Animal health covers all areas required to ensure animal protection including prevention and treatment of illnesses, veterinary medicine, safety, proper handling and care, and more. Animal wellbeing ties closely to the wider definition of animal welfare. Whether you want to know how to care for animals, or if you have a pet and want to obtain a greater understanding of the safety and well-being of your pet, the Certificate in Animal Health Care at QLS Level 3 is the ideal course for you.
The course focuses on key topics like taking care of your pet, how to recognise and respond to animal behaviour, basic animal first aid, daily animal health care and domestic animal rehabilitation. The course was approved under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means we have undergone an external quality review to ensure that the company and the courses it provides meet specified quality standards.
By the end of the course, you will be well-equipped with the right knowledge and understanding of how to detect health problems in your pet and you can know the fundamentals of animal health care procedures if you work in animal care.
This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.
- Learning Outcomes
- Access Duration
- Who is this course for?
- Entry Requirements
- Method of Assessment
- Endorsed by
- Progression and Career Path
- Learn how to maintain and monitor an animal’s health and wellbeing.
- Gain a clear understanding of the job role in animal care and what the role entails.
- Learn of the responsibilities of working in animal care.
- Learn about common problems in farm animals.
- Learn what it’s like to be a veterinarian.
- Learn what it takes to work in a veterinary service
The course will be delivered directly to you, and from the date you joined the course you have 12 months of access to the online learning platform. The course is self-paced, and you can complete it in stages at any time.
- Individuals who are animal lovers and want to run their own animal care service
- Any individual working in veterinary care
- Animal care workers, pet care services
- Learners should be over the age of 16
- Have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy
In order to complete the course ‘Certificate in Animal Health Care at QLS Level 3’ successfully, learners will take an online multiple choice question assessment test. This online multiple choice question test is marked automatically, so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.
Those who successfully complete the course will be issued the Certificate in Animal Health Care at QLS Level 3 by the Quality Licence Scheme.
The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.
The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.
Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.
Once you successfully complete the ‘Certificate in Animal Health Care at QLS Level 3’ course, you will gain a qualification that will prove your skills and expertise in Animal Health Care. With this qualification you can further expand your knowledge by studying related courses on this subject, or you can go onto get a promotion or salary increment. You have the chance of landing a great job such as given below:
- Veterinary care worker
- Pet carer
- Pet sitting services
- Pet owners
- Animal care worker
|Celebrity Mentor Series: Dr Kate - Animal Health Care|
|Celebrity Mentor Series: Dr Kate – Meet Your Tutor||00:00:00|
|1: Celebrity Mentor Series: Dr Kate - Animal Health Care|
|Celebrity Mentor Series: Dr Kate – Animal Health Care|
|2: Taking Care of Your Animals|
|Taking Care of Your Animals – Slides|
|Taking Care of Your Animals – File download|
|Taking Care of Your Animals – Test|
|3: Common Health Issues in Domestic Pets|
|Common Health Issues in Domestic Pets – Slides|
|Common Health Issues in Domestic Pets – File download|
|Common Health Issues in Domestic Pets – Test|
|4: Identify and Respond to Animal Behaviour|
|Identify and Respond to Animal Behaviour – Slides|
|Identify and Respond to Animal Behaviour – File download|
|Identify and Respond to Animal Behaviour – Test|
|5: Basic First Aid for Animals|
|Basic First Aid for Animals – Slides|
|Basic First Aid for Animals – File download|
|Basic First Aid for Animals – Test|
|6: Routine Health Care for Animals|
|Routine Health Care for Animals – Slides|
|Routine Health Care for Animals – File download|
|Routine Health Care for Animals – Test|
|7: Rehabilitation of Domestic Animals|
|Rehabilitation of Domestic Animals – Slides|
|Rehabilitation of Domestic Animals – File download|
|Rehabilitation of Domestic Animals – Test|
|8: Maintain and Monitor Animal Health and Well-being|
|Maintain and Monitor Animal Health and Well-being – Slides|
|Maintain and Monitor Animal Health and Well-being – File download|
|Maintain and Monitor Animal Health and Well-being – Test|
|9: Common Health Problems in Farm Animals|
|Common Health Problems in Farm Animals – Slides|
|Common Health Problems in Farm Animals – File download|
|Common Health Problems in Farm Animals – Test|
|10: A Day in the Life of A Veterinarian|
|A Day in the Life of A Veterinarian – Slides|
|A Day in the Life of A Veterinarian – File download|
|A Day in the Life of A Veterinarian – Test|
|11: Working in Veterinary Services|
|Working in Veterinary Facilities – Slides|
|Working in Veterinary Facilities – File download|
|Working in Veterinary Facilities – Test|
|12: Administration Services for the Veterinary Service|
|Administration Services for the Veterinary Service – Slides|
|Administration Services for the Veterinary Service – File download|
|Administration Services for the Veterinary Service – Test|
|13: Safety in Veterinary Services|
|Safety in Veterinary Services – Slides|
|Safety in Veterinary Services – File download|
|Safety in Veterinary Services – Test|