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Awarding Body City & Guilds Course Content A 1 year full time course that provides students with the basic knowledge and practical skills needed to care for a variety of species. Practical instruction and work experience form an important part of the course. Practical facilities include access to a variety of reptiles, amphibians, fish, birds and small mammals on-campus. Course Features The course covers a wide variety of species. Work experience forms an important part of the course - students must spend the equivalent of 3 weeks at a work placement. Work placements are checked for health and safety by Careers Wales. Students are continually assessed during their course by a combination of methods . Written assignments . Oral assignments . Group projects . Practical assessments . Written tests . External short multiple choice exam Learning support is provided in class and through the Study Support Centre if required. Regular tutorials monitor student progress Keyskills IT, Communication and Application of Number are incorporated in the course. Career Prospects and Progression Students who successfully complete this course may progress to the Advanced National Certificate. Students may also move directly into a position in the industry there is an increasing demand for qualified personnel with good practical skills to work in animal enterprises. Modules 231 - Animal Health & Wellbeing 232 - Feeding & Watering Animals 233 - Work Related Experience in the Land Based Sector 234 - Safe Working With & Around Animals 235 - Introduction to Animal Science 237 - Animal Behaviour & Handling 238 - Small Business Practices in the Land Based Sector 239 - Introduction to Animal Nursing & the Veterinary Practice 241 - Introduction to Dog Grooming 243 - Wildlife Care & Rehabilitation 247 - Exotic Pet Care Method of Assessment Assessment is by means of written assignments, practical assessments and an on-line multiple choice examination. Course Length 1 Year Time of Delivery Daytime Campus Pibwrlwyd Campus Bilingual Provision Students can receive course materials in Welsh Entry Requirements Entry is subject to successful interview. Students will need to secure a placement at which to undertake the work experience component of the course. Written confirmation by the placement provider is required before students can be enrolled. Full-time or Part-time FullTime

Awarding Body City & Guilds Course Content A 1 year full time course that provides students with the basic knowledge and practical skills needed to care for a variety of species. Practical instruction and work experience form an important part of the course. Practical facilities include access to a variety of reptiles, amphibians, fish, birds and small mammals on-campus. Course Features The...

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