles of farm animal accommodation
  • Understand farm animal management practices
  • Understand legislation in relation to farm animal welfare

There are no other formal entry requirements for this qualification, but learners must be aged 16 and over. The course 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 Farm Animal Studies, students must achieve 10 credits.
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 of this course, you will be awarded a Level 3 Award in Farm Animal Studies, an Ofqual regulated qualification (Qualification Number: 603/7708/2).

Gatehouse Awards Ltd is an industry leading Awarding Organisation recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, England (Ofqual) and other recognition bodies worldwide.

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.

Careers

If you are already working or volunteering in a farming environment or if you have an interest in farm animal care then this qualification is perfect for you.

You may choose to progress onto higher level study, practical occupational training, a volunteering position, or a career related to farm animal care, welfare, and conservation.

Farm Animal Studies Level 3 Award (RQF)

Key Points

  • Prepare for a career in farm animal care 
  • Achieve a Level 3 Award qualification
  • Start and study at any time 

 

About your Course  

Those working with farm animals are responsible for their health and welfare. This Level 3 Award in Farm Animal Studies will give you a sound knowledge base of farm animal welfare management, nutrition, and legislation. The health and welfare of farm animals, and sustainable practice are high priorities for farmers. This qualification will introduce you the health of farm animals and how to conduct a routine health check. You will have the chance to explore how good nutrition, accommodation and management practices can contribute to positive farm animal welfare. 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: Farm Animal Health and Welfare
On completing this first unit, students will be able to:
  • Understand the principles of farm animal health
  • Know how to health check farm animals
  • Know common farm animal diseases
  • Understand farm animal welfare  
 
Unit 2: Farm Animal Management, Legislation and Welfare
On completing this second unit, students will be able to:
  • Know the principles of farm animal nutrition
  • Know the principles of farm animal accommodation
  • Understand farm animal management practices
  • Understand legislation in relation to farm animal welfare

Requirements

There are no other formal entry requirements for this qualification, but learners must be aged 16 and over. The course 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 Farm Animal Studies, students must achieve 10 credits.
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 of this course, you will be awarded a Level 3 Award in Farm Animal Studies, an Ofqual regulated qualification (Qualification Number: 603/7708/2).

Gatehouse Awards Ltd is an industry leading Awarding Organisation recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, England (Ofqual) and other recognition bodies worldwide.

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.

Careers

If you are already working or volunteering in a farming environment or if you have an interest in farm animal care then this qualification is perfect for you.

You may choose to progress onto higher level study, practical occupational training, a volunteering position, or a career related to farm animal care, welfare, and conservation.

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