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Primate Studies Level 3 Award (RQF)

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Primate Studies Level 3 Award (RQF)

Key Points

Learn all about primates and current conservation efforts
Explore how to improve the health and welfare of captive primates
Achieve a Level 3 Award qualification
Start and study at any time 
 

About your Qualification 

Primates are intelligent and highly social mammals. This Level 3 Award in Primate Studies (RQF) will give you a sound knowledge base in primate biology, ecology, and behaviour. 
You will have the chance to explore the vital conservation work that is currently taking place to protect these amazing species. In addition, the qualification will help you to gain an understanding of how primates respond to captivity and how you can provide good care and promote the welfare of these complex 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: Primate Biology, Ecology and Behaviour 
On completion of this unit you will:
  • Understand the principles of primate biology.
  • Know the principles of primate ecology.
  • Understand key points in primate behaviour.
  • Understand the diversity of primate species.
Unit 2: Primate Conservation and Management 
On completion of this unit you will: 
  • Understand the principles of how to manage primates in the wild.
  • Understand the principles of how to manage primates in captivity.
  • Understand how to improve primate welfare in captivity. 
  • Know the principles of primate conservation.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification but learners must be aged 16 and over. The 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 qualification at their own pace. 

 

To successfully gain the Level 3 Award in Primate 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 qualification, you will be awarded a Level 3 Award in Primate Studies, an Ofqual regulated qualification (Qualification Number: 603/7710/0).


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, including in Malta, Italy, and Greece. 
With a range of English language and vocational qualifications available, Gatehouse Awards Ltd work closely with schools, colleges, employers, and industry representatives to develop and offer innovative and creative qualifications across the UK and abroad. 

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 currently working or volunteering with primates 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 primates then this qualification will introduce you to these amazing creatures!

Once you have completed this qualification, we have plenty of other wildlife study options 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.

Primate Studies Level 3 Award (RQF)

Key Points

Learn all about primates and current conservation efforts
Explore how to improve the health and welfare of captive primates
Achieve a Level 3 Award qualification
Start and study at any time 
 

About your Qualification 

Primates are intelligent and highly social mammals. This Level 3 Award in Primate Studies (RQF) will give you a sound knowledge base in primate biology, ecology, and behaviour. 
You will have the chance to explore the vital conservation work that is currently taking place to protect these amazing species. In addition, the qualification will help you to gain an understanding of how primates respond to captivity and how you can provide good care and promote the welfare of these complex 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: Primate Biology, Ecology and Behaviour 
On completion of this unit you will:
  • Understand the principles of primate biology.
  • Know the principles of primate ecology.
  • Understand key points in primate behaviour.
  • Understand the diversity of primate species.
Unit 2: Primate Conservation and Management 
On completion of this unit you will: 
  • Understand the principles of how to manage primates in the wild.
  • Understand the principles of how to manage primates in captivity.
  • Understand how to improve primate welfare in captivity. 
  • Know the principles of primate conservation.

Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification but learners must be aged 16 and over. The 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 qualification at their own pace. 

 

Assessment

To successfully gain the Level 3 Award in Primate 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 qualification, you will be awarded a Level 3 Award in Primate Studies, an Ofqual regulated qualification (Qualification Number: 603/7710/0).


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, including in Malta, Italy, and Greece. 
With a range of English language and vocational qualifications available, Gatehouse Awards Ltd work closely with schools, colleges, employers, and industry representatives to develop and offer innovative and creative qualifications across the UK and abroad. 

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 currently working or volunteering with primates 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 primates then this qualification will introduce you to these amazing creatures!

Once you have completed this qualification, we have plenty of other wildlife study options 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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