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Feline Care, Behaviour and Welfare Award (RQF) Level 3

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Feline Care, Behaviour and Welfare Award (RQF) Level 3

Key Points

  • Learn about the causes of feline diseases
  • Develop an understanding of feline welfare
  • Study feline communication and psychological factors
  • Learn core skills to work with felines in a professional setting
  • Gain your qualification within weeks
  • Study online around your existing commitments
  • Provides 8 UCAS Tariff Points

About your Course

This level 3 award in feline care, behaviour and welfare will provide you with the essential knowledge required to work safely with felines in a professional setting such as a cattery.

You will learn about common feline diseases, feline welfare and how to provide an environment enriching to felines.

The course also provides the opportunity to study feline psychology and behaviour, allowing you to spot external factors that could be impacting on behaviour, including how to manage stress and aggression. You will also explore the bond between humans and felines and how that can impact on behaviour.

This course is ideal for anyone wanting to work with cats in a feline care or cattery setting. It will provide you with a core understanding for you to gain employment as well as open up opportunities for further study.

UCAS Status

Learners looking to go to university or continue their training at a Higher Education (HE) provider after completing one of our Level 3 animal courses will benefit from UCAS Points.

All our Level 3 animal qualifications are allocated a certain number of UCAS Tariff Points, ranging from 8 to 48 points. These are used to meet entry requirements for higher education establishments. So, if you are keen to pursue the next stage of your career, this Level 3 course will help you achieve it.

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Getting Started

learndirect is the leading UK distance learning provider. This feline care, behaviour and welfare award level 3, 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.

This level 3 award will help you start a career caring for cats in a professional setting and give you the opportunity to gain further qualifications to help your progress.

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.

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

Modules

This level 3 award consists of two units:

Unit 1: Care of Felines in Catteries

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the causes of feline diseases
  • Understand feline welfare in catteries
  • Know how to provide environmental enrichment in feline care
  • Understand the effective administration of medications to felines

Unit 2: Feline Behaviour and Psychology

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand communication behaviour in felines
  • Know the learning theory that is used in feline training
  • Understand psychological factors that contribute to feline behaviour
  • Understand physiological factors that contribute to feline behaviour
  • Understand the impact of the feline-human relationship on feline behaviour

Entry Requirements

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

Total study time for this course is 100 hours.

You will be required to create and submit a portfolio of evidence to earn your qualification.

AIM Qualifications Assessment Group

AIM Qualifications Assessment Group logo

Upon completion of this course, you will gain a Level 3 Award in Feline Care, Behaviour and Welfare. Qualification Number: 603/4263/8

AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group is a leading Awarding (AO) and End-Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO) offering award-winning qualifications and nominated end-point assessment services.

AIM has over thirty years of experience in developing high-quality qualifications that meet the needs of employers and learners. They approve the colleges, training providers, and other education centres that deliver their qualifications and work closely with them to ensure high-quality delivery.

AIM is also regulated by the public regulator governing qualifications in England – Ofqual.

This qualification has been developed to provide learners with knowledge of felines in boarding facilities. This Award meets the licensing requirements for The Animal Welfare (Licensing Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018. Learners will gain knowledge on the care of felines in catteries and feline behaviour and psychology.

This qualification can be used to enable learners to gain the knowledge to obtain employment in boarding facilities. It will also enable progression to the Level 3 Diploma in Feline Care, Behaviour and Welfare, and onto higher levels of animal-related study.

Feline Care, Behaviour and Welfare Award (RQF) Level 3

Key Points

  • Learn about the causes of feline diseases
  • Develop an understanding of feline welfare
  • Study feline communication and psychological factors
  • Learn core skills to work with felines in a professional setting
  • Gain your qualification within weeks
  • Study online around your existing commitments
  • Provides 8 UCAS Tariff Points

About your Course

This level 3 award in feline care, behaviour and welfare will provide you with the essential knowledge required to work safely with felines in a professional setting such as a cattery.

You will learn about common feline diseases, feline welfare and how to provide an environment enriching to felines.

The course also provides the opportunity to study feline psychology and behaviour, allowing you to spot external factors that could be impacting on behaviour, including how to manage stress and aggression. You will also explore the bond between humans and felines and how that can impact on behaviour.

This course is ideal for anyone wanting to work with cats in a feline care or cattery setting. It will provide you with a core understanding for you to gain employment as well as open up opportunities for further study.

UCAS Status

Learners looking to go to university or continue their training at a Higher Education (HE) provider after completing one of our Level 3 animal courses will benefit from UCAS Points.

All our Level 3 animal qualifications are allocated a certain number of UCAS Tariff Points, ranging from 8 to 48 points. These are used to meet entry requirements for higher education establishments. So, if you are keen to pursue the next stage of your career, this Level 3 course will help you achieve it.

UCAS logo

Getting Started

learndirect is the leading UK distance learning provider. This feline care, behaviour and welfare award level 3, 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.

This level 3 award will help you start a career caring for cats in a professional setting and give you the opportunity to gain further qualifications to help your progress.

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: Care of Felines in Catteries

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the causes of feline diseases
  • Understand feline welfare in catteries
  • Know how to provide environmental enrichment in feline care
  • Understand the effective administration of medications to felines

Unit 2: Feline Behaviour and Psychology

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand communication behaviour in felines
  • Know the learning theory that is used in feline training
  • Understand psychological factors that contribute to feline behaviour
  • Understand physiological factors that contribute to feline behaviour
  • Understand the impact of the feline-human relationship on feline behaviour

Entry Requirements

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

Total study time for this course is 100 hours.

Assessment

You will be required to create and submit a portfolio of evidence to earn your qualification.

Qualifications

AIM Qualifications Assessment Group

AIM Qualifications Assessment Group logo

Upon completion of this course, you will gain a Level 3 Award in Feline Care, Behaviour and Welfare. Qualification Number: 603/4263/8

AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group is a leading Awarding (AO) and End-Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO) offering award-winning qualifications and nominated end-point assessment services.

AIM has over thirty years of experience in developing high-quality qualifications that meet the needs of employers and learners. They approve the colleges, training providers, and other education centres that deliver their qualifications and work closely with them to ensure high-quality delivery.

AIM is also regulated by the public regulator governing qualifications in England – Ofqual.

This qualification has been developed to provide learners with knowledge of felines in boarding facilities. This Award meets the licensing requirements for The Animal Welfare (Licensing Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018. Learners will gain knowledge on the care of felines in catteries and feline behaviour and psychology.

This qualification can be used to enable learners to gain the knowledge to obtain employment in boarding facilities. It will also enable progression to the Level 3 Diploma in Feline Care, Behaviour and Welfare, and onto higher levels of animal-related study.

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

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