Introduction to Animal Care

Course Content

This course introduces anatomy and first aid as well as practical care for small animals. The course offers an insight into broader animal care including horses, rodents and wildlife through a genuine mixture of activities and topics.

Entry Requirements

Successful two-part interview - demonstrating reading, writing and numeracy skills followed by practical tasks in small animal handling. Satisfactory academic and attendance references. Applicants will be required to work with a wide variety of small animals (including rodents, reptiles and birds). Successful applicants will be selected based on interview performance and academic references

Method of Assessment

This course is a mixture of written and practical assessments in addition to some short assignments.

Future Prospects

Successful learners may wish to apply to progress onto NC Animal Care.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Arbroath Campus

  • Start Date

    21 Sep 2020

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    32 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