Access to Animal Care (Part 1)

Course Content

Learners will gain experience working with a range of small animals which might include rabbits, rodents, reptiles and birds. There is also a project based on planning, developing and maintaining a workplace.

Entry Requirements

Applicants are required to have a keen interest in the care and handling of animals and be able to demonstrate the ability to work at SCQF level 3 (reading, writing & numeracy). Applicants may be required to undertake an interview including a practical activity.

Method of Assessment

This course is very practical and is assessed through carrying out practical tasks. The theory element of the course is assessed throughout the year.

Future Prospects

This course sets a foundation for further study. We encourage applications from successful learners to progress onto Access to Animal Care (Part 2).

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Arbroath Campus

  • Start Date

    13 Sep 2021

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    16 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Animal Care

  • Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page